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Basics of NVC: 4 week series
September 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Nonviolent Communication shows us a way of being very honest, without any criticism, insults, or put-downs, and without any intellectual diagnosis implying wrongness.” ~ Marshall Rosenberg
Nonviolent Communication has been called a language of the heart, a transformational process, and an amazing tool for improving relationships. People who practice NVC have found greater authenticity in their communication, increased understanding, deepening connection and conflict resolution.
If you are new to NVC, or attended an Introductory evening, or just want a refresher–this series is for you. In this hands-on, experiential course, we will learn and practice the 4 key distinctions in NVC that guide us to the kind of honest expression that is most likely to get needs met—ours and other people’s, self-empathy to overcome defensiveness; and empathy for others even when they’re saying things about YOU that might be hard to hear!
The class size is limited to the first 15 people who register on Eventbrite; and the Westside Santa Cruz location and other details will be emailed to you prior to the starting date. Though now that Covid is moving back into our awareness with more cases occurring, and more data to be known in October, I would only want to invite to this in-person event those who are vaccinated and have had the boosters as well. And we may choose to wear masks. I really want to keep everyone and myself protected. I hope you all understand.
I recommend you read the book “Nonviolent Communication: Language of Life” during the course. Books can be purchased in advance from a bookstore, Amazon on line, or at cnvc.org; and I’ll have my book, Communication FUNdamentals available at the class.