Mindful Eating on Mt. Sutro with Ignacio Ercole

Mindful Eating on Mt. Sutro with Ignacio Ercole


June 20, 2024    
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm


The Aldea Center on Mount Sutro
155 Johnstone Drive San, San Francisco, California, 94131, CA

Event Type

Embark on a journey of mindfulness and self-discovery through the practice of mindful eating amidst the serene beauty of Mount Sutro. Led by Ignacio Ercole, a psychologist, artist, and mindfulness trainer, this experience invites participants to cultivate presence and deepen their connection with mind and body while enjoying food in nature.

What is Mindful Eating?

Mindful eating goes beyond simply consuming food; it’s a transformative practice that fosters non-judgmental awareness, enhancing the sensory experience of eating and promoting holistic well-being. Through mindful eating, participants learn to explore their senses, understand their reactions, and cultivate a deeper connection with their inner selves.

About Ignacio Ercole: Ignacio Ercole, who prefers they/them pronouns, brings a wealth of experience as a psychologist, artist, and mindfulness facilitator. Trained in psychodrama and mindfulness-based therapy, Ignacio specializes in guiding individuals and groups toward greater mindfulness and self-awareness. Their mindful art classes and mindful eating sessions aim to empower participants to live more fully in the present moment.

What to Expect

  • Mindful Eating Practice: Ignacio will lead participants through mindful eating exercises, encouraging them to engage all their senses and observe their thoughts and feelings without judgment.
  • Nature Connection: Experience the tranquility of Mount Sutro’s natural surroundings, allowing nature to deepen the mindful eating experience.
  • Guided Meditation: Ignacio will facilitate guided meditations to help participants connect with their bodies, thoughts, and emotions during the practice.
  • Community Connection: Connect with like-minded individuals in a supportive and welcoming environment.

Benefits of Mindful Eating

  • Enhanced Awareness: Develop a deeper appreciation for the flavors, textures, and sensations of food.
  • Emotional Well-being: Learn to recognize and respond to hunger, fullness, and emotional cues with greater ease.
  • Stress Reduction: Cultivate a sense of calm and presence, reducing stress and promoting overall well-being.

Join Ignacio Ercole for this transformative experience of mindful eating on Mount Sutro and reconnect with yourself and nature in a meaningful way.

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