Concord Institute


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)

Online introductory events: Saturday 4 July (12pm-1.15pm)

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


SEP 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

11 - 19 July

Online Event

JumpStart: Health-in-Action

JumpStart: Health-in-Action (online) is a two-weekend online programme that will be an abbreviated form of our annual residential JumpStart programme. The intention of this programme is to transform your experience of life from being something to overcome or survive to being a journey of ever unfolding possibility.


For graduates of the iEvolve seminar

20, 23, 26 July

Online Series

Japanese Summer Cooking

We invite you to create a Japanese Summertime feel in your home, joining with Mutsuko Johnson for three online cooking classes. Students are invited to join for the whole series, or simply one or two classes.


Open to all


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


JUL/AUG 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


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

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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


"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

"I came to iEvolve looking for a breakthrough that would progress an on-going commitment to become a more conscious being, capable of making a real contribution to others and thus living a life worth living. The three day and ...

Carissa Bub

Executive and Team Coach, Podcast Host, Speaker

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

HeartSpace was an incredibly moving programme. It took me to some much deeper places in terms of my feelings about my parents, and showed me more than I was expecting about myself. I released pain, sadness, love ...

Charlotte Hopper

Service Manager

The Foundation Course was an adventure of inquiry and discovery about the nature of the mind and the heart. It brought me great presence, open-heartedness and authenticity - not merely for myself, but in ...

Danny Schmulevitch

Environmental Facilitator

These yoga classes are different from others I have undertaken previously. I especially like the pace and the time given for each pose and the rest period between. I feel much calmer after the classes, and I've noticed my energy ...

Charlotte Delaney

Marketing Director

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

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

I have a lot more energy since taking part in the yoga series and it has been easier to deal with stressful situations. ...

Lisa Gepheart

Teaching Assistant

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