This Weekend training will inroduce participants to some of the core skills of the powerful, transformative 8 week and 5 Day Mindful-Self Compassion program, created by Krisitn Neff and Christopher Germer. Taught by two certified MSC, MBSR and Dharma teachers, we’ll explore this well reserched program through practice and interactive exercises and some didactic portions on the research.
Self-compassion: How to Learn It
Self-compassion can be learned by anyone, even those who didn’t receive enough affection in childhood or who find it embarrassing to be kind to oneself. It’s a courageous mental attitude that stands up to harm, including the discomfort that we unwittingly inflict on ourselves through self-criticism, self-isolation, and self-rumination when things go wrong. Self-compassion provides emotional strength and resilience, allowing us to admit our shortcomings, forgive ourselves, and respond to ourselves and others with care and respect, and be fully human.
After participating in this workshop, you will be able to:
Program activities include talks, meditation, experiential exercises, and group discussion. Participants will directly experience self-compassion and learn practices that evoke self-compassion in daily life. No previous experience with mindfulness or meditation is required to attend the program
Sept 23rd-24th 10:00 AM-6:00 PM