Training Retreat: Mindful Eating, Conscious Living

Join Jan Chozen Bays, MD, author of Mindful Eating, for this 5-day professional training retreat. 

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April 29 to May 4, 2014
Great Vow Monastery, Clatskanie, OR.

Jan Chozen Bays, MD, is a pediatrician and meditation teacher from Oregon. She is the author of Mindful Eating: Rediscovering a Healthy and Joyful Relationship with Food and How to Train a Wild Elephant, a collection of 53 mindfulness exercises. Jan and her colleague Char Wilkins, MSW, LCSW continue to offer a 5-day Professional Training through the UCSD Center for Mindfulness entitled ”Mindful Eating, Conscious Living” based upon their work in this field and Jan’s book.

Register for “Mindful Eating, Conscious Living.”

In her news post about the retreat, Chozen Bays offers tips for introducing mindful eating within a family. Read the tips here. You may also want to check out “Eat, Drink, and Be Mindful” from the April issue of Mindful magazine. Jean L. Kristeller, founder of Mindfulness-Based Eating Awareness Training (MB-EAT) takes us through a mindful-eating technique for snacking.