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Working Together for Change

Itzel Hayward & Kathy Simon
Begins October 7, 2021 • 7.5 hours (1,5 hour per session)
  • Find your voice in response to words you hear as racist
  • Build bridges across significant differences of opinion
  • Become a powerful ally for the racial justice movement

Jump In Now: Facilitation Basics

Mary Mackenzie
Begins November 6, 2021 • 8 hours (2 hours per session)
  • Clarify and accentuate your personal teaching style
  • Build a strong NVC network and support system
  • Expand your capacity for living in NVC consciousness
  • Learn how to balance everyone’s needs – yours included
  • Fall in love with NVC all over again

Collaborating Across Differences in Power and Social Location within Organizations

Miki Kashtan
Begins November 7, 2021 • 2 hours (1 session)
  • Engage in an enriching Q&A discussion with Miki Kashtan
  • Ask questions about how to navigate power differences in your organizations
  • Help support NVC Academy to continue offering courses across the globe
  • Explore through a liberation-for-all lens to focus on systemic challenges

Transforming Shame, Inviting Joy: An Online Retreat

Sarah Peyton
Begins December 3, 2021 • 26 hours (5 days)
  • Make your mind a delightful and lively place to be
  • Embrace opportunities you would not have before
  • Experience more meaningful interactions
  • Learn what is causing you to live in shame – so you can dissolve it

Restoring Togetherness: Needs Choreography as a Path to Collective Liberation

Miki Kashtan
Begins December 13, 2021 • 4.5 hours (1,5 hour per session)
  • Support family, community, and organizations to realign with life
  • Get the building blocks of integrative decisions that work for all
  • Learn to lean on all available capacities to dance together for liberation
  • Reweave the threads of togetherness into something stronger than individual existence

New Year’s Peace Meditation

Mary Mackenzie
Begins December 31, 2021 • 20 minutes
  • Open your heart to healing, love, and hope
  • Give yourself a serene space for inner rejuvenation
  • Set your intentions for peace and healing in 2022
  • 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)

Miki Kashtan
Began February 5, 2021 (Registration Open) • 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)

Jim & Jori Manske
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

Choice: Finding Choice Within & Navigating A Polarized World

Kathleen Macferran & Jared Finkelstein
Begins January 10, 2022 • 8 hours (2 hours per session)
  • Exercise your ability to make conscious and life-enriching choices
  • Learn a framework for wrestling with the polarizing issues of our time
  • Gain internal tools to better navigate this complex and paradoxical world
  • Invite more clarity into the way you interact with yourself, others, and life

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

Miki Kashtan
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

Sometimes Shit Happens: Play with it!

Elena Bernasconi Tabellini & Christiaan Zandt
Begins February 10, 2022 • 8 hours (2 hours per session)
  • “Don’t do anything that isn’t play!” Marshall B. Rosenberg
  • Learn how to return to Play in the face of pain and fear
  • Steer through stormy waters with more grace
  • Find new ways to deal with your struggles!

From Now On… Zooming Into NVC

Farrah Baut-Carlier, Frank Gaschler, Mary Mackenzie & Roxy Manning
Spring of 2022 • 24 hours (4.5 hours a day)
  • Cultivate practices that support more intention and choice 
  • Increase your capacity to create authentic, caring connections with the people you care about
  • Gain skills that will lead to effective actions for more peace in the world
  • Enjoy loving community as you grapple with the effects of COVID-19 on your life
  • Identify how you want to live life From Now On…

Facilitate NVC Groups with Joy and Confidence

Mary Mackenzie
Begins March 17, 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

Balancing Power: Addressing Issues of Rank and Power Without Blame through NVC Dialogue

Mika Maniwa & Kanya Likanasudh
Begins April 6, 2022 • 8 hours (2 hours per session)
  • Discover how to safely initiate conversations about power differences
  • Explore different power dynamics and their impact on relationships
  • Learn strategies for dealing with defensiveness or denial
  • Gain ways to transparently invite feedback and collaboration

Boundaries: Finding Your Brain’s Healthy No

Sarah Peyton
Begins May 11, 2022 • 12 hours (2 hours per session)
  • Discover your own patterns around boundaries
  • Know your limits and how to stand up for yourself
  • Express your boundaries without shame backlashes
  • Reclaim time for yourself to do what you need

Self-Empathy: Healing from the Inside Out

Mary Mackenzie
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