Intro to Self-Compassion
September 4 (Monday evening)

Intro to Self-Compassion


1.5-hour free workshop

Wondering if our 8-week Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) class is right for you? Curious about self-compassion? Start here!

In this FREE 90-minute hands-on program, you’ll learn the basics of what mindfulness is and how it can help develop compassionate awareness of others and self.

This participatory, practical introductory class includes:

  • Definitions and benefits of mindfulness and self-compassion
  • Body and breath awareness practices that cultivate kindness and acceptance
  • Group dialogue and small group discussion
  • Suggestions on resources for ongoing practice and how to apply self-compassion at work and home

Get a feel for what our classes and workshops are like, particularly our 8-week Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) class, with this free introduction.

Mindfulness is the first step in emotional healing – being able to turn toward and acknowledge our difficult thoughts and feelings (such as inadequacy, sadness, anger, confusion) with a spirit of openness and curiosity. Self-compassion involves responding to these difficult thoughts and feelings with kindness, sympathy and understanding. We’re then able to soothe and comfort ourselves when we’re hurting. Research has shown that self-compassion greatly enhances emotional well-being. It boosts happiness, reduces anxiety and depression, and can even help maintain healthy lifestyle habits such as diet and exercise.

Join us!

I have struggled with my lack of self-compassion all my life (I am 71) and this is the first thing I have encountered that I believe will help me to break my self-criticism. When I signed up for this course, I was initially skeptical I would benefit, but I found every moment of it was extremely helpful.
Denise L.


Monday, September 4, 2023

7:00pm – 8:30pm PST


Catherine Duffy


Offered Live Online. Zoom link will be sent to you by email once you register.



A screenshot of 9 people on zoom, smiling and talking about mindfulness.

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