9 Day Mindful Self-Compassion Mexican Retreat

9 Day Mindful Self-Compassion Mexican Retreat

9 Day MSC Intensive Mexican Retreat will offer three hours of Mindful Self-Compassion Training each day as developed by Dr. Chris Germer and Dr. K. Neff and The Centre for Mindful Self-Compassion. A half day silent retreat will be offered on Day 6 of the retreat.
In a beautiful oceanside setting, there will also be time each day for yoga, swimming, rest, relaxation, exploring or creative pursuits with our resident artist Johanne Galipeau. The final evening together will feature a Lantern Making Class and closing ritual by the sea. This course is for anyone wanting to learn or deepen mindfulness and self-compassion skills and qualifies as one of the prerequisites for the MSC Teacher Training.

Mindful Self-Compassion 8 Week Training

Mindful Self-Compassion 8 Week Training

Most of us feel compassion when a close friend is struggling. What would it be like to receive the same caring attention whenever you needed it most? All that’s required is a shift in the direction of our attention—recognizing that as a human being, you, too, are a worthy recipient of compassion.

New Mindful Self-Compassion Teacher

New Mindful Self-Compassion Teacher

Kristy is a new family doctor in Nanaimo with a strengths based, wellness oriented, trauma informed approach. She trained specifically with a focus on Indigenous health. Kristy took our 8 week Mindful Self-Compassion Training a few years ago, worked the practices into...
Bringing Mindful Self-Compassion to the Table

Bringing Mindful Self-Compassion to the Table

This workshop will provide you with RADICAL NEW WAYS of looking at your relationship with food, your body and your life.

You will learn practices you can use immediately to help calm that inner critical voice and cultivate a new, more compassionate voice that will support you to take care of yourself in a sustainable, loving and healthful way.

Mindful Self-Compassion 8 Week Training: Nanaimo, B.C.

Mindful Self-Compassion 8 Week Training: Nanaimo, B.C.

Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) – an empirically-supported, 8-week, training program designed to cultivate the skill of self-compassion. MSC teaches core principles and practices that enable participants to respond to difficult moments in their lives with kindness, care and understanding.

Program activities include meditation, short talks, experiential exercises, group discussion, and home practices. The goal is for participants to directly experience self-compassion and learn practices that evoke self-compassion in daily life.