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Embody Nonviolent Communication: A Kinesthetic/Sensation Based Approach to the Practice
Date Saturday October 18
Time 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location Details
225 Rooney St, Santa Cruz CA 95065, upstairs from the Quaker Meeting House - NVC Santa Cruz, Center for Compassion
Event Type Class/Workshop
Organizer/AuthorLaurie Brooks
Emailinfo [at] nvcsantacruz.org
Phone(831) 459-6919
Address225 Rooney Street
Learn, practice, and integrate NVC skills and consciousness with guest NVC trainer Dian Killian, Ph.D., author of, Connecting across Differences: A Guide to Compassionate, Nonviolent Communication, and founder/director of Brooklyn NVC. Dian will be joined by Jean Morrison (recently returning from co-facilitating a 7-day Vipassana and NVC retreat at Spirit Rock) in leading experiential exercises and games for learning, connection, and fun.

Do you enjoy:
+ Learning by doing?
+ Integrating knowledge through the body, not just the mind?
+ Basing concepts on your own experience?
+ Fostering mind-body awareness and integration?

If so, please join us for Embracing the Body!

In this workshop, you will have a chance to:
+ Foster self-awareness & choice by learning to listen to your body
+ Integrate the practice of compassion for yourself and others through experiential & kinesthetic exercises
+ Ground conceptual principles of peace-making and nonviolence in lived, first-hand experience
+ Support your ability to self-connect and make effective decisions about what will meet your needs

This workshop will interest those who:
+ Value mind-body awareness, connection & kinesthetic learning
+ Want a somatic, "in your bones" understanding of how to hold your own & others' needs with care
+ Desire to integrate kinesthetic learning and awareness in the teaching and practice of Nonviolent Communication
+ Anyone who desires further groundedness, self-connection and self-trust!
Added to the calendar on Wednesday Sep 24th, 2008 2:04 PM
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