Classes and Trainings

We offer self-compassion classes for both families and individuals as well as teacher trainings for those who would like to teach self-compassion to children.

Classes for Youth and Families

Parent-Child Self-Compassion: Learn to Cope, Soothe, and Connect!

Self-Compassion for Children and Caregivers (SCCC) is a fun and engaging class that enables parents and children ages 7-11 to enjoy time with one another and learn self-compassion together. Parents and children will increase both connection and resilience in this research-based self-compassion training. 

Mindful Self-Compassion for Teens:  Practical Tools for Common Struggles

MSC-T (formerly known as Making Friends with Yourself) is a research-based class designed to help teens and tweens to meet their struggles with kindness and become the best version of themselves. Findings indicate increases in teens’ emotional well-being and greater resilience after taking the course.

Classes for Adults

Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC):  Learn Skills to Enhance Your Emotional Well-Being

MSC is an empirically supported course that combines the skills of mindfulness and self-compassion to grow emotional well-being. MSC training teaches us how to treat ourselves as we would treat a good friend, which serves as a foundation for achieving personal goals as well as modeling self-compassion for children.    

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Resilient Parenting:  How to Respond with Kindness in Difficult Moments

Resilient Parenting equips caregivers with resources for parenting with resilience, including self-compassion, mindfulness, and interpersonal connection. Additionally, caregivers will learn strategies for cultivating self-compassion and resilience in youth.

Compassionate Parenting: Help Children Grow Self-Compassion

Are you a parent (or caregiver of children) who has taken a self-compassion class and wishes to keep growing and share self-compassion with children? You’ve come to the right place! Compassionate Parenting is an advanced training designed to help participants cultivate self-compassion both within themselves and within the children they serve.  

Mindful and Self-Compassionate Yoga:  Movements to Refresh Your Body and Mind

Would you like to simultaneously care for your body, heart and mind? Mindful and Self-Compassionate Yoga offers participants the opportunity to practice mindfulness and self-compassion while gently stretching and strengthening their bodies. Leave feeling refreshed, nurtured and renewed.

Train to Teach

Resilience and
Self-Compassion in the Classroom

Are you a classroom teacher who would like to share self-compassion with your students?  Resilience and Self-Compassion in the Classroom will provide you with  engaging self-compassion for kids mini-lessons and related training that will enable you to teach self-compassion to your students.

Train to Teach

Would you like to teach the Self-Compassion for Children and Caregivers (SCCC) 6-week program? This comprehensive teacher training will provide you with the knowledge, experience and skills to teach the fun and effective SCCC program to children and their caregivers.