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Art of Communication Festival
March 21 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sliding scale tuition: $60-$120 or $30-60 for a half-day. In addition we offer scholarships because we want to make these workshops accessible to all. For scholarships, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Join us for a day to explore compassionate communication in the variety of settings: family , friendships, workplace, and the political realm. We’re very happy to have a variety of teachers joining us. Scroll down to see their workshop descriptions and click their name to see their bio’s. Scroll further for the schedule for the day.
Mary Goyer Workshop
Introduction to the Art of Communication
Kara Bowman Workshop
Practical Strategies for Parenting with NVC
Join us in learning some practical strategies for using NVC to parent all ages of children. We’ll work on examples so you can see and hear NVC in action.
Kristin Masters Workshop
Dropping the Defense
Rick Longinotti Workshops
De-Polarizing Community Conversations
How can we speak passionately for the things we care deeply about without stimulating alienation in those who disagree?
Couples Getting Closer
We can enrich everyday living when we become more aware of what gets in the way of our natural generosity.
Jean Morrison Workshops
NVC as a Spiritual Practice
Bar Lowenberg leads this version of our regular Friday morning group. The group begins with an inspirational reading and meditation, followed by a supportive practice circle.
9:30: Meet and Greet; Registration, Snacks, and Coffee/Tea
10:00: Opening Circle with Conflict Improv
11:15-12:30 Choice of 3 workshops:
- Introduction to NVC with Mary Goyer
- New Perspectives on Old Conflicts and Wounds, with Jean Morrison
- Dropping the Defense, with Kristin Masters
12:30 – 1:30: Lunch, Please bring your own or we can tell you about local restaurants
1:45-3:00: Choice of 3 workshops:
- Practical Strategies for Parenting with NVC, Kara Bowman
- Couples Getting Closer with Rick Longinotti
- 5 Sneaky Ways We Shut Down Our Compassion, with Jean Morrison
3:15-4:30: Choice of 3 workshops:
- NVC as a Spiritual Practice, with Bar Lowenberg
- De-polarizing Community Conversations, with Rick Longinotti
4:30-5:00: Closing Circle
Learn more about our sliding scale structure