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Online Macrobiotic Winter Conference

January 20 – 26, 2019

The 2nd Macrobiotic Online Winter Conference, featuring leaders of the global macrobiotic movement, will be held January 20th thru the 27th, 2019.

The Macrobiotic Online Winter Conference is bringing together the Macrobiotic Community, as well as bringing enrichment, study, development and fun right into your home.

Hosted by Bettina Zumdick, and Alex Jack

Opening Session
 on Sunday, January, 20th: 2 pm - 3:30 pm - free of charge to anyone who wishes to participate.

Welcome and Intro with Bettina Zumdick, Alex Jack and Edward Esko

Session #1
 Monday, January 21st, 12 noon - 1:30 pm ET (all times listed in Eastern Time US)

Valentina Nelissen (Kushi Institute Amsterdam) - "Raising happy, healthy children"

Session #2 Monday, January 21st, 2 pm - 3:30 pm

Fatima Al Mansoori - “Human Consciousness & Yogic Sciences”

Session #3 Monday, January 21st, 7 pm - 8:30 pm

Jessica Porter - "The 7 Levels of Consciousness".

Session #4
 Tuesday, January 22nd, 12 noon - 1:30 pm ET 

Warren Kramer - “Why am I so TIRED?”

Session #5 Tuesday, January 22nd, 2 pm - 3:30 pm ET

Christina Pirello - TBA

Session #6 Tuesday, January 22nd, 7 pm - 8:30 pm ET

Virginia Harper - "The Importance of Tracking Your Healing Process"

Session #7
 Wednesday, January 23rd, 12 noon - 1:30 pm ET

Sommer White, MD - "The Opiod Crisis"

Session #8 Wednesday, January 23rd, 2 pm - 3:30 pm ET

Bettina Zumdick, MEA - “Adrenal Gland and Thyroid Health”

Session #9 Wednesday, January 23rd, 7 pm - 8:30 pm ET

Anthony Dissen - "Understanding the Immune System"

Session #10
 Thursday, January 24th, 12 noon - 1:30 pm ET

Edward Esko - "Dementia - The Macrobiotic Approach"

Session #11 Thursday, January 24th, 2 pm - 3:30 pm ET

Tom Monte - "How to become the better you"

Session #12 Thursday, January 24th, 7 pm - 8:30 pm ET

Verne Varona - "Healing happens - what it really takes"

Session #13
 Friday, January 25th, 12 noon - 1:30 pm ET

David and Nicola McCarthy - "Living a Macrobiotic Way of Life in Today's Face-Paced Crazy World!"

Session #14 Friday, January 25th, 2 pm - 3:30 pm ET

David Sergel - "Finding meaning in observing the natural world"

Session #15 Friday, January 25th, 7 pm - 8:30 pm ET

Alex Jack - “Spirals of History”


Closing Session on Saturday, January 26th 12 noon - 1:30 pm free of charge to anyone who wishes to participate.

*Subject to change • Presentations are 1 hour + with 15-30 minutes of Q&A and discussion

All sessions are recorded for convenient playback and will be available for up to 6 weeks after the conference.

The Online Macrobiotic Winter Conference is the first of its kind, bringing macrobiotic friends together from around the planet

Cost: Entire Conference: Early Bird until 12/31st $295 • Regular Price: $325

Per Diem Rate - coming soon: $79 (Please specify date)

Other Ways to Sign Up:

2.     Sign up on directly (under this event’s name)

3.     Send check and your email address to Planetary Health, Inc. Box 487, Becket MA 01223


Testimonials from Last Year’s Winter Conference:

“Absolutely fantastic! A brilliant idea!”—David Stephen Rubin

"Thank you so much for everything!  The most amazing and informative conference I've ever had the privilege of attending!”—Jeb Hibpshman

 “It was so great to see macrobiotic friends enjoying a lecture similar to what they would attend in Becket or at our new summer conference without having to leave their homes! The lectures were dynamic, funny and very informative. I was so happy to see macrobiotic information being shared since the loss of the Institute!”Sheri-Lynn DeMaris

“That conference was just remarkable. I was amazed at the quality of the presentations and the range of topics.”—Ariane Cherbuliez

“Christina inspired me to cook again! I adored the ballerina (Valentina). I was also very, very moved by Tom Monte lecture. It really resonated with me. Thank you again for this wonderful forum.”—Fran Verma

“I really loved it. Just being united via on line with everyone felt good. The information was great! I'm sad it is over."—Jean Edelman

 “Kudos for the conference and all the organizing that you did to make it happen. I loved the gender parity!”—Cathy Albanese

“I have enjoyed the ease of attending a Macro conference via the Webinar because I could watch in my jammies if I wanted!”—Dorcas Gerace

“Great program! Very informative! I was able to catch a few sessions live but loved being able to watch the rest on my own time. It did feel l like being in a spaceship with friends! Please do it again soon!”—Alice Fava