Maria Thorin

Maria Thorin

Maria Thorin

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Workshop 1: Introduction to Compassionate Integrity Training

Compassionate Integrity Training (CIT) is a multi-part training program that cultivates basic human values as skills for the purpose of increasing individual, social and environmental flourishing. By covering a range of skills from self-regulation and self-compassion to compassion for others and engagement with complex systems, CIT focuses on and builds towards compassionate integrity: the ability to live one’s life in accordance with one’s values with a recognition of common humanity, our basic orientation to kindness, and reciprocity.

Workshop 2: Introduction to Compassion-Based Resilience Training (CBRT)

Compassion-Based Resilience Training (CBRT) offers a complete, evidence-based training method of building resilience and well-being of mind, heart, and body using mindfulness and compassion practice as well as healing imagery and breath-work. The curriculum integrates timeless contemplative skills with contemporary breakthroughs in neuroscience, positive psychology, and integrative medicine, and is taught in a secular, experiential learning format.


Maria Thorin is a Certified  Compassion-Based Resilience Training (CBRT) Teacher with the Nalanda Institute for Contemplative Science. She is based in Stockholm, Sweden where is is active as a Yoga Teacher within the Hatha Tradition, offering yoga and meditation weekly within a national health network. She is a PHD student within the theme of Compassion Science, Ethics and Philosophy with Åbo Academy University and is a public speaker on Compassion, Empathy, Altruism. Maria has workied in humanitarian aid for 20 years with organisations such as the United Nations. She currently working with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency.

Compassion-Based Resilience Training (CBRT)