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David Weinstock

David Weinstock

David Weinstock is a somatic coach, CNVC Certified Trainer, master goldsmith, Aikido instructor, originator of Somatic Consensus, and author of Becoming What You Need: Practices for Embodying Nonviolent Communication. He leads community workshops in schools, prisons, businesses, communities, organizations, and corporations around the world.

David and his family live in Washington state, in an intentional community they co-founded with nine other families where consensus has been practiced since 1990.

Finding Common Ground in Challenging Times (2020)

Having the ability to manage moods, relate to others with deep compassion, and take decisive action is crucial these days. During this course you’ll learn practices that blend the core of NVC with somatic techniques, and uncover simple life practices that can give you access to all these skills, along with readily increasing your capacity for organizing yourself physically, emotionally, and linguistically. Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced trainer, you’ll find valuable knowledge and tools in this course!
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Mourning and Celebration: Two Sides of Gratitude

Mourning, grief and celebration is a way to connect with what we love and want to honor.  In this trainer tip we learn that these three things can become a way for us to understand our emotions regarding our losses and appreciations.
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Somatic Practices for Embodying NVC

How do you build new learning paths and change old practices? Listen as David presents the elements of somatic practice — including those that build new learning paths — and discover where that learning “sweet spot” is!
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The Spiral Blend

David explores how movement helps you hold your center when navigating challenging conversations. Example: Move to Wind ~ to calm your system; Move to Ground ~ to notice the ground on which you stand; and Step to Shikaku ~ step behind to practice empathic listening. Listen Now.
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Somatic Practices for Embodying Nonviolent Communication

This course is designed to help you increase your ability to manage your moods and emotions, as well as eradicate old habituated responses to difficult people and situations. David Weinstock’s simple yet deep techniques can readily transform old reactions into resources for connection and healing — essential skills if you want to deepen the quality of your relationships and effect positive change!
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