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Empowered Communication, 5-weeks (Tuesdays)with Meganwind Eoyang

January 8, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Sliding scale:  $600 regular tuition; $400 scholarship rate (when available)

5 Tuesdays, January 8th through February 5th, 2019

“Never again will you believe that a person is too hard to work with, a decision too complicated to make, or a conversation too difficult to have.”                                       ~ S. McCormick

COURSE DESCRIPTION
This course is essential if you are interested in:
* Communicating clearly and effectively
* Building stronger relationships with others (and with yourself!)
* Initiating and navigating even difficult conversations

This will be a 5-week (15 hour) study series. Through a combination of engaging group discussions and practice time, you gain an understanding of the basic principles of NVC. These skills are useful at work, at school, with your family, in line at the grocery store, and anywhere else that you interact with people!

TO REGISTER:  contact Meganwind Eoyang with your name, phone/s, email and start date of class at  707-775-7178.  You can register and pay for this class with her by phone.

If you’re completely new to NVC you may want to start reading Marshall Rosenberg’s book, Nonviolent Communication, A Language of Life, before the class begins.

LOCATION

Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists offices (behind the church on the corner), 1606 Bonita, Berkeley (near Cedar).

RECOMMENDED READING
Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life by Marshall Rosenberg
Nonviolent Communication Companion Workbook by Lucy Leu (only if you like to learn by writing)
Please order these books through CNVC.org or Amazon.com or check your local library

Meganwind Eoyang came to the study of Nonviolent Communication from a very different world. She grew up street fighting on the south side of Chicago. Her longing for sweet, deep connection with fellow humans arose after first finding safety and meaning in nature. She was excited to discover that Nonviolent Communication offers clear steps for practicing the compassion, self love, and love for others which her Chinese, European and North American (and other) spiritual traditions invite us to live. She has been a trainer with Bay Area Nonviolent Communication since 2004.

You may enjoy watching:
A 10-minute video interview of Meganwind speaking about empathy.
A 4-minute video interview of Meganwind speaking about examples of empathy with inmates at San Quentin and in her coaching sessions with couples.

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Date:
January 8, 2019
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6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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