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Decode Your Relationship with Food

What Your Cravings, Body, and Weight Are Telling You

1440 Multiversity 800 Bethany Drive Scotts Valley,CA 95066

How might your life be different if you didn’t have to watch your eating or your weight? Transform your relationship to food and your body by decoding the meaning and purpose in your hungers, food cravings, body talk, and weight.

Learn to interrupt unwanted or detrimental behaviors with The Behavior Decoding Method™, an innovative step-by-step system created by Barbara Birsinger, ThD, MPH, that restores balance to disordered eating and weight-related behaviors.

You will engage in experiential exercises, demonstrations, group discussion and sharing, guided self-discovery, quantum energetic healing, and neuro-repatterning techniques to:

  • Discover the symbolic meaning and purpose in your current behaviors and how they are trying to meet your needs and desires
  • Calm the “hind brain” (or critter brain), which is concerned with preserving survival patterning, and update and release outdated “programs” and behaviors
  • Reset neural pathways to create experiences that you want in life and health
  • Activate self-care practices that are your own and find your true needs satisfaction
  • Reconnect with intuitive body wisdom, from the inside out, and sense what, when, and how much to eat, exercise, sleep, relax, and more
  • Restore spiritual connection to access body appreciation and self-love
  • Embody new rituals that inspire deeper meaning and purpose in your life.

If you seek freedom with food and peace with your body, and wish to redefine our culture’s myths about weight, health, and beauty, this retreat is for you.

 

Barbara Birsinger, ThD, MPH, CEDRD

January 5 - 7, 2018
Friday-Sunday , 2 nights

$350 Tuition

Plus 2 nights all-inclusive accommodations priced separately below.

Register

Program Description

How might your life be different if you didn’t have to watch your eating or your weight? Transform your relationship to food and your body by decoding the meaning and purpose in your hungers, food cravings, body talk, and weight.

Learn to interrupt unwanted or detrimental behaviors with The Behavior Decoding Method™, an innovative step-by-step system created by Barbara Birsinger, ThD, MPH, that restores balance to disordered eating and weight-related behaviors.

You will engage in experiential exercises, demonstrations, group discussion and sharing, guided self-discovery, quantum energetic healing, and neuro-repatterning techniques to:

  • Discover the symbolic meaning and purpose in your current behaviors and how they are trying to meet your needs and desires
  • Calm the “hind brain” (or critter brain), which is concerned with preserving survival patterning, and update and release outdated “programs” and behaviors
  • Reset neural pathways to create experiences that you want in life and health
  • Activate self-care practices that are your own and find your true needs satisfaction
  • Reconnect with intuitive body wisdom, from the inside out, and sense what, when, and how much to eat, exercise, sleep, relax, and more
  • Restore spiritual connection to access body appreciation and self-love
  • Embody new rituals that inspire deeper meaning and purpose in your life.

If you seek freedom with food and peace with your body, and wish to redefine our culture’s myths about weight, health, and beauty, this retreat is for you.

 

Faculty Bio

Barbara Birsinger, ThD, MPH, CEDRD

Barbara Birsinger specializes in the spirituality and soulful purpose in eating and weight issues. She has worked with individuals and groups for nearly three decades to promote intuitive nutrition, size acceptance, compassionate self-care and health promotion. Dr. Birsinger helps clients feel at peace with food, experience joy and vitality in their body, and find true nourishment and passion in life.

Creator of The Behavior Decoding Method™ (BDM), within the context of the Health At Every Size® Principles, her approach is based on research and clinical best practices, the healing of her own eating disorder, and others’ shared experiences.  Dr. Birsinger offers a robust online course and is writing a book for the public based on the BDM™ research and practice—she is presenting this material at 1440 Multiversity.

She is a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist-RD Nutritionist and Certified Clinical Supervisor (IAEDP), Licensed HeartMath® Biofeedback Coach, Certified Master Transformational Neuro-Linguistic Programming Practitioner, and Licensed Spiritual Health Counselor. 

She maintains a private practice (in-person in the Northern San Francisco Bay Area, and virtually across the globe), trains other health professionals in her approach, and serves in leadership positions on the boards of several nonprofit health organizations. Visit www.BarbaraBirsinger.com for more.  

 

Why Attend

  • End the diet trap, finally find peace with food, and feel joy in your body.

  • Learn to reset your body’s natural instincts for nourishment and loving self-care.

  • Transform harmful patterns into stabilized, sustainable solutions and self-care practices for your body, mind, and soul.

Things to Know

  • Program Schedule

    Download a sample schedule.

  • Prerequisites

    For women only.

  • Experience Level

    None required.

Accommodations

Standard Double
Affordable comfort with a hall bathroom.
Weeknight rates from $160 per person per night based on double occupancy.*

Standard Single
Affordable solo comfort with a shared hall bathroom.**
Weeknight rates from $175.

Traditional Double
Tastefully designed rooms with a range of bed sizes.
Weeknight rates from $190 per person per night based on double occupancy.*

Suites
Spacious rooms with additional seating and special touches.
Weeknight rates from $330 per person per night based on double occupancy.*

Pods
Modern, Asian-style sleeping space for 8 with twin beds.
Available for booking in mid-February 2018.
Weeknight rates from $140 per person per night.*

Commuter Pass
Register for a program without spending the night. Includes all meals + use of campus amenities. Limited availability.
Weeknight rates from $95 per program night.***

Accommodation rates include more than just the bed you sleep in. Per-person per-night rates include:

  • nourishing farm-to-table meals
  • daily meditation and yoga classes
  • non-ticketed evening events
  • use of all facilities, including the fitness center, steam rooms, and whirlpool.

Guests also enjoy access woodland trails, and enjoy cafés, shops, and evening programs.

*Plus tax. Includes meals, activities, and services. There is an additional charge to book a room privately.
**Plus tax. Includes meals, activities, and services. Limited availability.
***Plus tax. A program night starts upon check-in and goes through lunchtime of the following day (roughly 24 hrs).

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