Shambhala Sunday Gathering - The Ancestral Fountain of Youth: Discover the Regenerative Power of Fermented Foods

Date: Sunday, March 14, 2021 (15:00 -16:00)
Teacher : Marcella Friel
Patron Price: $20.00

In this Sunday Gathering, natural foods chef and transformational mentor Marcella Friel will speak about the ancient power of fermented foods to rejuvenate your body, mind, and spirit.


Marcella Friel is a mindful eating mentor who helps health-conscious women love and forgive themselves, their food, and their figure. She is the founder of the Women, Food & Forgiveness Academy, an online program to help women cultivate unconditional self-love as the path to sustainable body-weight balance; and author of the book Tap, Taste, Heal: Use Emotional Freedom Techniques to Eat Joyfully and Love Your Body. Marcella’s culinary career began at Gampo Abbey in 1994, where she cooked for “Group A” meditators in a three-year retreat. In her subsequent 20-year culinary odyssey Marcella ran the kitchens at Shambhala Mountain Center and Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Marin County, California and taught therapeutic culinary arts at Bauman College in the California Wine Country. Her highly popular course, “Mindful Eating: Joining Heaven and Earth at the Meal Table,” is available through Shambhala Online. Marcella lives in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains of Southern Colorado, where she spends every moment she can soaking in one of the many hot springs around her home. Visit Marcella’s website ( to learn more about her and her work.


Please join us every Sunday for an online gathering of the Shambhala community worldwide. This online space is a place where we can practice meditation together, hear dharma teachings from a featured guest teacher, learn more about the activities of incredible people in our sangha, engage in discussion – and connect with one another, our community, and our hearts.

Sunday Gatherings are produced by Shambhala Global Services and hosted by Shambhala Online

Sunday Gatherings are presented in English and are live every week at: 

North America: 12:00pm PST, 1:00pm MST, 2:00pm CET, 3:00pm EST/CLT, 4:00pm  Atlantic

International: 5:00pm Brazil, 8:00 pm GMT / 9:00pm CET/SAST, 6:00am  +1 AEST, 8:00am +1NZST


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