School of Extended Studies


Opening the Heart: The Psychology of Empathy & Compassion weekend retreat with Dr. Al Kaszniak

March 4–6

Friday, March 4 // 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 5, & Sunday, March 6 // 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Nalanda Events Center // 6287 Arapahoe Ave.
Weekend Course: $200
Friday night only: $20


This weekend course will examine empathy and compassion from the perspectives of both contemplative traditions/practices and recent empirical research in social neuroscience, cognitive neuroscience, affective science, and social/cultural psychology. The course will involve relevant contemplative practices (e.g., breath-focused mindful attention, mindful dyadic listening, lovingkindness meditation).


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