- Develop skills to navigate difficult conversations
- Learn to stay grounded under pressure
- Explore tools to cultivate compassion
Cost: $35 (plus donation to teacher)
Registration: Pre-register via USG
Location: Unitarian Society of Germantown,
6511 Lincoln Drive, Philadelphia, PA.
Space is limited; please register early.
About the Daylong
How can we we use our spiritual practice as a resource to address a polarized political climate, divisive speech, and violent acts towards marginalized communities? How do we bring qualities of integrity, truth, and kindness into our relationships and conversations, staying true to our values while creating conditions for real dialogue?
Join Buddhist meditation teacher and Nonviolent Communication Trainer Oren Jay Sofer for this unique program in Mindful Communication.
In this daylong workshop, we will explore an integrated approach to bringing mindfulness and care to our communication. The tools shared will be a combination of the core guidelines for Wise Speech offered by the Buddhist tradition, as well as the contemporary discipline of Nonviolent Communication. Together, these practices form a powerful foundation for insight, compassion, and skill so that our conversations can create meaningful change.
This event is co-sponsored by Springboard Meditation Sangha and the Unitarian Society of Germantown, PA.
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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