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About Andrea Lieberstein & Mindful Eating Institute

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About Andrea Lieberstein


Andrea Lieberstein; A mindfulness-based Registered Dietitian, nutritionist, Certified Mindful Eating (MB-EAT) teacher trainer, mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) instructor, Well Nourished Health Coach/Trainer and registered yoga instructor has specialized in helping people transform their lives for over 30 years. She leads well nourished, mindful eating and mindfulness meditation trainings at retreat centers across the country, internationally and online. Her professional group training programs and individual coaching sessions are accessible to anyone through phone or Zoom virtual video meetings. She utilizes Mindfulness-Based Eating Awareness Training (MB-EAT), MBSR, MSC (Mindful Self-Compassion) and other mindfulness-based and mindful eating practices to support professionals and individuals on a wide range of disordered eating, healthy weight management, body image and stress related issues and health concerns.

She trains health professionals and the public in Mindfulness-Based Eating Awareness (MB-EAT) at Omega Institute, Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Esalen Institute and 1440 Multiversity with the program's founder, Jean Kristeller and internationally, and trains health professionals worldwide in the online live interactive MB-EAT program. Andrea is also a guest teacher at meditation retreat centers such as Spirit Rock Meditation Center, Silent Stay and Vajrapani Institute. 

She was instrumental in implementing the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program in Kaiser Permanente's Northern California Region in the 1990's. She directed Mind, Body, Spirit Programs at Kaiser Permanente San Francisco for many years and was a leader in developing and implementing mindfulness and mind body programs at Kaiser Permanente Northern California for over 20 years. She is the best-selling author of "Well Nourished", a contributing author to Resources for Teaching Mindfulness: An International Handbook and also contributed to the books The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook (fifth edition) and Some Leaders Are Born Women. 

Her clients have included individuals, corporations (such as Google and Marvell), medical centers, schools and colleges. She is a certified Mindfulness and Mindful Eating Teacher,  trained in Jon Kabat-Zinn's nationally acclaimed Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program, The MB-EAT Program - Mindfulness Based Eating Awareness Training developed by Jean Kristeller, Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) developed by Kristin Neff, Harvard Medical School sponsored Mind Body Medicine Symptom Reduction Program (developed by Joan Boryensenko and Herbert Benson), certified yoga instructor through IYT - Integrative Yoga Therapy, trained in Integral Coaching Methods through New Ventures West, Circlework Teacher Training developed by Jalaja Bohnheim, Continuum Movement developed by Emilie Conrad Daoud and is a certified hypotherapist and certified ecotherapist. 

Her formal education includes a Baclaureate Degree from Stanford University in Human Biology with an emphasis on preventive medicine and healthy lifestyles and a Master's Degree in Public Health Nutrition from University of California, Berkeley. 

Andrea has practiced vipassana (mindfulness) meditation and yoga since the mid-1980's, and is inspired daily by a regular yoga and meditation practice. She particularly enjoys practicing in nature and incorporating the healing power of nature and mindfulness based nature practices into her retreats and programs whenever possible. 

Current Member: 

     Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 

            DIFM Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine

            BHN Behavioral Health Nutritionists

            SCAN Sports, Cardiovacular and Wellness Nutrition

     Northern California Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Instructors

About Mindful Eating Training Institute

Andrea Lieberstein, MPH, RDN, RYT, IMTA CMT-P offers mindfulness-based wellness and mindful eating coaching and training to professionals, individuals, groups and organizations. One of her greatest passions and joy is bringing the life transforming practices of mindfulness, mindful eating, optimal nutrition, yoga and healthy lifestyles to others. She uses cutting edge, evidence-based nutrition, weight management, stress management, yoga and mindfulness based practices in effective and affordable programs. She weaves together a personalized program based on the unique needs and preferences of each client. Life balance, disordered eating, emotional eating, body image issues, stress related and health concerns and optimum nutrition are among the many issues addressed. Individual in-person, phone, or virtual office sessions or classes are available. 

Andrea offers online and in person professional and personal trainings in Mindfulness-Based Eating Awareness Training (MB-EAT), professional mentoring, and mindful eating meditation retreats for the general public. Visit Professional Training or Program Schedules for her 2020 teaching schedule. A variety of program options are available including in person retreats, webinars, presentations and virtual webcam coaching.

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