Meeting the Challenge of Cancer with Mindful Self-Compassion


Most of us feel compassion for our close friends when they are struggling. What would it be like to receive the same caring attention from yourself when you need it most?

This six-week live online series can help people impacted by cancer cultivate self-compassion, one of the greatest resources for coping and resilience that we have available to us. You will learn and practice the two sides of self-compassion: the gentle side (comforting, soothing, and nurturing) and the equally important fierce side that involves protecting, providing for, and motivating ourselves.

In each class, an MSK mind-body instructor will present on a topic related to self-compassion, lead meditations and exercises, and facilitate discussion.


This series is open to people who have been treated for cancer and their caregivers.


Beth Sandweiss, MA, MSW, LPC

Start Date

Sunday, September 8, 2024


7:00 p.m. to

Class Schedule

  • Sunday, September 8th
  • Sunday, September 15th
  • Sunday, September 22nd
  • Sunday, September 29th
  • Sunday, October 6th
  • Sunday, October 13th

Date & Time(s)

Sunday, September 8 – Sunday, October 13, 2024, at

You Will Need:

  • Comfortable clothing
  • A computer with a high-speed Internet connection, or a tablet, such as an iPad, or a smartphone
  • A webcam, speaker, and microphone. If you do not have a microphone and speaker, you can participate in the class by phone. You will receive the phone number once you register.
  • Google Chrome or Firefox as your browser

Date & Time(s)


This class is taught online through Zoom, a videoconference system.

Registration Details

Registration for this series is required. Please complete the form below for one of the available dates: You will receive an email to confirm your registration and instructions to join the class. 

  • General public rate: $155 
  • Integrative Medicine at Home member rate: $125 

Integrative Medicine at Home is a monthly membership program offering access to different daily online fitness and mind-body classes. Learn more and become a member today by visiting our website.

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