Concord Institute

iEvolve

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 18, Saturday 19, Sunday 20 (9am-11pm), Wednesday 23 September (7pm-11pm)

upcoming iEvolve guest evenings*

See above for online event details.

*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 and online resources

18-23


SEP 2020

iEvolve

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

From July 2020


Concord Coaching Services

For the first time, Concord Institute will be offering coaching services to the community at large. Six sessions will take place over a 6-12 week period, drawing on our model of Integral Coaching, which is customised to meet the individual needs of each person’s situation.

Online

For graduates of the iEvolve seminar

Starts 12 August


Tensegrity Series

We invite you to join us for an eight-week Tensegrity series, learning movements from the Seers of Ancient Mexico. Classes will be held at Concord Institute, with an option to join online.

Concord Institute (Attendance online via Zoom also available)

Open to all

27-30


AUG 2020

Treasures From The Ancient World

During this four day retreat in the timeless Oxon Hoath Estate, we will immerse ourselves in the universe of the old knowledge through the exploration of the symbolic language of astrology and the cards.

Oxon Hoath, Kent, UK

Open to all

7-11


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

13-18


NOV 2020

HeartSpace

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

see all our upcoming programmes and online resources

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

testimonials

The Foundation Course really helped me appreciate my body and its needs. I found that if I threw myself in to everything on offer that I felt very well and stopped getting caught up in everyday issues and the ...

Mike Lim

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

iEvolve sounded like a nice idea as I have always been interested in growing. I said yes, signed up, and then an overwhelming fear came upon me “What have I done?!” Yet, there was an inner trust in my own ...

Laura Muresan

Photographer

Before I did the Mastery programme, I would have never called myself a cook. I always wanted to have access to the kitchen and cooking, but actually found the kitchen confusing and difficult. Participating in the ...

Sarah Williams

Media professional

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

Kinesiologist

Being Here Present Now was a powerful experience, unlike anything else I’ve done. It totally shook me up. I am still present to the huge amount of energy that was freed up that weekend; it was like a clearing ...

Dan Sherlock

GP

I had a very moving experience of the iEvolve programme. I wanted to feel that breakthrough in my body so I enrolled in the Foundation Course. The course placed a focus on our day to day way of being in life, a ...

Susanne Roche-Iles

Kinesiologist

Coaching is a commitment to making a difference in someone’s life. As a coach at Concord, I have experienced the extraordinary privilege of working with people and listening to them open up about the realities of their life. ...

Paul Byers

Sales Director

"My friend invited me to iEvolve when I was in a really tough place in my life. Health issues were affecting my ability to work and I was in a relationship that wasn’t serving me. Underlying this was a deeper question that ...

Lucie Thring

Shiatsu Practitioner & Taiko Drummer

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