The Moscow Food Co-op has expanded its educational offerings to include a class series on the relationship between diet and mental health. The newest class in the Food and Mood series will be held on Saturday, May 4 in the 1912 Center’s Fiske Room.
This class will be led by Dr. Isabel Gaila Barbuto (PsyD., MBA.) Dr. Barbuto brings a wealth of knowledge from her career as a yoga teacher and psychologist to this class series, and this session will cover the origin of food cravings, as well as the effects of foods and ingredients which can be addictive if not eaten in moderation.
The Food and Mood class series will continue with a session explaining the importance of a mindful relationship with food on Saturday, June 15. This class, “Rest and Digest,” will include a 30-minute guided meditation led by the instructor.
Isabel Barbuto holds both a Doctorate (PsyD) and Master’s (MA) degree in Counseling Psychology, a Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) degree, and is a certified Hypnotherapist (CHt), Reiki Energy Master, Kundalini Yoga Teacher (IKYTA-200), and iRest Integrative Restorative Yoga Nidra Teacher.