If you are not ready for either of the TAME Your Appetite Programs, you may prefer to learn about mindfulness-based eating awareness training through one of these TAME Your Appetite Introductory Workshops.
ONE HOUR INTRODUCTORY WORKSHOPS
A wonderful way to start your journey into mindful eating is by attending one of Dr. Sheila’s One Hour Introductory Workshops. In this workshop, Dr. Sheila will explain the principles of mindful eating, teach you a basic mindfulness meditation and lead you through a mindful eating experience.
The topics covered include:
- What is Mindful Eating?
- Using Meditation as a Tool
- A Mindful Eating Experiment
- Aspects of Mindful Eating
- Fullness and Satisfaction
- Eating Mindfully with others
- 7 Skills for Mindful Eating
You can join one of these workshops either in-person or online. Handouts will be provided.
FULL-DAY MINDFUL EATING WORKSHOPS
You can deepen your exposure to and understanding of mindful eating by attending a full day workshop where you dive deeper into the principles of mindful eating, expand your skills for mindfulness meditation and experience mindful eating in real time. This workshop is six hours long and comes with a Student Guide.
I hope that you will join me soon for one of these amazing opportunities to become a mindful eater!
Full-Day Program Syllabus
Here’s what the full day workshops cover:
- Introduction and Review of Program Principles
- The Raisin Exercise
- Inner and Outer Wisdom: Making Choices Around Food
- Introducing Outer Wisdom Concepts
- Outer Wisdom: How People Become Overweight
- Introducing Inner Wisdom: Mindfulness Meditation
- Reasons for Mindfulness Meditation
- Previous Experience with Meditation
- Basic Meditation Instructions
- Initial Mindfulness Meditation Practice
- Purpose of Daily Practice
- Moving in New Directions: Using the KEEP IT OFF checklist
- Inner Wisdom: Mini-Meditations
- Mindful Eating Exercise: High Fat Foods
- Outer Wisdom: A Mindful Approach to Calories
- 500 Calorie Challenge
- Inner Wisdom: Physical Hunger Awareness
- Inner Wisdom: Emotional Eating Triggers
- Outer Wisdom: Physical Activity, Health and Wellness
- Inner Wisdom: Taste Satisfaction and Satiety
- Mindful Eating Exercise: Chocolate!
- Outer Wisdom: Restaurant Eating
- Relationship between Physical Hunger/Fullness/Body Satiety Scales
- Outer Wisdom: My Plate
- Mindful Eating Exercise: Fruits and Vegetables
- Connecting Inner and Outer Wisdom
- Integrated Mindful Eating Meditation
You can participate in the TAME Your Appetite Workshops either in person or online.
Option 1: IN-PERSON WORKSHOP
The In-Person Introductory Workshops are one hour long and are held in Santa Monica, California. In-Person Workshops are limited to 10 participants.
Option 2: ONLINE WORKSHOP
The Online Introductory Workshops are one hour long and are offered via video conferencing.
Option 1: IN-PERSON WORKSHOP
The In-Person Full–Day Workshops are six hours long, and are held in Santa Monica, California. In-Person Workshops are limited to 10 participants.
Option 4: ONLINE WORKSHOP
The Online Full-Day Workshops are six hours long and are offered via video conferencing.
How to Apply for TAME Your Appetite Workshops
If you are interested in participating in our TAME Your Appetite workshops, including upcoming workshop dates, fee and payment plans, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. In-Person workshops are limited to 10 participants, and Online workshops are limited to 20.