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Taste of Compassionate Leadership (Ongoing)

Step into Empathic Community with this Free Course now in it's 15th year with NVC Academy!

  • Learn directly from renowned trainers
  • Quickly integrate skills with small-group practice
  • Live in NVC consciousness
  • Lead the life you want to live!

4th Saturday of most months, 4:00 - 6:00pm Pacific (California) Time

Registration Fee: FREE


On the fourth Saturday of most months, you will learn concrete skills and steps for practicing compassion and leadership in your life. This FREE series offers powerful training and practice opportunities with our trainers.

Each month we will offer a unique topic designed for practitioners of all skill levels. These sessions include ample opportunities to practice self-connection, honesty and empathy.  There is also small-group practice time to help you quickly integrate the skills and consciousness of Nonviolent Communication.

Please invite your friends and family to experience this remarkable free series! 

Come to one class or all 11 of them! The choice is yours. Whatever you choose, you will take away valuable insights, tools, and practices that you can put to work immediately. 

Start leading the life you want to live!  

  • Video and audio recordings of every session
  • Forum discussion available in the classroom
  • Lifetime access to the classroom
What Happens After I Register?

When you register, you will receive an email with instructions on how to access your course. All registrants will receive access to recordings. Recordings will display images of active speakers only.

Dates & Times
January 23 4:00 – 6:00pm Pacific (California) Time
February 27 4:00 – 6:00pm Pacific (California) Time
March 27 4:00 – 6:00pm Pacific (California) Time
April 24 4:00 – 6:00pm Pacific (California) Time
May 22 4:00 – 6:00pm Pacific (California) Time
June 26 4:00 – 6:00pm Pacific (California) Time
July 24   4:00 – 6:00pm Pacific (California) Time  
August 28  4:00 – 6:00pm Pacific (California) Time  
 September 25  4:00 – 6:00pm Pacific (California) Time  
 October 23  4:00 – 6:00pm Pacific (California) Time  
 November 27  4:00 – 6:00pm Pacific (California) Time  
 December  No class this month!  Happy Holidays! 
Jim & Jori Manske

About Jim & Jori Manske

CNVC Certified Trainers from Maui, Hawaii, USA

For more than 41 years, Jim and Jori Manske have been partners in both in life and work. As co-creators of peaceworks, they offer training, mediation, facilitation, organizational development, consulting and mentoring. They have been working with a variety of businesses, community groups, government, NGO's, private groups and individuals for decades. They are both Certified Trainers for the Center for Nonviolent Communication (cnvc.org) and have been leaders in offering NVC to the world.

They co-authored Pathways to Liberation: A Matrix of Self-Assessment along with two colleagues, a tool used globally by those...