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Laura Banks


Laura Banks is honored to be a Compassion Cultivation Facilitator in Training enrolled in the Compassion Cultivation Training© (CCT) Teacher Certification Program at the Compassion Institute™ and is delighted to be among the first teachers to bring CCT to the DC metro area. Living around the world, she has witnessed again and again the power of loving presence to transform lives in a multitude of circumstances and now looks forward to sharing this practice close to home. Laura is inspired by and seeks to strengthen her own and others’ capacity to thrive and find meaning throughout life, especially through the cultivation of compassion. The happiest things in her life include her family, their dog Harold, running and yoga, time with friends, and tasty food prepared and shared with others.

January 2019

Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT) 8-Week Class

Wednesday, January 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Class (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, March 20, 2019

The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA,VA22180United States
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Free – $395

Compassion Cultivation Training© (CCT) is an eight-week program designed to develop the qualities of compassion, empathy, and kindness for oneself and for others. CCT integrates traditional contemplative practices with contemporary psychology and scientific research on compassion. The CCT protocol was developed at the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE) at Stanford University by a team of contemplative scholars, clinical psychologists, and researchers. Why Cultivate Compassion? Cultivating compassion goes beyond feeling more empathy and concern for others. It…

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