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March 2015

5-Day Intensive Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) Training, Kripalu, Stockbridge, MA

March 15, 2015 - March 20, 2015
Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, 57 Interlaken Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States

This 5-day residential program is an intensive form of the internationally recognized, eight-session Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) training developed by Christopher Germer and Kristin Neff. It is open to everyone, including professionals who wish to teach self-compassion to others. Participants will learn to: motivate yourself with kindness rather than criticism, understand the science of self-compassion, handle difficult emotions, transform challenging relationships, and teach self-compassion practices to others.

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December 2015

5-Day Intensive MSC Training, Lucerne Valley, CA

December 13, 2015 - December 18, 2015
Unnamed Venue Lucerne Valley, CA

With Kristin Neff and Chris Germer

This 5-day residential program is an intensive form of the internationally recognized, eight-session Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) training developed by Christopher Germer and Kristin Neff. It is open to laypeople and professionals alike. Participants will learn to: understand the science of self-compassion, practice self-compassion in daily life, motivate yourself with kindness rather than criticism, meet difficult emotions with greater ease, transform challenging relationships, learn tools to manage caregiver fatigue, and teach simple self-compassion practices to others. This program fulfills the pre-requisite for MSC teacher training.

Sponsored by UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness

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January 2016

MSC Intensive Training, Sedona Mago Retreat Center, Sedona, AZ Full with wait list

January 10, 2016 - January 15, 2016

With Kristin Neff and Chris Germer

This 5-day residential program is an intensive form of the internationally recognized, eight-session Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) training developed by Christopher Germer and Kristin Neff. It is open to laypeople and professionals alike. Participants will learn to: understand the science of self-compassion, practice self-compassion in daily life, motivate yourself with kindness rather than criticism, meet difficult emotions with greater ease, transform challenging relationships, learn tools to manage caregiver fatigue, and teach simple self-compassion practices to others. This program fulfills the pre-requisite for MSC teacher training.

Sponsored by Center for Mindful Self-Compassion

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June 2016

MSC Intensive Training, Shambala Mountain Center, Fort Collins, CO

June 11, 2016 - June 16, 2016

With Kristin Neff and Chris Germer

This 5-day residential program is an intensive form of the internationally recognized, eight-session Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) training developed by Christopher Germer and Kristin Neff. It is open to laypeople and professionals alike. Participants will learn to: understand the science of self-compassion, practice self-compassion in daily life, motivate yourself with kindness rather than criticism, meet difficult emotions with greater ease, transform challenging relationships, learn tools to manage caregiver fatigue, and teach simple self-compassion practices to others. This program fulfills the pre-requisite for MSC teacher training. CE hours available.

Sponsored by UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness

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December 2016

MSC Intensive Training, Esalen, Big Sur, CA – Full

December 11, 2016 - December 16, 2016

With Kristin Neff and Chris Germer

This 5-day residential program is an intensive form of the internationally recognized, eight-session Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) training developed by Christopher Germer and Kristin Neff. It is open to laypeople and professionals alike. Participants will learn to: understand the science of self-compassion, practice self-compassion in daily life, motivate yourself with kindness rather than criticism, meet difficult emotions with greater ease, transform challenging relationships, learn tools to manage caregiver fatigue, and teach simple self-compassion practices to others. This program fulfills the pre-requisite for MSC teacher training. CE hours available.

Sponsored by Center for Mindful Self-Compassion

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March 2017

MSC Intensive Training, Sedona, AZ

March 12, 2017 - March 17, 2017

With Kristin Neff and Chris Germer

This 5-day residential program is an intensive form of the internationally recognized, eight-session Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) training developed by Christopher Germer and Kristin Neff. It is open to laypeople and professionals alike. Participants will learn to: understand the science of self-compassion, practice self-compassion in daily life, motivate yourself with kindness rather than criticism, meet difficult emotions with greater ease, transform challenging relationships, learn tools to manage caregiver fatigue, and teach simple self-compassion practices to others. This program fulfills the pre-requisite for MSC teacher training. CE hours available.

Sponsored by Center for Mindful Self-Compassion

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July 2017

MSC Intensive Training, near Amsterdam, Netherlands

July 9, 2017 - July 14, 2017

With Kristin Neff and Chris Germer

This 5-day residential program is an intensive form of the internationally recognized, eight-session Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) training developed by Christopher Germer and Kristin Neff. It is open to laypeople and professionals alike. Participants will learn to: understand the science of self-compassion, practice self-compassion in daily life, motivate yourself with kindness rather than criticism, meet difficult emotions with greater ease, transform challenging relationships, learn tools to manage caregiver fatigue, and teach simple self-compassion practices to others. This program fulfills the pre-requisite for MSC teacher training. CE hours available.

Sponsored by Centrum voor Mindfulness

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December 2017

MSC Intensive Training, Esalen, CA

December 10, 2017 - December 15, 2017

With Kristin Neff and Chris Germer

This 5-day residential program is an intensive form of the internationally recognized, eight-session Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) training developed by Christopher Germer and Kristin Neff. It is open to laypeople and professionals alike. Participants will learn to: understand the science of self-compassion, practice self-compassion in daily life, motivate yourself with kindness rather than criticism, meet difficult emotions with greater ease, transform challenging relationships, learn tools to manage caregiver fatigue, and teach simple self-compassion practices to others. This program fulfills the pre-requisite for MSC teacher training. CE hours available.

Sponsored by Center for Mindful Self-Compassion

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March 2018

5-Day Mindful Self-Compassion Intensive: Sedona, AZ

March 11 - March 16
Sedona Mago, 3500 E Bill Gray Rd.
Sedona, AZ 86336

This offering is an intensive version of the empirically-supported 8-week Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) program designed to cultivate the skill of self-compassion. MSC is an opportunity to explore how we typically respond when difficulties arise in our lives and to learn tools for becoming a warm and supportive companion to ourselves. Program activities include short talks, experiential exercises, meditation, group discussion, and home practices. This program is designed for members of the general public. Meditation experience is not necessary to participate in MSC. All are welcome!

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May 2018

5-day Mindful Self-Compassion Intensive, Beijng, China (In Mandarin)

May 24 - May 28

This offering is an intensive version of the empirically-supported 8-week Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) program designed to cultivate the skill of self-compassion. MSC is an opportunity to explore how we typically respond when difficulties arise in our lives and to learn tools for becoming a warm and supportive companion to ourselves. Program activities include short talks, experiential exercises, meditation, group discussion, and home practices. This program is designed for members of the general public. Meditation experience is not necessary to participate in MSC. All are welcome!

This 5 day MSC Intensive will be co-led by Kristin Neff and Chris Germer , and assisted by Certified MSC Teachers Hailan Guo and Joy Huang. A landmark event for MSC in China. On the evening of May 23, they will speak at Peking University, China’s top university.

For English-speaking audience, please contact Joy at joy.xiaoyu.huang@gmail.com

For Chinese-speaking audience:

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