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Self-Empathy: Healing from the Inside Out

Begins September 22, 2022 • 12 hours (2 hours per session)
  • Heal internal messages that tell you you're not good enough
  • Release yourself from old habits and unmet needs
  • Deepen your ability to connect with self and heal your past
  • Heighten your ability to express your authentic self
  • Experience greater ease and joy in your relationships

The Communication Difference: Create the Life and Work You Want

Begins October 1, 2022 • 9 hours (3 hours per course)
  • Gain insights into what drives people in your life to do what they do – it’s amazingly logical!
  • Explore how to build bridges while being honest, even when you disagree
  • Practice communicating in ways that make it more likely to find support for your ideas
  • Discover how understanding your needs and those of others creates a wealth of options for living and working together in a cooperative, enjoyable way

NVC Zen: Living in the Paradox of Both/And

Begins October 3, 2022 • 8 hours (2 hours per session)
  • Foster nonviolent discernment with the wisdom of modern and ancient thinkers 
  • Navigate common life choices without experiencing your options as dilemmas
  • Make decisions that foster personal well-being through an awareness of dependence, independence, interdependence, and self-fullness
  • Explore this abundance in an atmosphere of gentle, matter-of-fact authenticity

Somatic NVC-Stabilization of the Nervous System and Self-Connection

Begins October 9, 2022 • 9 hours (3 hours per session)
  • Learn how to stabilize your nervous system to build inner safety
  • Become more aware of what is going on inside you
  • Transform internal negativity into inner peace and compassion
  • Connect to the outside world with curiosity and empathy

The Art of Mourning: Exploring Pain, Depression, Anger, and Other Dear Friends

Begins November 10, 2022 • 15 hours (3 hours per session)
  • Welcome unpleasant feelings and meet their flow in and around the body
  • Discover how you can enjoy Anger as a beautiful life force
  • Realize insecurity and depression as a door to the core of your humanity
  • Know how to use fear to firmly connect to your life and strength

Harmonizing Our Inner Conflicts

Begins November 12, 2022 • 3 hours
  • Learn physical, emotional, and linguistic practices rooted in NVC and Aikido that you can use daily to self-connect
  • Discover how these practices combine to create more inner harmony and more clarity of expression 
  • Deepen your NVC practice beyond the words by connecting to parts of your being that hold the key to your needs
  • Build your ability to listen empathically with your whole being

Self-Compassion Boot Camp

Begins December 2, 2022 • 25 hours (5 days)
  • Reboot your sense of self-connection with accompaniment, neuroscience and NVC
  • Kickstart the release of tension you are holding in your body from past pain
  • Breathe in compassion and let a renewed sense of self reinvigorate you
  • Experience how transformation of old contracts can set the tone for new habits

Liberation for All: Integrating a Power and Privilege Lens into Basic NVC Training

Begins December 19, 2022 • 6 hours (1.5 hours per session)
  • Explore the complexities of how we can care for all of life using NVC
  • See the role that power plays in relation to observations, feelings, needs, and requests
  • Learn how to support people from many backgrounds in being able to apply NVC 
  • Discern how to engage with these vast topics as we learn and share NVC

New Year’s Peace Meditation

December 31, 2022 • 30 minutes (1 session)
  • Join the worldwide NVC community as we come together for peace
  • Set your intentions for hope and healing in 2023
  • Give yourself a serene space for inner rejuvenation
  • Weave the unifying light of peace into your heart and around our world!

Responding to the Call of Our Times: A Leadership Coaching Program (Ongoing)

Begins February 4, 2022 • 90 hours (2 hours per session)
  • Learn how to engage effectively with others around a shared purpose
  • Weave nonviolence more deeply into your personal leadership style
  • Receive ongoing support in moving towards your highest goals
  • Increase your capacity to know and face reality as a source of greater choice
  • Be a part of transforming the old legacy of scarcity, powerlessness, and separation into a livable future

Taste of Compassionate Leadership (Ongoing)

4th Saturday of each month • 2 hours per session
  • Meets on the fourth Saturday of most months
  • Experience a taste of living within an empathic community
  • Enjoy short yet powerful training / practice sessions with our trainers
  • Learn concrete skills and steps for practicing compassion and leadership

Building Restorative Systems for Transforming Conflict

Begins January 17, 2023 • 20 hours (2 hours per session)
  • Develop a mindset that engages calmly and comfortably with conflict
  • Discover how to bring a restorative approach to your community
  • Build support for solutions that are sustainable and engaging
  • Learn and practice specific skills for dialogue, mediation, and restorative circles

Facilitate NVC Groups with Joy and Confidence

Begins March 16, 2022 • 20 hours (2 hours per session)
  • Clarify and accentuate your personal teaching style
  • Gain tools for creating safety and ease in your groups
  • Learn to easily create workshop outlines and teaching activities
  • Come away with tips that will keep your workshops alive

Lightness When Things Are Difficult: NVC and Resonant Dialogue Skills

Begins April 24, 2023 • 12 hours (1.5 hours per session)
  • Discover how to bring resonance into your conversations with others
  • Learn how resonant language and NVC empathy come together
  • Practice consent and saying “no”, even when it is difficult
  • Feel the movement into more intimacy in your relationships!

Restorative Circles: Transforming Conflict, Building Community Resilience

Begins May 9, 2023 • 12 hours (2 hours per session)
  • Learn to design systematic, transformative, grass-roots restorative circles
  • Find hope and inspiration for mutual understanding, shared humanity, and healing when violence – even war – has painfully torn apart your community
  • Learn how to develop a robust container for dialogue in your local communities including in families, schools, church groups, neighborhoods, and businesses
  • See how restorative circle work can contribute organically to community development and wellness

Parenting for the Future: Your Child's and the Planet

Begins August 9, 2023 • 8 hours (2 hours per session)
  • Explore ways of parenting that will shape a future full of purpose and possibility
  • Discover how your values can serve as a compass to guide you forward
  • Understand the relationship between your present actions and desired outcomes
  • Gain experience in balancing your child’s present needs with long term visions!

Equitable Facilitation: Supporting Equity Through Leadership

Begins September 13, 2023 • 8 hours (2 hours per session)
  • Learn tips and strategies to ensure ALL voices are heard
  • Grow your capacity to name and address power dynamics
  • See how prior assumptions and perspectives impact how groups work together
  • Explore facilitation components using a caring for all, power-with lens

Pettiness, Judgment, and Self-Compassion

Begins September 25, 2023 • 12 hours (1.5 hours per session)
  • Deepen your self-compassion in difficult moments
  • Discover how to meet judgment with resonance
  • Learn the relational neuroscience of pettiness and spite
  • Find empathy for your jackal and accompany yourself with warmth!

Transitions in Life: Rediscovering Your Inner Spark

Begins October 16, 2023 • 16 hours (2 hours per session)
  • Find peace amid chaos and see beauty in the challenges you face
  • Spend less time feeling stress and return to balance much faster
  • Ask for help when you need it and speak truthfully to anyone
  • Navigate big changes with greater peace and clarity!

Jump In Now: Facilitation Basics

Begins November 16, 2023 • 8 hours (2 hours per session)
  • Clarify and accentuate your personal teaching style
  • Build a strong NVC network and support system
  • Learn how to balance everyone’s needs – yours included
  • Expand your capacity for living in NVC consciousness