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In-Person Trainings

Sat, Dec 7, 2019

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Celebration and Mourning the Holiday Season (Cindy Zody) (1909 North 39th St Seattle)

This workshop is intended to provide a safe space for processing both celebrating and mourning all of the many feelings and needs surrounding the holidays. It can be so easy to fall into sadness and stay there missing the joy that is very real too. Let's find some grounding and balance to take with us as we move into this special season.

Mon, Jan 13, 2020

Alternating Mon 7-9pm and Wed 12-1pm, Jan-Mar 2020 (see full schedule below)
BOUNDARIES WITHOUT BACKLASH 3-MONTH PROGRAM (Erin Merrihew) (Seattle)

If you’re ready to stop the cycle of over-extending and learn to set the boundaries you need without hurting the people and commitments that matter to you, then this is the program you’ve been waiting for. Join us for a 3-month journey to dissolve your boundary-setting fears and gain the skills to start building a life of balance and meaning on your terms!

Wed, Jan 29, 2020

6:45 PM - 9:00 PM
Communication to Connect (Liv Monroe) (Olympia)

An introduction to Nonviolent Communication (NVC). Join us if you would like some immediately usable tools for resolving conflicts, reducing criticism, defensiveness, blame, shame, misunderstanding and violence, and for increasing respect and hope in your school, work, family, community and in the world.

Wed, Feb 5, 2020

WEDNESDAYS Feb 5,12,19,26 (4 calls) 5:30-6:30pmPT
NVC Introduction Phone Conference 4 Call Wednesday Series FEBRUARY 2020 (Mair Alight) ()

Learn and practice the simple, practical, learnable, reliable tools of Nonviolent Communication. Profoundly change your ability to listen with curiosity (instead of blame and criticism) and speak with compassion for others while remaining true to yourself. Learn how to receive criticism without loss of self-esteem. Mair will be sharing some of her "Tips 'N Tricks" and her 5-Point Overview Introduction to NVC (Provided to Print Out) 1 Purpose 2 Choices 3 Modes 4 Components (the "grammar" of NVC) 5 Principles Practice the simple, practical, learnable, reliable tools of Nonviolent Communication (NVC). Learn how to say what’s true for you without criticizing others. Learn how to receive criticism without loss of self-esteem. Bring to class your own conflicts with difficult people. Experience getting to the heart of the matter; increasing shared understanding & more harmony. Call recording links will be shared. My goal is within 24 hours of each call. I create a google doc and place call info there.

Wed, Apr 8, 2020

WEDNESDAYS APRIL 8,15,22,29 (4 calls) 5:30-6:30pmPT
NVC Introduction Phone Conference 4 Call Wednesday Series APRIL 2020 (Mair Alight) (Teleconference via your phone from your)

Learn and practice the simple, practical, learnable, reliable tools of Nonviolent Communication. Profoundly change your ability to listen with curiosity (instead of blame and criticism) and speak with compassion for others while remaining true to yourself. Learn how to receive criticism without loss of self-esteem. Mair will be sharing some of her "Tips 'N Tricks" and her 5-Point Overview Introduction to NVC (Provided to Print Out) 1 Purpose 2 Choices 3 Modes 4 Components (the "grammar" of NVC) 5 Principles Practice the simple, practical, learnable, reliable tools of Nonviolent Communication (NVC). Learn how to say what’s true for you without criticizing others. Learn how to receive criticism without loss of self-esteem. Bring to class your own conflicts with difficult people. Experience getting to the heart of the matter; increasing shared understanding & more harmony. Call recording links will be shared. My goal is within 24 hours of each call. I create a google doc and place call info there.

Virtual/Remote Trainings

Mon, Dec 16, 2019

5:00 - 6:00pm PST
FREE Live Video Class: Getting The Support You Need To Survive The Holidays (Amanda Blaine, Nicole Bauman, Josh Blaine) (Live online via Zoom)

Do you struggle to feel "yourself" when you travel to be with family? Is it a trip you both anticipate and dread all at once? With enough support, this time of year can be an opportunity for deep integration and growth. Imagine returning from your trip feeling a little more energized and motivated to keep doing your important work in the world!

Tue, Jan 21, 2020

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
8-WEEK ONLINE SERIES: ESSENTIALS OF COMPASSIONATE COMMUNICATION (Erin Merrihew) (Zoom (Remote Video Platform))

How would your life improve if you could stay openhearted through conflicts and misunderstandings? If you could process difficult feelings without isolating or shaming yourself? If you could meet yourself and others with dignity and compassion instead of judgment and blame? Join us for an 8-week exploration of Compassionate Communication and learn simple, powerful tools to boost your inner balance and cultivate more satisfying relationships!

Wed, Mar 4, 2020

WEDNESDAYS March 4,11,18,25 (4 calls) 5:30-6:30pmPT
NVC Introduction Phone Conference 4 Call Wednesday Series MARCH 2020 (Mair Alight) (Teleconference via your phone from your)

Learn and practice the simple, practical, learnable, reliable tools of Nonviolent Communication. Profoundly change your ability to listen with curiosity (instead of blame and criticism) and speak with compassion for others while remaining true to yourself. Learn how to receive criticism without loss of self-esteem. Mair will be sharing some of her "Tips 'N Tricks" and her 5-Point Overview Introduction to NVC (Provided to Print Out) 1 Purpose 2 Choices 3 Modes 4 Components (the "grammar" of NVC) 5 Principles Practice the simple, practical, learnable, reliable tools of Nonviolent Communication (NVC). Learn how to say what’s true for you without criticizing others. Learn how to receive criticism without loss of self-esteem. Bring to class your own conflicts with difficult people. Experience getting to the heart of the matter; increasing shared understanding & more harmony. Call recording links will be shared. My goal is within 24 hours of each call. I create a google doc and place call info there.

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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