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Alex Jack (USA),

is president of Planetary Health, Inc. and the Amberwaves grassroots network to preserve rice, wheat, and other grains from genetic engineering, climate change, and other challenges. He has served as executive director of Kushi Institute, director of the One Peaceful World Society, and editor-in-chief of East West Journal. He has helped introduce macrobiotics to China and Russia and has written many books, including The Cancer Prevention Diet, Aveline Kushi’s Complete Guide to Macrobiotic Cooking, The Book of Macrobiotics, The One Peaceful World Cookbook, and The Mozart Effect: Tapping the Power of Music to Heal the Body, Strengthen the Mind, and Unlock the Creative Spirit.


He is on the guest faculty of the Kushi Institute of Europe and the Oshawa Center in Japan and has presented at the Cardiology Institute in St. Petersburg, the Zen Temple in Beijing, Shakespeare’s New Globe Theatre in London, and Rosas Dance Company in Brussels.











April 12 – 14, 2019

with Alex Jack


Your Personal Outlook for 2019 a Soil 8 Year:

Opportunities and Lessons

Nine Star Ki is the system of astrology and directionology
underlying the I Ching, the Aztec Calendar, and other
ancient cosmologies.
It divides people into 9 star types:

  • flexible 1 Waters
  • gentle 2 Soils
  • romantic 3 and 4 Trees
  • balanced 5 Soils
  • disciplined 6 and 7 Metals
  • visionary 8 Soils
  • passionate 9 Fires



The new energy year brings each of us unique opportunities and challenges, and areas of special emphasis - including issues of physical health and emotional well-being, relationships and social interaction, finances, work and career.


Participants will gain detailed insight into their:

  1. Year’s Specific Theme
  2. Special Prospects and Possibilities
  3. Lessons to Learn and Challenges to Work Through
  4. Issues of Timing – what to begin or delay, and how
    to proceed
  5. Spirituality and Topics of Meaning and Purpose

This information will help you make informed choices and decisions; fashion a practical approach for well-being and personal growth; and act appropriately in changing times.


Detailed hour-to-hour program


17.45 - 18.00 Registration
18.15 - 19.00 Dinner
19.30 - 21.00 Lecture: Setting the Stage:
Introducing Nine Star Ki: theory & applications



07.30 - 8.30 Do-In morning exercises with Valentina
08.45 - 09.15 Breakfast
09.30 - 11.00 Lecture: Getting Personal: Part 1
Identifying & interpreting your first number. Describing the nine natures
11.00 - 11.15 Tea break
11.15 - 12.45 Lecture: Getting Personal: Part 2
Continuation of the above…
Identifying your second & third numbers
14.45 - 16.15 Lecture: Getting Practical: Part 1
Each number’s Special Theme, Prospects & Possibilities, Lessons to Learn & Challenges to work through, Issues of Timing - what to begin or delay, and how to proceed, Your Relationships, Health & Travel
16.15 - 16.30 Tea break
16.30 - 18,00 Lecture: Getting Practical: Part 2
Continuation of the above…
18.15 - 19,00 Dinner



07.30 - 8.30 Do-In morning exercises or Nordic Walking with Jarka
08.45 - 09.15 Breakfast
09.30 - 11.00 Lecture: Getting Centred:
Spirituality, the special & specific opportunities available for you this year
11.00 - 11.15 Tea break
11.15 - 12.45 Lecture: Wider Influences:
2019’s broader social dynamics – economical, political and governmental within & between countries
13.00 - 14.30 Lunch, Deshima shopping and farewell




Time: from Friday 17.30h till Sunday 14.00h
Place: Delicious Deshima, Amsterdam
Costs: 345 Euro, including warm organic macro-vegan meals, study material and participation certificate.
Classes are in English.


Early Bird offer

Get 20 Euro free Deshima shopping voucher for the registrations received before February 12
Get 50 Euro free Deshima shopping voucher for the registration together with back-to-back Art of Life School Level I, II or III



Please check our Accommodation Tips for options.



These courses have limited space, so register early!


2019 Nine Star Ki Registration Form


Your registration is final after receiving your registration form and non-refundable down payment of 100 Euro.
In case of cancellation more than six weeks prior to a course, a full refund is granted except for the non-refundable down payment. Less than six weeks prior to a course or departure during a course, than no refund is possible
Bank ABN-AMRO Amsterdam
IBAN: NL77ABNA0498608468


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Refund & Cancellation Policy

In case of your cancellation, more than 6 weeks prior to a course, full refund is granted except for the non-refundable down payment. Less than six weeks prior to a course, or if interrupting a course, no refund is possible. This policy is valid for all educational programs.

The minimum amount of registrations for the course is 7. We reserve the right to cancel the course if there are less than 7 registrations.

In case of this type of cancellation, 1 week notice before the course starts, full refund is granted or you can leave your credit amount with us to follow next/another course.



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