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Exploring Mindful Eating: Professional Workshop and Public Workshop with Lynn Rossy


Professional Workshop: October 22, 2021, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Public Workshop, October 23, 2021, 9:30 am-4:30 pm

Pierpont Commons, U. Michigan, Ann Arbor & Virtually on Zoom


Lynn Rossy, Ph.D., is a health psychologist, author, researcher, and Kripalu and Energy Medicine Yoga (EMyoga©) teacher specializing in mindful eating and living. She teaches a mindful eating program called Eat for Life. She is the President of The Center for Mindful Eating and the Executive Director of Tasting Mindfulness.


Professional Workshop, Friday, Oct. 22: Exploring Mindful Eating: Research, Practice, and Application

Day One of Discover Mindful Eating is designed for professionals who work with clients with disordered eating and eating disorders (e.g., binge eating and bulimia nervosa). Learn about the research on the life-affirming practice of mindful eating, understand the philosophical underpinnings, learn how to introduce mindful eating and related practices to your clients, and practice mindful eating yourself. Specialized resources for ongoing support to you after the workshop will be provided.


Public Workshop, Saturday, Oct. 23: The Joy of Mindful Eating

On Day Two, open to both professional and public audiences, learn BASICS of Mindful Eating, a tool which can change the way you eat forever. Learn to use mindfulness to identify hunger and satiety, to soothe your emotions without food, to connect to your body with compassion, and to savor food for the greatest enjoyment. Largely experiential, this workshop will generate a greater appreciation for eating, feelings of gratitude for your body, and the desire to care for your body with joy.


Our current plan is to offer the workshop virtually and in-person. If the changing COVID situation requires, we may limit or eliminate the in-person component of the workshops. Note that our in-person venue requires everyone to show proof of vaccination, use a mask, and practice social distancing.


Fees: $150 for 1 day; $250 for 2 days. Early Bird (register by Oct. 7th): $125 for 1 day; $225 for 2 days.


Scholarships are available. CEs will be available for social workers (11 hours); $100 fee.

 

Venue Information

Pierpont Commons
2101 Bonisteel Boulevard
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
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Organizer Information

Ann Arbor Center for Mindfulness


101 West Liberty Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
(734) 926-9525

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