Feeding Your Hungry Ghost: Dharma and Emotional Eating
A Class with Kimber Simpkins
Saturday, May 20th
Are you hungry all the time? Do you eat when you’re not hungry? Do you have a love-hate relationship with food? Shift how you relate to food through dharma teachings with Kimber Simpkins, author of Full: How I Learned to Satisfy My Insatiable Hunger and Feed My Soul and 52 Ways to Love Your Body.
Open to all.
Cost: $20 plus dana (donation) to support the teacher. Scholarships are available. No one turned away for lack of funds.
The wisdom of Buddhist and Tantric philosophy, the insights of physics and psychology, storytelling, and music continuously resonate through Kimber’s teaching and the experience of her students on the mat. She comes from a long line of lay preachers, teachers, singers, and healers and is happy to be walking a path that blends all of these roles. Kimber is the author of the Silver Nautilus Award-winning memoir Full: How one woman found yoga, eased her inner hunger, and started loving herself out in March 2015 from New Harbinger Publications.
Currently Kimber is working on a second book, 52 Ways to Love Your Body, based on the yoga workshop in which she shares with women the tools that led her from loathing her body to loving it. In addition to her work around body image and eating, Kimber finds herself drawn to the question of how yoga can help our innate connection to nature stay vibrantly alive while living in an urban environment. When not on her yoga mat, you may find her playing, meditating, dancing, writing, or hula-hooping in her backyard garden. She teaches weekly classes, immersions, workshops, and retreats year round and supports the Health At Every Size (HAES) movement, welcoming students of all sizes and levels in her classes.
Kimber received her teaching certification through Anusara Yoga in 2008 and has found much inspiration from wonderful teachers, including Katchie Ananda, Sianna Sherman, Noah Maze, Pema Chodron, Carlos Pomeda, Wes Nisker, Kevin Griffin, and many others. A long-time Bay Area resident, she lives with her son, dog, and cat in Oakland.
This daylong retreat will be held at Against the Stream San Francisco
2701 Folsom Street 415.695.2864