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NVC for Social Change: Responding to Systemic Issues with Compassion

Begins July 6, 2022 • 16 hours (2 hours per session)
  • Explore how to create effective change without creating enemies
  • Learn to channel righteous indignation while still holding compassion
  • Find strategies for connecting with those whose actions you disagree with
  • Gain new insights into how NVC can contribute to meaningful social change

The Communication Difference: Create the Life and Work You Want

Begins July 9, 2022 • 9 hours (3 hours per course)
  • Gain insights into what drives people in your life to do what they do – it’s amazingly logical!
  • Explore how to build bridges while being honest, even when you disagree
  • Practice communicating in ways that make it more likely to find support for your ideas
  • Discover how understanding your needs and those of others creates a wealth of options for living and working together in a cooperative, enjoyable way

Authenticity, Belonging and Shame

Begins July 12, 2022 • 18 hours (1.5 hours per session)
  • Express your truth and belong at the same time
  • Navigate 11 common sources of shame with compassion and neuroscience
  • Use awareness of your needs to stay in choice around self-expression
  • Shift old contracts around self-expression so you can be in integrity with yourself
  • Dance with shame to create a deeply genuine sense of belonging in your life

Facing Life as One: Restoring Our Individual and Collective Capacity for Choice, Togetherness, and Flow

Begins August 7, 2022 • 12 hours (2 hours per session)
  • Learn concrete tools for engaging with others as you embrace individual and collective liberation
  • Find your own source of choice even in the face of challenges
  • Release the constriction of scarcity
  • Find an empowered option to respond to what is happening in our world
  • Open the door to the possibility of thriving rather than merely surviving

Authentic Dialogues Across Race/Ethnicity

Begins September 2, 2022 • 22 hours (2 hours per session + 2.5 hours dialogues)
  • Begin to bridge the racial/ethnic divides in your community
  • Contribute to healing by sharing authentically and listening deeply
  • Learn how to be present with openness and curiosity with more confidence 
  • Practice a language and framework that supports a supportive, diverse world

Self-Empathy: Healing from the Inside Out

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

Somatic NVC-Stabilization of the Nervous System and Self-Connection

Begins October 9, 2022 • 9 hours (3 hours per session)
  • Learn how to stabilize your nervous system to build inner safety
  • Become more aware of what is going on inside you
  • Transform internal negativity into inner peace and compassion
  • Connect to the outside world with curiosity and empathy

Harmonizing Our Inner Conflicts

Begins November 12, 2022 • 3 hours
  • Learn physical, emotional, and linguistic practices rooted in NVC and Aikido that you can use daily to self-connect
  • Discover how these practices combine to create more inner harmony and more clarity of expression 
  • Deepen your NVC practice beyond the words by connecting to parts of your being that hold the key to your needs
  • Build your ability to listen empathically with your whole being

Self-Compassion Boot Camp

Begins December 2, 2022 • 25 hours (5 days)
  • Reboot your sense of self-connection with accompaniment, neuroscience and NVC
  • Kickstart the release of tension you are holding in your body from past pain
  • Breathe in compassion and let a renewed sense of self reinvigorate you
  • Experience how transformation of old contracts can set the tone for new habits

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

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

Taste of Compassionate Leadership (Ongoing)

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

Building Restorative Systems for Transforming Conflict

Begins January 17, 2023 • 20 hours (2 hours per session)
  • Develop a mindset that engages calmly and comfortably with conflict
  • Discover how to bring a restorative approach to your community
  • Build support for solutions that are sustainable and engaging
  • Learn and practice specific skills for dialogue, mediation, and restorative circles