WHEEL: 9-Month Immersion
Sep
10
to Jun 17

WHEEL: 9-Month Immersion

A Nine Month Immersion in EMPATHY PRACTICE AND EMPATHIC COMMUNITY including: developing a depth of connection to our own emotions and the ability to make aligned choices for ourselves; shifting out of patterns of blame and judgement; realigning our natural tendency to want to 'fix' into support through empathy; and being of service.

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KILN: 'Leading with NVC' Program
Feb
20
to Aug 7

KILN: 'Leading with NVC' Program

KILN is a program for people who have been studying NVC (at least 20 days of training) and are eager to share it with others. It is an ideal support for those pursuing certification. It is a hands on opportunity for collaboration and learning how to step into the leadership role of a trainer. It offers a unique combination of experiences (eg. retreat, online calls, camp, and projects) within a supportive community of fellow learners. It is guided by an experienced and creative Certified Trainer and is supported by past members of the KILN program.

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The power of empathy
Feb
23
9:00 AM09:00

The power of empathy

  • Pacific Gardens Co-Housing Community (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

A day of deepening and practice. This workshop will include expressing yourself in a way that it can be heard, saying ‘no’ with care, making requests and agreements, providing feedback and dealing with conflict.

Pre-requisite: intro to NVC.

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Body of Wisdom with David Weinstock
Mar
9
to Mar 10

Body of Wisdom with David Weinstock

A one-and-a-half day workshop that will engage your physical, emotional, linguistic, intellectual and intuitive selves. You will leave with concrete body-based tools for better awareness and increased sensitivity in how you show up and respond to life around you.

By “coming to our senses,” we can access the wisdom of the body and be more balanced and centred as we face the unknowns of life, love, and learning. This practice brings our attention more squarely into our bodies and its emotional and intuitive resources

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NonViolent Communication: A Deep Dive
Mar
28
to Apr 2

NonViolent Communication: A Deep Dive

  • The Haven Retreat Centre (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

NVC is a world-renowned approach to relationships and conflict that has been helping people make peace in their families, workplaces, volunteer boards, communities and their countries for over 30 years. This offering is a deep immersion into principles and practice that will have a dramatic impact on you, those closest to you and those you collaborate with.

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Summer Gathering 2018
Jul
26
to Jul 29

Summer Gathering 2018

This year's NVC Summer Gathering is hosted by the Salish Sea Empathy Society. The Summer Gathering is a combination of learning experiences, an experiment in community and giving, and a holiday by the ocean – all wrapped up into one.

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Compassionate Communication in Courtenay  2+ day Workshop
May
25
to May 27

Compassionate Communication in Courtenay 2+ day Workshop

Join us in Courtenay at the end of May to explore and shift habitual patterns of reaction, blame, expectations and disappointment! This is a foundations or refresher workshop for those interested in learning about Nonviolent Communication and the ways that it can shift and change our relationships with ourselves and others. Photo Credit: Brad Powell www.bpfoto.ca

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Being An Effective Advocate: Part I
Feb
18
to Feb 19

Being An Effective Advocate: Part I

Advocating is the fine art of navigating and finding spaces in systems of power, asserting oneself with respect, and strategically collaborating for change. This is a workshop for advocates of all kinds: caregivers for the elderly or ill, parents with children with unique needs, representatives of organizations, board members, spokespeople, social change activists. 

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Gabriola Island NVC Jam
Jul
18
to Jul 21

Gabriola Island NVC Jam

Gabriola Island, BC

Passionate about sharing NVC? Come play, create, and connect with others with the same passion, all in a camp setting. Try out a new process/session/game, get feedback, and get new ideas. “Jammers” are invited to help host the Camp that follows after.

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