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Sat, Sep 12, 2015

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Basics of Compassionate Communication 4-hour Workshop (Erin Merrihew) (North Seattle)
Join us for an afternoon of hands-on learning as we practice the main components of Marshall Rosenberg's theory of Nonviolent Communication (NVC): observations, feelings, needs, and requests. Together we will explore how these tools enrich the quality of our lives and empower us to show up with more authenticity and presence!

Mon, Sep 14, 2015

Mondays 6:30-8:30pm, September 14 - November 23 (SKIP Nov. 2)
Essentials of Compassionate Communication (Erin Merrihew) (North Seattle)
Join us for 10 weeks of hands-on learning in this supportive community group! Together we will explore how simple communication tools can help us to find more connection, meaning, authenticity, and joy in our lives.

Mon, Sep 21, 2015

Six Mondays- 9/21-10/26/15 7-9 pm
Nonviolent Communication and Racial Equity for Liberal White People (Janice Eng - Independent Trainer, Amanda Blaine) (Seattle Mennonite Church)
Do you dream of a world of racial equity, but unsure of your role in creating it? Are you interested in Black Lives Matter and at the same time confused and concerned about what happened at the Bernie Sanders event? In this six week series we'll share tools and approaches to racism and racial justice based in compassion and nonviolence. We will explore ways to work together while being in alignment with our values, even when we are triggered. The first evening is a free introduction, if you would like to first check out whether you'd like to continue with the whole series.

Tue, Sep 22, 2015

Tuesdays 6:30-8:30pm, September 22 - November 17 (SKIP Nov. 3)
Living Compassionate Communication (Erin Merrihew) (North Seattle)
Are you familiar with basic NVC concepts, yet struggling to put them into practice in daily life? Join us for 8 weeks of experiential learning! Together we will explore the places we want to grow, practice NVC using a wide variety of hands-on activities, and support each other to integrate this consciousness more fully into our way of being.

Sun, Sep 27, 2015

4:45 PM to 6:30 PM
Compassionate Communication (Cindy Zody) (Bothell Library)
A review of the basic foundations of Marshall Rosenberg 's principles of Nonviolent Communication (NVC). Delving into some practical application of those skills relating to self empathy, making requests, and conflict resolution.

Wed, Jun 08, 2016 to
Sun, Jun 12, 2016

Starts with dinner (6pm) Wednesday, ends after lunch (2pm) Sunday
Creating Flow in Your Connections Using NVC (Liv Monroe - CNVC Certified Trainer, Fred Sly (CNVC Certified Trainer)) (Breitenbush Hot Springs, Oregon)
Are you longing for the essential NVC tools, practice, and capacities to create and sustain joyful, flowing relationships? We will combine fun and deep, heartfelt learning into capacities you can take home. During this workshop you will have the opportunity to work through unresolved upsets and practice the difficult conversations that could bring relief. Whether your stuck places are at work, at home, with children, friends or intimate partners, you will return to your relationships ready to shift old stuck energy and experience sweet movement in connection, even your connection with yourself.


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