Culinary Grief Workshops in York
A series of 8 Culinary Grief Workshops combined with Expressive Arts Therapy and Kundalini Yoga breathing exercises and meditations:
- Aimed at bereaved partners regardless of age, ethnicity or gender
- One 6-hour workshop per month, each with a different theme / focus
- Maximum of 14 participants per workshop
- Practical evidenced-based nutritional information
- Coping strategies & practical skills for grocery shopping, cooking and eating for one
- Shared meal and social interaction
26th October 2019
16th November 2019
14th December 2019
25th January 2020
29th February 2020
28th March 2020
25th April 2020
23rd May 2020
Why combine healthy nutrition with Kundalini Yoga and Expressive Arts?
Research has shown that there is a strong link between healthy nutrition, the diversity of beneficial bacteria in our gut and our state of emotional and physical wellbeing.
Grief triggers a stress response, causing many changes in the body that can affect our health. In addition, losing our partner can drastically change our dietary habits and lead to eating too much or too little.
Kundalini Yoga and Expressive Arts can complement healthy nutrition by helping us reduce stress and giving us the space to connect with and express our emotions other than with words.
Both use meditation, sound and movement, techniques that stimulate the vagus nerve, the major pathway connecting the gut with the brain. This puts the body into a “relax and repair” mode and increases our vitality by improving food digestion and absorption and the diversity of beneficial gut bacteria.
How to get there
Venue: York High School
Address: Cornlands Road, York YO24 3WZ
Public transport: bus no. 4 (stops close by)
Parking: Free parking in car park shared with Energise Leisure Centre
Please contact Sabine Horner if you would like to participate in these workshops. Availability of places will vary for each workshop, so please let us know of your interest as early as possible to avoid disappointment.