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(ONLINE) Mindful Eating: Zen Experience to Enrich Your Life

ID
447
Dining Experiences
Learn how to enjoy food on a deeper level during this mindful eating session based on Japanese Zen Buddhism.
5.0 (4)
1 hour
English
Highlights
Brief introduction of Japanese Zen Buddhism and how to apply it to mindful eating
Stretching and breathing exercise to prepare your body and mind for the eating experience
Guided eating meditation (zen eating), e.g. let the food sit on your tongue without chewing and enjoy the flavor with your 5 senses
Sharing time
ID
447
When you attend this experience, byFood will donate ¥ 50
+
Host will donate ¥ 30
Experience Details
Welcome to this online zen eating session. We truly believe that eating mindfully promotes your happiness by resetting your mind to appreciate everything that surrounds you. During this online dining experience, I will take you on a 1-hour journey of eating meditation that will bring you peaceful and joyful energy. This online zen eating experience is structured in three parts. First, we will meet online and chat via Zoom. Then, this experience begins with an introduction to the philosophy of zen, including how to eat mindfully. I will guide you to induce relaxation through a simple exercise and breathing techniques. Next, we start eating in a calm and relaxed state for 20 to 25 minutes. Mindful eating is one of the practices in Buddhism that is easy to implement into your own life. Through this activity, you can get in touch with the essence of Buddhist teachings. You may feel the connection with people, food, and nature. We’ll explore this state of peace while eating, feeling full of joy. Eating together slowly in a calm and relaxed environment will leave you feeling more grounded. Finally, we take a moment to share what we feel together. Sharing your perspective, thoughts, and feelings is helpful for you to clear your mind, connect with others, and end the experience with a positive feeling. Please join with your own meal or snacks (anything is fine, though you may feel more comfortable if you bring something nourishing and nutritious). We hope that the Zen Buddhist aspect of Japanese spirituality inspires you to take the practice of mindful eating into your daily life.
Inclusions
Guided eating meditation session fee
Tips on applying this mindful eating method in your everyday life
A photo of your name in Japanese letters with Japanese calligraphy
Exclusions
As this experience is online, no food will be provided. Please prepare your own meal.
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
After booking confirmation, you will be sent the link to the Zoom meeting.
Remarks
This activity is for adults, since we will sit in silence for a while. We are happy to offer a private session if you have kids under the age of 15.
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