Compassion Cultivation Training

When faced with difficulty and stress, we can meet life with steadiness and respond from a place of courage and resilience. Stress and struggle are a natural part of life. We train people and groups to move through life and its challenges with a steady mind, from a place of connection and inner strength.

What does Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT) look like?

CCT is an 8-week course, including:

    • Weekly 2-hour class, with lectures, discussions, & in-class interactive exercises
    • Daily meditation practices that progress from week to week
    • “Homework” to help you move new practices into long term habits

What effects can I expect?

While everyone will have their own unique experience,
research has shown CCT can lead to:

    • Happiness
    • Calmness
    • Acceptance of emotions as they are
    • Self-acceptance
    • Job satisfaction
    • Self-caring behavior
    • Compassion for self and others
    • Openness to receiving compassion from others

The 8-week CCT journey

Week 1    Steady & calm the mind
Week 2    Loving-kindness & compassion for a loved one
Week 3    Compassion for oneself
Week 4    Loving-kindness for oneself
Week 5    Common humanity & developing appreciation for others
Week 6    Compassion for others
Week 7    Active compassion practice
Week 8    Integrated daily compassion cultivation practice

This 8-week training developed at Stanford University Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE).


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Contact Us

We look forward to hearing from you. Contact us to explore the possibilities in your first complimentary session.


(480) 734-8022