Explore this recorded Shambhala Online course at your own pace.
If you think of mindful eating as chewing on a single raisin for hours on end, think again. Exploring food with Marcella is anything but a chore or a bore.
This course brings together cross-cultural spiritual teachings and cutting-edge research (heaven), practical tools (earth), and group support (human) to experientially transform food from a means of survival into an expression of personal dignity and enlightened society.
This class will not only enrich your spiritual and intellectual understanding of mindful eating; it will give you simple, effective practices for resolving the unconscious behaviors that sabotage your relationship with food, so that you can effortlessly join the view and practice of eating properly at meal time.
Module 1: Introduction
Module 2: Mindful Eating: Why Bother?
Module 3: Feeding the Ghosts: Healing Unhealthy Food Habits: The Universality of Hunger
Module 4: Making Peace with Your Trigger Foods
Module 5: Stabilizing the Body with Fermented Foods & Breakfast
Module 6: Your Life is the Supreme Meal
Module 7: What’s Next?
Marcella Friel is a natural foods chef and mindful eating mentor who helps health-conscious women love and forgive themselves, their food, and their figure. Marcella leads the highly popular course, Mindful Eating: Joining Heaven and Earth at the Meal Table, on Shambhala Online.
A student of the Shambhala teachings since 1987 and a teacher since 1996, Marcella cooked for three-year retreatants at Gampo Abbey and has taught mindful eating in the context of oryoki practice at Warrior Assembly and Summer Dathün programs.
She is the author of Tap, Taste, Heal: Use Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) to Eat Joyfully and Love Your Body and of two best-selling courses on DailyOM.
In 2018 Marcella founded the Women, Food, and Forgiveness Academy, an online mentorship program to guide women on the path of unconditional self-love and sustainable body-weight balance.
Marcella lives in the high mountain desert of Southern Colorado and spends her free time soaking in the half-dozen hot springs near her home.
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