NVC resources that include teachings about Sociocracy
Oren Jay Sofer

Oren Jay Sofer

Oren Jay Sofer has practiced Buddhist meditation since 1997, is a member of the Spirit Rock Teacher’s Council, a Certified Trainer of Nonviolent Communication, and a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner for healing trauma. Oren first became interested in contemplative practice in high school, when he picked up a little book called The Tao of Pooh by Benjamin Hoff. He went on to complete a degree in Comparative Religion from Columbia University, and later spent two and a half years of living as an Anagarika (renunciate) at branch monasteries in the Ajahn Chah Thai Forest lineage. 


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. 

Website: Oren Jay Sofer

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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