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Online Compassion Cultivation Training with David Midgley

7:00 - 9:00 PM UTC+1

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Location: Online (UK)

CCT is a multi-week personal and professional development course designed at Stanford University’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education and taught around the world by Certified Facilitators. The program includes practical tools and exercises designed to enhance your awareness, compassion, and resilience.

CCT will support you to improve your relationships with friends, family, clients, patients, staff, and coworkers.

You’ll walk away from each CCT class with tools and practices you can immediately put to work. CCT will help you:

  • Improve awareness
  • Increase connection to others
  • Decrease the distress you may feel in difficult situations

CCT is a two-hour weekly class that includes:

  • Large and small group discussions to share learning experiences
  • Guided meditation to improve awareness
  • Listening and communication exercises to build compassionate interactions

You’ll also have daily homework of one guided meditation per day and informal practices to try as you go about your day.


David Midgley

I teach meditation and Buddhist philosophy at Jamyang Buddhist Centre Leeds (FPMT) which I founded 25 years ago. I was founder and Director of Schumacher North, a forum for ecology and spirituality, from 2007 to 2016, and Zero Carbon Yorkshire, 2016-2018. I am a co-counder and Core Group member of Kinder Leeds, organisers of the Leeds Festival of Kindness, Compassion and Wellbeing, and a member of the COP26 Multi-Faith Task Force of Faith for the Climate UK.


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Course Name: Online Compassion Cultivation Training with David Midgley