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Compassion-oriented events

These events support the development of people interested in compassion-oriented approaches, such as Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) and Mindfulness-based Compassionate Living (MBCL). These include events lasting from one day up to a week and are typically led by nationally and internationally renowned speakers, as well as by local teachers with experience and training in this area.

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  • 17 February – 23 February 2019

    Steve Hickman and Vanessa Hope

    Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) Teacher Training

    This training will be held at the beautiful Ammerdown retreat in Radstock, Somerset (near Bath)

    Total payments before 29 June (early bird rate):
    Single occupancy room: £1,500pp
    shared (twin or double) occupancy: £1,400pp

    After 30 June (balances must be paid in full by 1 December 2018):
    Single occupancy room: £1,600pp
    shared (twin or double) occupancy: £1,500pp

    To register, please complete the registration form. On completion, you will be invoiced for the £300 non-refundable deposit.  Once the deposit is paid, you will be provided with a link to complete an online MSC Teacher Training Application including a 200-word essay where you can share your reasons for taking the training. Once the application has been approved by the teachers, you will be asked to pay the balance of payment and when this is received, you will receive confirmation of your place.

  • 24th February 2019

    Steve Hickman and Vanessa Hope

    A day workshop on Inquiry in Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC)

    The inquiry workshop is specifically for MSC teachers. Program activities include talks, meditation, experiential exercises, and group discussion.

    Venue: The Barn, Greencoat Place Conference Centre, 24 Greencoat Place, London, SW1P 1RD 

    Cost: £120 early bird (by 30 November 2018). £140 from 1 December 2018.

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  • 22nd and 23rd November 2019

    Chris Germer and Vanessa Hope

    2-day Core Skills Workshop in Mindful Self-Compassion

     Participants will directly experience self-compassion and learn practices that evoke self-compassion in daily life. Friends Meeting House, Brighton BN1 1AF


     £150 early bird for our trust approved mindfulness teachers, trainers and SPFT advocates (no free places). £200 from 1st Jan 2019

     £200 early bird for all other applicants. £250 from 1st Jan 2019

     A very small number of bursaries available (rationales for these are requested and bursaries are allocated shortly before the event depending on uptake.

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