Andrea Lieberstein, MPH, RDN, RYT, will be presenting at the 2016 HMI Gathering in Paicines, California on October 16th. Andrea is a mindful eating expert, mindfulness-based stress reduction instructor, registered dietitian nutritionist, mindfulness-based coach, and registered yoga instructor. She has been teaching mindfulness meditation since 1993 and leads mindful eating retreats and trainings at renowned retreat centers internationally. Andrea trains health professionals in mindfulness-based eating awareness training (MB-EAT), maintains a private practice and was a leader in developing and implementing Mindfulness and Mind Body Spirit programs at Kaiser Permanente Northern California for over 20 years. She is a contributing author to the forthcoming book, Resources for Teaching Mindfulness: An International Handbook, as well as The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook and Some Leaders are Born Women. One of her greatest joys is bringing the life transforming practices of mindfulness, mindful eating and living to others, opening the door to the abiding calm, peace, well-being and clear seeing these practices offer.
The Big Picture of Mindfulness & Mindful Eating
Andrea’s presentation will introduce the principles, research and a key practice of Mindful Eating. Mindful eating addresses the mindless and stress-related eating, emotional eating, disordered eating patterns and obesity so prevalent in our culture. Through mindful eating practices, one learns to pay attention to what the body really needs and why, how to experience the full pleasure and taste of food without overeating, and how to release the guilt and struggle so often associated with eating. With mindful awareness and education, one can make and enjoy food choices that focus on quality rather than quantity and support healthy sustainable living for the oneself and the planet.
Cultivating Community: Land, Food, Health will offer thought-provoking presentations and breakout sessions on various consumer and producer interests. Local food security, land health, strengthening our communities and nourishing our bodies all included! We have something for everyone, so come learn from the experts!
Many of our acclaimed speakers are celebrated throughout the world. Our special keynote speaker, “America’s Most Famous Farmer” himself, Joel Salatin of Polyface Farms, will be sure to inspire us all.
We’ll also enjoy beautiful landscapes, farm-fresh food and be on the land with the animals. This is no ordinary conference.
Won’t you join us?