with Miki Kashtan and Roxy Manning Please note this workshop track is for participants who have experience in Convergent Facilitation and are interested in learning how to train others to use the model. If you are just beginning or fairly new to Convergent Facilitation we encourage you to take the Introduction and Deepening days through this track. If you want to help other people learn how to use Convergent Facilitation in their work as team leaders, facilitators, mediators, or community organizers, join us for our first-ever Train-the-Trainer workshop. Designed for people who have previously attended a Convergent Facilitation training and have [...]
with Miki Kashtan and Roxy Manning Working and decision-making in groups and teams doesn’t have to be a struggle. The Convergent Facilitation workshop teaches you – without sacrificing productivity – how to make decisions that tap into a group’s shared purpose and that everyone truly supports. You can move from conflict to real collaboration Convergent Facilitation tools can turn a dreaded meeting into a meaningful and efficient collaboration, even when there is conflict in your group. If your project is stalled by bottlenecks, you don’t get the information you need from the experts you’re counting on, critical voices aren’t at the [...]
Join us for an in-depth exploration of the impact of transgenerational trauma and family history using Systemic Constellations. The workshop focuses on the experience of people of color and their families in the United States. The work will be primarily concentrated on healing and exploration through facilitated constellations, with multiple constellations offered each day to support opportunities for many. We are aware that having a space that is for and centered on people of color can support deeply vulnerable, transformational connection and healing. In order to do so, we are reserving Saturday and Sunday for attendees who identify as people of color. On [...]
Over four days, you will first gain understanding of the principles and consciousness needed to make NVC relevant to people from all groups. Next, you will work on designing a workshop for one group of your choice, utilizing techniques from principle based teaching and graphic facilitation to develop your approach and materials for the workshop. Incredible, hands-on learning awaits!
Are you eager to explore how an NVC lens can be applied to the challenging topics of Power, Privilege, Access and Inclusion. You can do so in an immersive, 9-day retreat where we envision bringing together the values of NVC and social justice work to support individuals in facing realities of the world we live in.
Nonviolent Communication is about more than what you say. It’s about developing internal resources to realize our potential and live in line with our values. It’s about showing up authentically and compassionately in all circumstances, learning to care more fully for ourselves and for others, and transforming moments of immobility and helplessness into experiences of power and choice. The Immersion Program offers training to: Transform recurring conflicts Enhance your ability to support others Find more balance and clarity with your own “triggers” Shift areas of your life that seem stuck Deepen your capacity for listening and empathy Build community focused on nonviolence Learn [...]
Are you interested in developing skills to keep your heart strong in the face of the immense challenges of our times? The tools of Nonviolent Communication can support us to keep ourselves healthy in turbulent times and to make a difference for everyone whose lives we touch. Join us for this special residential retreat program where we’ll delve into NVC as an embodied practice for transforming our lives, relationships and world. During this five-day retreat, you’ll learn ways to: Stay grounded and balanced in challenging moments Enhance your ability to listen well and speak with clarity Deepen intimate and family relationships [...]
Nonviolent Communication is about more than what you say. It’s about developing internal resources to realize our potential and live in line with our values. It’s about showing up authentically and compassionately in all circumstances, learning to care more fully for ourselves and for others, and transforming moments of immobility and helplessness into experiences of power and choice. THE IMMERSION PROGRAM OFFERS TRAINING TO: Transform recurring conflicts Enhance your ability to support others Find more balance and clarity with your own “triggers” Shift areas of your life that seem stuck Deepen your capacity for listening and empathy Build community focused on [...]
We learned to speak — and to keep silent — as toddlers, and our patterns of communication are as deeply ingrained as our native tongues. One can get a sense of the basics of Nonviolent Communication in a couple of hours. Taking the practices into our everyday lives, though, requires immersion. Taking on a new language — one that leans toward self-acceptance rather than self- criticism, toward open curiosity rather than judgment, spacious choice rather than reactivity — requires time and practice in the context of a loving and supportive community. This VIT has the potential to change our [...]
Register Now Attend to impact before intention. We've heard this principle before, but those five words are hard to put into practice, especially when dealing with microaggressions.* We often either don't know why what we said or did is being called a microaggression, or we're desperately resisting any possible inference that might lead to someone judging our behavior as racist. So how and where can we learn more? Many of us know it is a double whammy to ask the person who is already reeling from yet another microaggression to educate us, the person who stimulated their pain, about [...]