Date(s): May. 9 - Jun. 27
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm (Thursdays)

University Religious Center

Mindful Self-Compassion


Want to be able to handle difficult situations with less stress, pain and anxiety?

Want to be as kind to yourself as you are to dear friends who face disappointment, fear, and conflict?

Join a limited number (35) of students, staff and faculty for classes on:


MSC is an 8 week course with a half-day retreat, that teaches you how to:

• DECREASE anxiety

• DECREASE depression and stress

• INCREASE relationship satisfaction

• INCREASE healthy habits like diet and exercise

• INCREASE emotional wellbeing

MSC, a researched-based program, is an adventure and an experiment in self-discovery and self-transformation. You will learn over 25 simple ways that will enable you to call on your own inner resources to soothe yourself in times of stress or pain.

MEETING ON WEDNESDAYS, January 30 -March 20 from 5:00-7:30pm (2 hours and 30 minutes)
Room 203, in the University Religious Center building on the east side of campus.

Plus a silent half day retreat which will be explained on the first day of class.


JD Lloyd

JD Lloyd is a longtime meditator and experienced mindfulness instructor. He received specialized training from the UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness to facilitate classes in Mindful Self-Compassion. JD is particularly drawn to Mindful Self-Compassion and Lovingkindness practices as paths toward self-acceptance and open-hearted connection with others.

Mark Miller

Mark Miller has been a meditator for 25 years. He has practiced in both the Tibetan (Kagyu) and Insight traditions, and is deeply committed to sharing the power of mindfulness. Mark is currently earning his doctorate in clinical psychology, and enjoys integrating Buddhist and Western psychological perspectives.

Registration Form

"Mindful Self-Compassion"
Please check your calendar before registering - this class is on Thursdays from 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm.

Reservations are closed for this event. There is no waiting list.

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