8-Week Mindful Self-Compassion Online Course










16th October - 11th December 2020

Every Friday, 6.30pm - 9pm (BST)

*No session Friday 27th November, as Retreat session Sat 28th Nov (4-7pm)

Led by:

Lucy Chan (MSC teacher) & Laila Narsi (Certified MSC teacher)



Online via Zoom (pre-course guidance available)



EARLY BIRD £265: Sold Out

Regular price £305: We are now fully booked. Join our waiting list at the bottom of this page.




There has never been a more important time to learn practices and techniques to help cultivate stability, calm, grounding, connection, and uplift. This course will allow you to develop the resources needed to help support you in meeting the range of emotions you may be feeling at this time, and beyond!

We are incredibly lucky to be joined by guest teacher, Laila Narsi, who was one of the first ever international teachers to be trained in Mindful Self-Compassion so brings a wealth of knowledge and experience, as well as her warm-hearted presence.

Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) is an empirically-supported training program designed to cultivate the skill of self-compassion.

Self-compassion provides emotional strength and resilience, allowing us to admit our shortcomings, motivate ourselves with kindness, forgive ourselves when needed, relate wholeheartedly to others, and be more authentically ourselves.

Rapidly expanding research demonstrates that self-compassion is strongly associated with emotional well-being, less anxiety, depression and stress, maintenance of healthy habits such as diet and exercise, and satisfying personal relationships. And it’s easier than you think!


  • Practice self-compassion in daily life

  • Motivate yourself with kindness rather than criticism

  • Handle difficult emotions with greater ease

  • Transform challenging relationships, old and new

  • Manage caregiver fatigue

  • Practice the art of savoring and self-appreciation


 This 8 week training officially qualifies as one of the pre-requisites for MSC teacher training.




Class activities include guided meditations, short group discussion, and home practice.



We'll be using the platform zoom. Laila and Lucy are both experienced online teachers and have found that this form offers a beautiful chance for people to connect deeply with the practices and group, but with all the comforts of home. Online we offer the same practices, exercises, and small group work just as you would find on our in-person courses.

As Laila is based in Texas, and Lucy in England, this course promises to have a diverse and global group - a rich part of the practice can be to understand that common humanity extends beyond seas and boundaries.







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Laila Narsi

Laila is an incredibly experienced Mindful Self-Compassion teacher, and practicing psychotherapist. She has had the pleasure of being directly trained by distinguished world renowned teachers including Dr. Jack Kornfield, Dr. Tara Brach, Dr. Kristin Neff, Dr. Chris Germer, Dr. Steven Hickman and His Holiness The Dalai Lama. In addition to being a practicing psychotherapist, she teaches classes on mindfulness, conducts workshops, participates in public service videos on mental health, and volunteers in the community.



Lucy Chan

Lucy is a mindfulness and self-compassion teacher. She also works as a doctor in the NHS and knows first hand the pressures of daily life and the ever present threat of burn-out. Self-compassion practices helped her meet the challenges of a stressful job and her passion is to help others incorporate these practices into their lives. She is part of a nationally acclaimed team delivering mindfulness for burnout retreats, and has been trained directly by the internationally renowned pioneers of self-compassion Kristin Neff and Chris Germer.


EARLY BIRD £265: Sold Out

Regular Price £305: Sold out. We are now fully booked - fill out the form below to join our waiting list.



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