BayNVC Immersion Program (BIP) — 2017

How can we thrive, even in the face of the significant challenges of our lives? Nonviolent Communication is not just about communication. It's about our developing our internal resources to be the people we want to be; to show up authentically and compassionately even in tough circumstances; to care more fully for ourselves and for others; to experience power and choice in the places that we tend to feel stuck or helpless. Within the warmth of a community of learners in the BayNVC Immersion Program, we explore real-life situations and uncover new ways to respond, discovering a range of choices in the place of old habits. We practice specific NVC skills, going for the intention behind the structures, the heart behind the words. We also laugh together quite a lot.

BayNVC Immersion Program (BIP) — 2016

How can we thrive, even in the face of the significant challenges of our lives? Nonviolent Communication is not just about communication. It's about our developing our internal resources to be the people we want to be; to show up authentically and compassionately even in tough circumstances; to care more fully for ourselves and for others; to experience power and choice in the places that we tend to feel stuck or helpless. Within the warmth of a community of learners in the BayNVC Immersion Program, we explore real-life situations and uncover new ways to respond, discovering a range of choices in the place of old habits. We practice specific NVC skills, going for the intention behind the structures, the heart behind the words. We also laugh together quite a lot.

The BayNVC Immersion Program 2019

Nonviolent Communication is about more than what you say. It’s about developing internal resources to realize our potential and live in line with our values. It’s about showing up authentically and compassionately in all circumstances, learning to care more fully for ourselves and for others, and transforming...

The 2019 Living Peace Retreat

  Are you interested in developing skills to keep your heart strong in the face of the immense challenges of our times? The tools of Nonviolent Communication can support us to keep ourselves healthy in turbulent times and to make a difference for everyone whose...

December Bulletin – I Love You, Me

“I Love You, Me” by Kathy Simon Knowing I was going to work on this article this morning, I tried an experiment.  Standing in the shower, that private space, I said to myself, out loud: “Good morning, Kathy. I love you.”  Hearing the words, I...

Living Peace Residential Retreat

An opportunity to immerse yourself in the skills of NVC in the beautiful Santa Cruz Mountains, with a team of teachers ready to work with you to meet your goals.

Roxy Manning

Roxy Manning, Ph.D., a licensed clinical psychologist and CNVC Certified Trainer, has been using NVC in her psychotherapy practice since 2003, and has been formally teaching NVC since 2005. In addition to supporting clinicians and others seeking to improve their ability to serve clients from...

Kathy Simon

Kathy Simon has been practicing NVC since 1995. She has led the Living Peace retreat and the BayNVC Immersion Program since 2009, and she especially appreciates the chance to work with a small, warm community of dedicated practitioners. Along with the Immersion Program, Kathy also leads...