Learn the science, practice, and history of compassion in a secular and ancient Buddhist context. Taught and developed by Heather Prete, this is an intensive 30hr training that involves, lectures, practice reading, and discussions that covers all types of Compassion: Compassion for Self, Compassion for Others, and Universal Compassion.
In this certification, you will learn:
• Definitions of Love and Compassion and their respective practices
• The healing practices of Self Compassion for our current and past Self
• Transforming the mundane into the super mundane: Seeing love in all things
• Healing the world in the arms of compassion
**This is not a meditation teacher training certification – if you want to be certified to teach meditation, please see our Teacher Training Program
Heather Prete is a UCLA certified Mindfulness facilitator, Self-Compassion teacher, and Mindfulness in Recovery coach. She began her formal training with Tibetan Compassion practices in 1998 and has received instruction in the U.S. and Asia. Heather spent time training PhDs at the Tarzana Treatment center and working as a guiding teacher for Mindful School’s online adult courses (which were featured in Time magazine’s cover story, “The Mindful Revolution”). She also worked with those in recovery at Alternatives Treatment Center, Westside Treatment, and BLVD Centers.
Since 2000, Heather has remained committed to yearly retreats ranging from seven to 30 days in length and has completed three teacher trainings. She also sells her paintings to the lovely residents of Los Angeles.
Spaces are limited. First come first serve
COMPASSION CERTIFICATION REFUND POLICY: If cancellation occurs 2-6 weeks before the program begins, there will be a 25% cancellation fee. If cancellation occurs within 2 weeks before the program begins, no refunds will be given.