WELLNESS 131* – Winter Quarter 2020


Compassion Meditation: Strengthening the Heart

Thursdays | Jan 16, 2020 – Mar 12, 2020 | Thursdays | 4:30 – 5:50 PM

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*Registration is restricted to currently enrolled Stanford undergraduate & graduate students.

McMurtry Building (07-090) | Room 350


355 Roth Way Stanford | Stanford, CA


Course Description: Investigate evidence-based models of compassion meditation and cultivation based on Stanford’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE) program and following the Stanford Compassion Training Protocol (CTP). Examine strategies to develop self-compassion, experience genuine happiness, reduce stress and negative thoughts, resolve differences with difficult others, and take compassionate action that makes a difference in the world. Course mixes direct instruction, meditation, and group discussion on current research and its real world application.