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Trainings: Headlines


Trainings: Summaries

In-Person Trainings

Wed, Aug 9, 2017

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
An experience of Silent Empathy with choice for some light touch (Pam Orbach) (The Workshop Space - Greenwood Seattle)

This will be an exploration of silent and touch empathy for self and other. We will practice mindful presence to explore empathy without words.

Mon, Aug 14, 2017

6:30 PM
There Are No Personal Problems: An Evening of Systemic Constellations with NVC and IPNB (Amanda Blaine) (N. Seattle (Greenwood))

Whether you want to address chronic illness, relationship challenges, or work issues, the tools of systemic (or family) constellations can help shift what feels stuck in your life, and transform blocks between you and what you want to create.

Sat, Aug 19, 2017

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
LOVING OURSELVES FULLY (Mair Alight, Maya Diaz Diaz) (Seattle - address when registered)

A sacred play time, with joy, laughter and companions where we will practice saying “yes” to “no”. NO to believing we are not enough, or too much. YES to self-gratitudes, self-appreciation and self-celebration. Yes to enjoying sacred play, laughter, and welcoming ease. Mayari and Mair have enjoyed immensely collaborating to create a space for deeply listening to each other and bringing our shared sense of fun and play and laughter to our time together, while honoring our self-care. For example: While on a planning call, we realized that we were both feeling peckish and agreed to pause for dinner and then to return to our call after nourishing ourselves. It worked! We returned to the call refreshed and ready to “rock and roll”. :-) We’ve thought of exercises to enhance our sense of connection and ease, self-love…. and for us each to experience being “the boss of me”. Inner children welcome! We’ll have drawing/coloring materials available for those who choose to use them.

Tue, Sep 5, 2017

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
FREE Intro to Nonviolent Communication (Amanda Blaine) (Vashon (20 min ferry from W. Seattle))

Join us for a fun and interactive introduction to Nonviolent Communication, drawing on the recent findings of Interpersonal Neurobiology - the science of how humans thrive in relationship.

Sat, Sep 9, 2017

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fundamentals of Compassionate (Nonviolent) Communication (Amanda Blaine) (N. Seattle (Greenwood))

Join me for a grounding in the practice and principles of Nonviolent Communication supported by an understanding of interpersonal neurobiology.

Wed, Sep 13, 2017

6 consecutive Wednesday evenings 7pm-9pm.Sep13,20,27, Oct 4,11,18
Communicating and connecting with Compassion - A second level course (Pam Orbach) (The Workshop Space Greenwood, Seattle)

"The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeing new sights, but in looking with new eyes." Marcel Proust. If you have begun the journey of being different, and doing things differently, This is an opportunity to continue beyond the basics and learn in community. This 6 week Wednesday evening Level 2 series is about deepening, expanding and practicing NVC. Join us, we will learn together.

Sun, Sep 24, 2017

3:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Self Care: An NVC experience (for women) By request (Pam Orbach, Kristen Jawad) (The Workshop Space in Greenwood Seattle)

You want to be more present to your life, awake and in awe of the gift of life, and experience more joy & pleasure. For thousands of years, gentle body care & creative consciousness practices have served women well. This is a modified repeat of the successful oversubscribed workshop offered last winter.

Sat, Nov 11, 2017

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
LOVING OURSELVES FULLY (Mair Alight, Maya Diaz Diaz) (Seattle - address upon registration)

A sacred play time, with joy, laughter and companions where we will practice saying “yes” to “no”. NO to believing we are not enough, or too much. YES to self-gratitudes, self-appreciation and self-celebration. Yes to enjoying sacred play, laughter, and welcoming ease. Mayari and Mair have enjoyed immensely collaborating to create a space for deeply listening to each other and bringing our shared sense of fun and play and laughter to our time together, while honoring our self-care. For example: While on a planning call, we realized that we were both feeling peckish and agreed to pause for dinner and then to return to our call after nourishing ourselves. It worked! We returned to the call refreshed and ready to “rock and roll”. :-) We’ve thought of exercises to enhance our sense of connection and ease, self-love…. and for us each to experience being “the boss of me”. Inner children welcome! We’ll have drawing/coloring materials available for those who choose to use them.

Tue, Dec 12, 2017

At a time convenient for you, by arrangement.
Request a "Medicine for Hate" Conversation Workshop (Pam Orbach) (your space in your community)

Consider hosting a 2 hour Medicine for Hate workshop in your living room, church, school, or conference room. Any size group. This is an interactive exploratory conversation that taps into our own experiences to find wisdom and understanding about hate. It offers an opportunity to engage differently with ourselves and others when we are at a loss, or when we find ourselves disconnecting from others as a result of hate speech, or acts of hate. Leaning into hate in order to heal, and open to others can offer empowerment. More details provided below.

Notes

  • In-Person Trainings involve meeting together, but without overnight accommodations, even if the event spans multiple days. 
    Residential Intensives include overnight accommodations. 
    Virtual/Remote Trainings are over the internet (possibly with video) or by phone.

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