The Living Well Retreats (, premier provider of wellness programs, retreats, workshops and classes, announces an eight-week "Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat" mindful eating workshop series beginning in September.

Based on the Am I Hungry? ( mindful eating program developed by Michelle May, M.D., the "Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat" series is designed to help participants break free from their eat-repent-repeat eating cycles and yo-yo dieting by leaning behaviors that bring enjoyment back to eating as well as healthy habits that will last a lifetime.

The workshop series will be taught by Dawn Rutledge, Am I Hungry? facilitator, founder of The Living Well Retreats, Holy Yoga master instructor and former owner of Curves Ahwatukee.

Two workshops options are available for participants depending on their needs. The live series will take place on Fridays Sept. 3 to Oct. 29 (no class Oct. 1) at Mountain Park Community Church, 2408 E. Pecos Road. This series will include several field trips were participants will practice mindful eating at the new Pomegranate Café, 4025 E. Chandler Blvd. The series via web/teleconference will run Wednesdays Sept. 1 to Oct. 27 (no class Sept. 29).

The cost is $185 for all materials and instruction, with an early bird discount of $25 if participants register by Aug. 20. Advance registration is required as space is limited. Participants can register online at

For more information, call (480) 250-5867.

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