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Loring ’92 leading UNC course on mindful eating

Sasha Loring, MSW ’92, M.Ed, LCSW, is leading a course on mindful eating, which begins Feb. 6 at UNC.

Are you healthy but struggling with an unhealthy or conflicted relationship with food? This 8-week mindfulness course is an adapted version of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program originated by Jon Kabat-Zinn, with special emphasis on weight management.

Loring is a leader in the field of mindful eating, and the author of the book Eating with Fierce Kindness: A Mindful and Compassionate Guide to Losing Weight. In this course you will learn mindfulness skills to reduce stress and emotion driven eating, create a healing partnership between mind and body, and build the psychological resources needed for positive change.

This course is offered by the Program on Integrative Medicine, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at UNC, and begins Wed., Feb. 6, 6-8:30 p.m.