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Mindful Self-Compassion Intro Workshop - In Person Registration

Join Nicole & Amandeep in person to learn about MSC and enjoy some relaxation yoga, meditation, and mindfulness exercises

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Mindful Self-Compassion Intro Workshop - In Person Registration
Mindful Self-Compassion Intro Workshop - In Person Registration

Time & Location

Sep 18, 2021, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. PDT

Maple Ridge, 22714 Dewdney Trunk Rd #200, Maple Ridge, BC V2X 3K2, Canada


About the Event

The philosophy of yoga has long involved doing practices that cultivate compassion. Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) is an empirically supported program designed to cultivate the skill of self-compassion.  Based on the ground-breaking research of Kristin Neff and the clinical expertise of Christopher Germer, MSC teaches core principles and practices that enable participants to respond to difficult moments in their lives with kindness, care, and understanding.  This workshop is an introduction to Mindful Self-Compassion, combined with the practice of yoga. 

This workshop will help you build an understanding of mindfulness in daily living, mindfulness of emotions, and help you normalize the idea that you are not alone in your struggles.  Furthermore, you will learn practical ways to offer yourself self-compassion and self-kindness during challenging times through meditation, a reflection exercise, and a yoga practice.

This workshop is for anyone who can benefit from: 

  • Learning strategies that increase emotional strength and resiliency
  • Understanding how to be kind to yourself
  • Learning how to motivate yourself with kindness
  • Learning how to forgive yourself in times of difficulty
  • Learning how to live more authentically. 

This workshop is an introduction to the benefits of MSC and will give you a taste of what to expect in our upcoming 8-Week Mindful Self-Compassion Course which we will be offering from Sept. 29th - Nov. 17th, 2021. You're welcome to attend this workshop individually to learn the MSC basics, and if you'd like to learn more we'll invite you to check out the Events page to learn more about joining the full course. We're offering a discount for all CWY members!


Nicole von Chorus - ERYT 200, M Ed. In Counselling Psychology:

I received my yoga teacher training in 2015 after realizing how valuable yoga was in helping with people’s emotional and mental health. I have been a mental health counsellor over 14 years, mostly helping at risk youth and families who suffer from different types of mental health difficulties such as anxiety, depression, trauma, etc. I came across yoga used for people with trauma and began to see how valuable using the body was in conjunction with therapy…… READ MORE

Amandeep Jassal: 

Amandeep is a Registered Social Worker (RSW #12408) governed by the British Columbia College of Social Workers. He graduated with a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from UBC with a focus in clinical counseling. Amandeep has been serving the community in the mental health field for over 9 years, in various counselor positions and organizations ranging from non-profits, the provincial health authority, the BC Government, and in private counseling practice. “In our modern technology-driven world, where we are programmed to present flawlessness and success in every social….. READ MORE

Only 10 In-Person spots available! Please register early to avoid disappointment!


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