MSC Intensives

The full eight-session MSC curriculum can be experienced in an intensive format, usually consisting of an introductory evening, four full days of training, and a final morning of training and closing. Note that intensives are primarily taught by Certified MSC teachers who have completed additional MSC teacher training. As the name suggests, an MSC intensive is a deep dive into the practice of self-compassion. While it can be emotionally challenging, concentrated practice allows you to immerse yourself more deeply in MSC and experience its transformative potential. Click here for a list of CMSC-sponsored intensives offered by Chris Germer, Kristin Neff and senior teachers that directly benefit CMSC.

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April 29 - May 4, 2017

5-Day Mindful Self-Compassion Intensive - Coromandel, New Zealand

Kristy Arbon, Anna Friis

This is a residential intensive MSC

May 9 - May 14, 2017

5-Day Mindful Self-Compassion Intensive - Drangshild, Iceland

Christopher Germer, Christine Braehler

Held in the beautiful South of Iceland at the roots of the Volcano Eyjafjallajökull, near to Skógafoss, glaciers and other wonders of nature. This course will be held in English.

June 25 - June 30, 2017

MSC Intensiv - Kurs - Neukirchen/Ostsee, Germany

Helga Luger- Schreiner, Margarete Malzer-Gertz :
Künstlerische Prozesse und Meditation kultivieren Präsenz und eröffnen einen tiefen Zugang zu inneren Ressourcen :
In meiner Arbeit ergänzen sich MSC und meine ärztliche und TP—wie systemisch—psychotherapeutische Erfahrung

June 25 - June 30, 2017

5,5 – Tages – Sommer – Intensivkurs in Neukirchen/Ostsee, Germany

Margarete Malzer-Gertz, Helga Luger- Schreiner

Wir freuen uns auf Ihre Anmeldung und Teilnahme! Fix angemeldet sind Sie, wenn Sie zusätzlich zu Ihrer Email an uns eine Anzahlung von 50 € mit Angabe des Kursnamens und -jahres auf das Konto, das im Flyer dafür angegeben ist, geleistet haben. Je früher, desto sicherer für Sie!

July 9 - July 14, 2017

5-Day Mindful Self-Compassion Intensive - Elspeet, Netherlands

Kristin Neff, Christopher Germer

This program is residential and will be taught in English.

July 23 - July 28, 2017

5-Day Mindful Self-Compassion Intensive - Arnprior, Canada

Lynette Monteiro

Co-teacher: Frank Musten, Ph.D., Psychologist
Galilee Retreat Centre is 45 mins west of Ottawa ON Canada.

August 7 - August 11, 2017

5 -Day Mindful Self-Compassion Intensive - Yarra Junction, Australia

Kathleen Cator, Tina Gibson

An ideal opportunity to fully immerse yourself in self care and self compassion practice, by being in a beautiful natural environment, nourishing and nurturing your body with organic food, morning yoga and massage.

September 15 - September 18, 2017

5-Day Mindful Self-Compassion Intensive - Adelaide, Australia

Tina Gibson, Peter Gibson

Please note this intensive is over 4 consecutive days: Friday - Monday, 9:30am - 4:30pm. The retreat session is held on Saturday the 7th of October

September 30 - October 7, 2017

5-Tages-MSC Intensive - Stroppo, Italy

Joerg Mangold

Es ist ein spezieller Ort auf 1380 HM in den Bergen des Mairatales; Wanderausrüstung und Lust auf Genuss eines ganz besondren Essens mitbringen!

December 10 - December 15, 2017

5-Day Mindful Self-Compassion Intensive - Big Sur, CA, United States

Kristin Neff, Christopher Germer

Although the extreme winter weather in Big Sur, California resulted in multiple landslides isolating Esalen from both the north and the south, Esalen is due to re-open on June 9. However please be aware that there is a possibility of some ongoing travel inconvenience. Please see the Esalen site for updated information.

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