Oren Jay Sofer

Oren Jay Sofer

Oren Jay Sofer teaches workshops and retreats on meditation and communication nationally. A member of the Spirit Rock Teachers Council, he holds a degree in Comparative Religion from Columbia University, is a Somatic Experiencing for healing of trauma, and a certified trainer of Nonviolent Communication. Oren is also the author of Say What You Mean: A Mindful Approach to Nonviolent Communication.

Oren is also author of Say What You Mean: A Mindful Approach to Nonviolent Communication, the founder of Next Step Dharma, an online course focused on living the path of awakening in our daily lives, and co-founder of MindfulHealthcare.us providing training in mindfulness, communication, and resilience to the healthcare community. 

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How to Survive the Holidays: 6 Communication Tips

For many, spending time with relatives over the holidays may be challenging. In addition to the love and care we may feel, family gatherings can bring up old hurts or expose painful differences. How many family meals have been marred by tense silence or devolved into harsh argument?
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Healing, Communication and Social Change: How to bring courage and love to transformation - FREE session

Can real personal healing be complete without systemic social change, and can social change be sustainable without personal healing? Join Roxy Manning and Oren Sofer as they offer reflections on the intersection of personal, relational, and social transformation, and on the power of Nonviolent Communication when applied to different levels of our experience. This FREE session will include time for live Q&A with participants, as well as a free gift for those interested in Oren’s new book, Say What You Mean.
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Creating Real Dialogue and Healthy Relationships

Learn how to cultivate presence and intention, key aspects of healthy relationships! Presence grows from learning to notice energy and emotion in your body, and intention drives your conversations.
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Creating Real Dialogue and Healthy Relationships

Whether you’re new to NVC or have been practicing for years, the skills shared in this course will help you transform the roots of your communication habits! You’ll come away with more clarity and awareness, as well as a greater sense of balance, ease, connection, and intimacy in your life and in your relationships — even the relationships that are challenging!
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