Cost: Sliding Scale ($20-$60) + Donation to teacher
Registration: Register here
Location: Sacramento Dharma Center
About the Daylong
Mindfulness practice provides a powerful support for clear, kind, and effective conversations. In this daylong program, we will explore the foundations of an integrated approach to skillful communication. Drawing on Buddhist concepts of Right Speech, mindfulness practice, and the modern discipline of Nonviolent Communication, this day will offer practical tips to bring more clarity and care to your relationships, and to create the conditions for meaningful collaboration.
The day will include a combination of guided meditation, discussion, and interactive practice. This workshop is appropriate for all levels of experience.
The fee is on a sliding scale of $20 to $60, according to ability. A few days prior to the retreat the minimum fee increases to $25. Please note that the registration does not include a donation for the teacher. You can donate to the teacher on the day of the event.
- Until Tuesday, August 7: $20 to $60
- After Tuesday, August 7: $25 to $60
Scholarships are available upon request. No one will be turned away for lack of funds. Please contact the registrar, Angela, at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange for financial assistance.
About the Trainer
Oren Jay Sofer is a Collaborative Trainer with BayNVC and teaches communication and meditation both locally and nationally. He has practiced Buddhist meditation since 1997, holds a degree in Comparative Religion from Columbia University, and is a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner for healing trauma. Oren is also a member of the Spirit Rock Teachers’ Council, founder of Next Step Dharma, and the author of Say What You Mean: A Mindful Approach to Nonviolent Communication. www.OrenJaySofer.com