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The Center for Religion and Spirituality invites you to this online Yoga, Mindfulness and Social Change scholar and mindfulness teacher Sharon Suh, Ph.D. 

During this workshop, you will learn foundational mindful eating principles and practices from a trauma-informed perspective. Mindful Eating–Compassionate Living focuses on rediscovering a joyful relationship to food, learning to trust our internal wisdom, and examining the relationship between consumption and social justice. Mindful Eating-Compassionate Living is based in Buddhist practices of mindfulness and compassion. Participants will engage in meditation, mindful movement, mindful eating practices, discussion, and receive take-home materials to support their practice.

To Attend
Registration is open online (click Buy Tickets button). Times listed are set to Pacific Time. This is a virtual workshop. Registered participants will receive an email invitation prior to the start of the workshop to connect via live videoconference using Zoom. Read here on how to connect.

In the event the workshop is canceled, participants will be notified by Wednesday, the week of the workshop. Registration fees are refunded only if the workshop is canceled; no refund for partial attendance or no-show. For further information, please email the Center at

About the Speaker
Sharon A. Suh, Ph.D. is professor of Buddhist Studies in the department of Theology and Religious Studies at Seattle University. She is the author of Occupy This Body, A Buddhist Memoir (Sumeru Press, 2019), Being Buddhist in a Christian World: Gender and Community (University of Washington Press, 2004) and Silver Screen Buddha: Buddhism in Asian and Western Film (Bloomsbury Press, 2015). Dr. Suh is a mindfulness teacher and has developed and presented workshops on trauma, healing, and mindfulness, mindful movement, trauma-informed meditation, body image and body acceptance, and mindful eating practices.

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