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Speaking - OTF - What would it be like to let go of worry over what and how much to eat?

  • Orange Theory Fitness 975 Diablo Avenue Novato, CA, 94947 United States (map)

What would it be like to let go of worry over what and how much to eat?

In our world of abundant food and information, knowing what to eat can sometimes feel overwhelming. It seems easier to listen to the experts rather than trust the wisdom of our own bodies to guide us how to eat.

This workshop will teach practices to once again trust your body’s subtle cues and reclaim your ability to eat more mindfully. Research suggests that a regular mindfulness practice is associated with healthier eating habits and less emotional eating. 

You will also be introduced to the practice of mindful self-compassion. Research has shown self-compassion to promote health behaviors, including eating a healthier diet and regular exercise, and self-compassion has also been found to be a more effective motivator than self-criticism. Workshop format will include guided mindful eating and self-compassion practices and time for Q &A.

Marcella Cox, MS is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, a mindfulness teacher and mother. She specializes in treating eating disorders, negative body-image, excessive/insufficient exercise and self-image issues. She is dedicated to helping clients heal their relationship with food, their body and themselves so they can live their lives with greater ease and joy. For more information visit www.marcellacox.com

Katherine Dittmann, MS, RD, is a nutrition therapist specializing in eating behaviors. She uses a food-positive and practical approach, weaving in concepts from yoga and mindfulness to help people connect with the body and eat with more ease. She is a former chef, certified Mindfulness-Based Yoga Therapy for Eating Disorders teacher, and trained Mindful Self-Compassion teacher. For more information visit TheCompassionateBodyCenter.com.