transformational programme

iEvolve is our core educational programme, introducing participants to the transformational work of Concord Institute.

The programme’s rigorous process of self-enquiry offers a new engagement with life that is at once redemptive, yet at the same time acts as a springboard to catapult our lives into the unknown of evolutionary possibility.

upcoming iEvolve programmes:

The iEvolve programme takes place over three full days and one evening

Friday 20, Saturday 21, Sunday 22 (9am-11pm), Wednesday 25 March (7-11pm)

upcoming iEvolve guest evenings*

If you have an interest in the programme please call 020 7607 1140

*free event

about our work

The primary mission of Concord Institute is to promote greater self-reliance when it comes to achieving and maintaining optimal health and well-being.

The secondary mission is to produce fundamental and significant shifts in human awareness to create new openings for growth and development.

The educational curriculum of the Concord Institute employs an integral model for health and well-being that encompasses wholefoods, culinary arts training, bodywork practices, self-inquiry, self-expression and the creative arts.

selected upcoming programmes


MAR 2020


iEvolve is our core educational programme, introducing participants to the transformational work of Concord Institute.

The programme’s rigorous process of self-enquiry offers a new engagement with life that is at once redemptive, yet at the same time acts as a springboard to catapult our lives into the unknown of evolutionary possibility.

Concord Institute, London

Open to all


FEB 2020

Jean’s Wholefoods Primer

Join us for an easy and accessible introduction to wholefood and macrobiotic cooking taught by Jean Torné, recognised as one of the top wholefoods cooking teachers in the world.

Concord Institute, London

Open to all

5, 12, 26

MAR 2020

Soba Night

We invite you to join us for an evening of sumptuous soba noodles in delicious broth. Service will begin at 7.30pm prompt! A light dessert is also included.

Concord Institute, London

Open to all


MAR/APR 2020

Spring Cooking Intensive

Join us for a Cooking Intensive with Jean Torné, celebrating the new growth of Spring, energising and immersing yourself in the culinary delights of the season.

Concord Institute, London, N7 7NU

Open to all

30 - 25

MAR-MAY 2020

Traditional Indian Yoga

Join us for this series of 8 yoga classes and undertake a journey of bodily awareness, mental focus and relaxation. We will practice asana (physical postures), pranayama (breathing techniques) and dhyana (meditation).

Concord Institute, London

Open to all


APR-JUN 2020

The Foundation Course

The Foundation Course is a three-month course that is offered to graduates of the iEvolve programme on completion. It is an integral part of the educational curriculum of the Institute and is specifically designed to provide the tools and training necessary to sustain and build upon the breakthrough produced in iEvolve.

Concord Institute, London

For graduates of the iEvolve seminar


April 2020

Power, Intent and Evolution

This residential programme over four full days is intended for those who have completed a basic transformation programme such as iEvolve. It contains equal portions of bodywork and dialogue, each of which is used to release and redeploy energy.

Oxon Hoath, Hadlow, Kent

For graduates of the iEvolve seminar

29, 30, 31

MAY 2020

On Leadership

If you go into the business or self-improvement sections of any large bookshop, you’ll probably find more books written each year about leadership than about any other subject. What is it about this topic that so fascinates and concerns us?

Concord Institute, London

For graduates of the iEvolve seminar

17, 18, 19

JUL 2020

Basic Alchemy

Learn the essentials of Macrobiotics and Oriental Healing, with well-known teacher and acupuncturist, Michael Rossoff. The course is educational and highly interactive, bringing clarity to our understanding of health and healing through discussion and lively conversation. 

Concord Institute, London

Open to all


AUG 2020


JumpStart is a seven-day residential that takes place at Oxon Hoath in Kent. The programme offers intensive training in wholefood cooking and bodywork practice, alongside dialogue that questions our conventional way of looking at life.

Oxon Hoath, Kent, UK

For graduates of the iEvolve seminar


OCT 2020

Being Here, Present Now

The question is often asked, “Where do we go from here?” Yet wherever we go, we are always here. We never really arrive in the future. Like tomorrow, it is always at least an increment away. Still, we are always here. Shall we not dedicate some time to explore this ‘here’?

Concord Institute, London

For graduates of the iEvolve seminar


NOV 2020


Our inability to encounter each other authentically, naked if you will, not mediated through the social veneer of our personalities and concomitant strategies, may be the main reason why there is so much suffering and anxiety in the area of human relationships.

Concord Institute, London

For graduates of the iEvolve seminar


DEC 2020

Being in Business

The aim of this programme is to transform your experience of work from being based on strength of will to being based on energetic resonance, so that rather than pursuing a future you are able to let one find you.

Concord Institute, London

For graduates of the iEvolve seminar

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about concord institute

In October 1998 the Concord Institute for Integral Studies was set up as the main education and training centre for the Community Health Foundation (CHF), a registered UK charity founded in 1976 on Old Street in London.

The mandate of the Community Health Foundation is and has been to offer educational programmes and services to the community at large that enable people to become more self-reliant in terms of assuming greater responsibility for their health and well-being.

The particular education and training in “self-health” offered by the CHF has been variously referred to as the macrobiotic, holistic or integral approach because it takes a larger and more comprehensive view in understanding the human condition.

Among other things, this approach encompasses the physical, psychological, social and spiritual dimensions of people’s lives.

The institute discovered that taking a holistic approach was more efficacious in the long run toward restoring health and biological integrity, and for building more powerful immune capabilities for dealing with potential health problems that may lie in the future.

est. 1976, over 40 years of supporting
healthy and purposeful living

the last 10 years: (2007-2017)
294 programmes

5,676 participants
34,862 meals served


When I decided to do the iEvolve programme I had reached a point in my life where I felt that I couldn’t just keep going on as I used to. Even though I was in a good place after engaging in therapy, I feared ...

Sonja Dorau


Being Here, Present Now is an opportunity to stop, quieten, to pause everyday life; and to use that space to get present to who and what is there in each of us. It was an incredibly powerful experience, and after the programme ...

Anna Halsall

Support Worker

Participating on The Foundation Course at Concord Institute has created a new space for me to be in my life I didn’t know was possible. Through practising the disciplines of bodywork, wholefoods cooking and ...

Blandine Bardeau

Artist, Macrobiotic Health Coach & Cook

Whereas iEvolve cracks open the seed, The Foundation Course provides a hot house for it to grow and gain strength. It is a highly practical programme that nourishes body, mind and heart and breaks up fixed ...

Tim Crowther

"I came to participate on iEvolve, somewhat recognising that my experiences of life (particularly around relationships, work and wellbeing) was repetitive - I was complaining about the same stuff all the time. I could see ...

Raphy Mendoza

Brand Strategist and Designer

I learned so much about the brain and how we perceive in On Leadership, and yet the course was so much more than facts and learning. I have actually found my vision... and it is now showing up in my daily life. ...

Susanne Roche-Iles


The Foundation Course was a journey of personal realisation and genuine change. I found that the more I was willing to observe and engage both by myself and with the group the more I got out of it. It is a tiring ...

David Barker

The effect of participating in Power, Intent and Evolution was a profound one. I came out of the programme, especially the first time around, with all my senses amplified and having a clear vision for the year ...

Ales Marek

web developer, Tensegrity facilitator

What an amazing few days on Being in Business! David Norris is a magician and I felt completely supported by the group, I couldn’t have been in safer hands. I released some old energy stuck in the past - for as long as I can ...

Zoe Moyers


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