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Compassion Education provides Compassion Cultivation Training (CCTâ„¢) courses and workshops in Central Oregon.

CCT is an 8 week course designed at Stanford University and taught around the world by Certified Teachers. CCT includes practical tools and exercises you can use to enhance your awareness, compassion and resilience. Click here to read more.

Central Oregon CCT Teachers

Aly Waibel is currently the Program Director for Online Education and CCT Teacher Training at Compassion Institute. Since 2013, she has facilitated CCT classes in Tucson, AZ, Portland, OR and Bend, OR. Aly completed her PhD in Teaching, Learning and Sociocultural Studies at the University of Arizona College of Education in 2015. She loves living life in Bend, hiking, skiing, and spending time with friends.

Margy Lim spent her career working as a Marriage and Family Therapist in private practice and as a staff clinician at the Stanford University Faculty Staff Help Center. She completed CCT Teacher Training in 2014 and has taught CCT in Palo Alto, CA and Bend, OR. Margy is currently immersed in studying the role mindfulness can play in overcoming racism. She loves hiking, snowshoeing, piano study and chamber music, and spending time with friends and family.