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Waking Up with Words: Finding Each Other

December 10, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Evening Program
ost: By donation
Registration: No pre-registration required
Location: 108 Birch Street
Redwood City, CA  95959

About the Evening

Join Oren for the weekly Monday night Dharma meditation at the Insight Meditation Center of Redwood City. This talk will explore the author’s personal journey with meditation practice and communication training, and include a reading from his new book, Say What You Mean: A Mindful Approach to Nonviolent Communication.

Evening Program:
7:30pm – Meditation
8:10pm – Dharma Reflection & Reading
8:50pm – Q&A

This event is by donation; no registration required.

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About the Trainer

Oren Jay Sofer is a Certified Trainer of Nonviolent Communication and teaches communication and meditation nationally. He has practiced Buddhist meditation since 1997, holds a degree in Comparative Religion from Columbia University, and is a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner for trauma healing. 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.

About the Book

Say What You Mean is a step-by-step guide for meaningful conversations that bring people together. It is the first book to integrate mindfulness with the modern discipline of Nonviolent Communication and somatic healing.

Whether it’s managing conflict at work, navigating a political divide with a relative, or strengthening bonds at home—communicating effectively is what makes or breaks our relationships. Rich with simple yet powerful exercises, Say What You Mean offers a clear method and concrete practices for healthier, more effective conversation.



December 10, 2018
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Insight Meditation Center
108 Birch Street
Redwood City, CA 94062 United States
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