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8-Week Mindful Self Compassion Course, Toronto , Ontario , Canada

Rainer Beltzner and EILEEN BELTZNER

January 14, 2018 - March 11, 2018

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Learn to manage difficulty with more ease and kindness

Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) combines the skills of mindfulness and self-compassion to enhance our emotional well-being. While mindfulness increases our awareness of the present, self-compassion encourages greater kindness and understanding of periods of suffering. It also helps us accept our flaws and better understand our challenges.

MSC is a research-supported program developed by Dr. Kristin Neff and Dr. Christopher Germer. Research on self-compassion have shown that it boosts happiness and improves relationships while reducing anxiety, depression and shame. Increased levels of self-compassion can transform empathy fatigue into wholehearted engagement with others.

Participants Will Learn
To befriend their self–critic, develop self-compassion skills, and foster goodwill towards themselves and others. The 8-week program explores typical responses as difficulties arise.

Who Should Attend
All are welcome. It is especially beneficial for graduates of mindfulness-based programs, such as MBCT/MBSR. No previous experience with mindfulness or meditation is required. This program qualifies as the prerequisite for training as a Mindful Self-Compassion teacher.

Timing
Sunday Afternoons
Intake Interviews*: Saturday, January 6, 2018 & Sunday, January 7, 2018 | 12pm – 5pm
Sessions 1 & 2: January 14, 2018 | 9am – 12pm and 1pm – 4pm
Sessions 3-5: January 21 – February 4, 2018 | 1pm – 4pm
Silent Retreat: February 11, 2018 | 1pm – 5pm
skips February 18th
Sessions 6-7: February 25 – March 4, 2018 | 1pm – 4pm
Session 8: March 11, 2018 | 1pm – 4:30pm
* registrants will be assigned a time slot for their intake interview

Facilitators
Eileen Beltzner SCC, BA, MSW, TITC-CFST, RSW (CERTIFIED MSC TEACHER) & Rainer Beltzner FCPA FCA FCMC ICD.D (CERTIFIED MSC TEACHER)

Upon request, an insurance receipt will be provided on behalf of Eileen Beltzner (Social Worker). Insurance receipts will not be available prior to the last program session.

Fee: $595 (includes handouts and guided meditation download or CD)

Details

Start:
January 14, 2018
End:
March 11, 2018
Register:
https://centreformindfulnessstudies.ticketleap.com/18-114-01/details

Venue

Centre For Mindfulness Studies
180 Sudbury Street
Toronto, Ontario M6J 0A8 Canada
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Phone:
647-524-6216
Website:
http://www.mindfulnessstudies.com

Notes

Note that there is a mandatory intake interview Sat January 6 and Sunday Jan 7. Registrants will be assigned a time slot for their interview.

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