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ONLINE NVC and Spiritual Practice – Monthly Drop-In

January 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 am

Dates & Time Zone

Sunday 10am – 11:45am (Pacific Time)

Full listing of dates in this monthly sequence of gatherings: Sundays, Jan 29, Feb 26, Mar 19, Apr 16, May 7

Financial Request

$35 – $15 sliding scale. This means we’d love to receive $35 for our sustainability, but understand that this is not affordable for everyone, hence the sliding scale starting at $15. We welcome any amount within this range. Payment methods listed below. (Also, during this time of lay-offs and financial uncertainty, we invite you to treat the sliding scale as $0 – $14 if you cannot current afford $15)

Registration

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

Access information and payment methods: 

Live group – access information:

You can join the calls using the Zoom video conferencing software, available for download for free from zoom.us You can also join the calls by phone. Access details below:


To Join “Zoom Meeting” video conference:

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Meeting ID: 845 7191 3298

Passcode: 084441


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Payment methods:

We accept payment within the sliding scale through:

Venmo: newtbailey or 415 694 8798

Paypal: newt@communicationdojo.com

Zelle: 415 694 8798

or contact info@communicationdojo.com if you’re unable to pay by one of these methods

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It bears repeating again & again how reassuring, heart-warming, life affirming your presence & leadership has been all along for me, (and I strongly suspect for all the rest of the group) and continues to be”

~ LS, Long-time NVC practice group member 

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Course Description

“Nonviolent Communication really came out of my attempt to understand this concept of love and how to manifest it, how to do it.” ~ Marshall Rosenberg, PhD., from “Practical Spirituality – Reflections on the Spiritual Basis of Nonviolent Communication”

“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there.” ~ Mevlana Jelaluddin Rumi, 13th century Sufi poet

​In Nonviolent Communication, we find an many invitations…

To slow down, to be present, to meet ourselves with compassion and kindness.

To be gentle with ourselves and each other, to be courageous, and to be gentle with ourselves when we cannot find courage.

To find the support and community of others who can meet us with compassion and en-courage-ment.

To extend our compassion and empathy to others, or at least to remember that this might be a possibility. To check it out and see!

To give our attention to what’s happening in a conversation as it happens, whether it’s an internal conversation or one with another person. What’s happening now? What’s alive in me? What do I hear or see is alive in you? What am I curious about? What am I moved to speak? And now? And now? Can I hear you now? Can I hear me now? Am I awake to what’s happening? Am I pausing to take things in, to catch up with my senses?​

Can I start at the end of my story so far, in this present moment?

Can I notice my thoughts without taking them all as literal truth? Might even the thought “There’s something wrong with me” or “There’s something wrong with you” actually have meaning for me that has nothing to do with wrongness and rightness?

​Can I find and find again the field out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, and meet you there?

In these “NVC and Spiritual Practice” events, we’ll meet in presence and community and see where we go with whatever arises for us. Starting with your wonderings and your reports from day-to-day life, we’ll dive into the “life energy” that Marshall Rosenberg said he was attempting to describe with the language of universal human needs.

​Let’s find out whether we can use our communication skills not only to communicate with each other, but also to communicate with whatever we meet inside – our thoughts, feelings, beliefs, sensations and the aliveness underlying it all.

Who’s it for?

Please join us if any of the following is true for you:​

– ​You’re an NVC practitioner/student and you suspect there might be some deeper application of NVC than what you’ve discovered so far​

– You’re an NVC practitioner/student and would like to explore the “Practical Spirituality” that Marshall Rosenberg said was at the core of NVC

– You already have a spiritual practice and would like to discover how NVC might work with your practice

– Or this offering simply interests you and you’d like to find out what it’s about!

About Newt Bailey

Newt’s passion is to help people connect, to experience greater intimacy, and to find the potential for mutually satisfying change that lies within conflict. He is also convinced that personal growth and change in consciousness is essential if we’re to bring about the changes we want to see in our communities and our world.

Since he started studying NVC in 2005 Newt has set out to understand and share with others the essential core of NVC. He believes strongly in teaching the principles of NVC in a way that frees students from specialized language, and allows facility with connected communication to grow in small, quickly assimilated steps. The Communication Dojo is both a place where Newt teaches the NVC practices, skills and awareness he uses in his own life, and also a place where Newt introduces his newest teaching tools, resources and ideas.

Since 2006 Newt has been facilitating NVC groups, leading workshops and retreats, and developing his unique approach in public and organizational settings. Newt also attributes great steps in his personal understanding of NVC to working with prisoners and parolees. He has taught NVC, NVC mediation and NVC coaching across the USA and in Europe.

Location

Live online class – access information:

You can join the calls using the Zoom video conferencing software, available for download for free from zoom.us You can also join the calls by phone. Access details below:

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84571913298?pwd=RDhZOE96elR3enFpRVpKWkVZa1BLdz09

Meeting ID: 845 7191 3298

Passcode: 084441

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+16699006833,,84571913298#,,,,*084441# US (San Jose)

Dial by your location

+1 669 444 9171 US +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)

+1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)

+1 719 359 4580 US

+1 253 205 0468 US

+1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)

+1 564 217 2000 US

+1 646 558 8656 US (New York)

+1 646 931 3860 US

+1 689 278 1000 US

+1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC)

+1 305 224 1968 US

+1 309 205 3325 US

+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)

+1 360 209 5623 US

+1 386 347 5053 US

+1 507 473 4847 US

Meeting ID: 845 7191 3298

Passcode: 084441

Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kuDla4i2V

Contact

Email newt@communicationdojo.com
Phone: 415 694 8798

Videos

See more of Newt here:

Consciousness, Communication, and Civilization: Conversation with John Kinyon and Newt Bailey: https://youtu.be/TexUmaCj70I

Insights into Empathy – interview with Edwin Rutsch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wWHRAbQKWOQ

Benefits of Empathy – interview with Edwin Rutsch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fySeM8NQ4BA&list=PL1JH0JlVZVC-X5cPqpETBhCHh4wYD8q1v

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Details

Date:
January 29
Time:
10:00 am - 11:45 am
Event Category:
Event Tags:
Website:
https://www.communicationdojo.com/nvc-and-spiritual-practice

Venue

Online Course
CA United States

Trainer

Newt Bailey
Phone:
415 694 8798
Email:
newt@communicationdojo.com
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