Reckoning with Collapse – Rochester, NY

This workshop is an opportunity to learn and engage with others who are also grappling with the overwhelming information and grim prospects that humanity faces, most specifically with climate change, as well as other crises. The workshop is sponsored by the Gandhi Institute. For the full

Relational Dharma: Waking Up Together (5-day Retreat)

with Oren Jay Sofer and Bart van Melnik Bring more awareness to relationship Use dialogue as a spiritual practice Develop tools for skillful communication Residential Retreat: Barre, MA. Dates: May 3 - 9, 2018 Cost: Sliding Scale $390-$1074 plus donation to teachers Registration: via Barre Center for Buddhist Studies About the Retreat As social beings our lives are

Mindful Communication for Educators

CREATING TRUST AND PARTNERSHIP IN THE SCHOOL COMMUNITY How can our conversations with students, faculty and families reflect our greatest aspirations for education? How do we navigate tense moments with other adults in the education system while staying connected to our deepest values? During this interactive workshop,

Collaborating for a Shared Purpose – Ithaca, NY

One thought, one conversation, one meeting at a time Led by Miki Kashtan, PhD, from the Center for Efficient Collaboration and BayArea NonViolent Communication, and Uma Lo, Center for Efficient Collaboration This workshop will take place over two full days, 10am-6pm. Participants can choose to attend both days or just one. Cost includes lunch

Wise Speech Retreat: Waking Up Together (7-day Retreat)

with Donald Rothberg and Oren Jay Sofer Deepen insight and self-understanding Train the heart to find balance when challenged Learn practical tools for effective dialogue Residential Retreat Dates: October 1 - 7, 2018 Sliding Scale: $540 - $840, Plus donation to teachers About the Retreat Integrating meditation practice with our speech and communication is

Mindful Communication: Creating Real Dialogue

Develop skills to navigate difficult conversations Learn to stay grounded under pressure Explore tools to cultivate compassion Daylong Workshop 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

Relational Dharma: Waking Up Together (5-day Retreat)

with Oren Jay Sofer and Bart van Melnik Bring more awareness to relationship Use dialogue as a spiritual practice Develop tools for skillful communication Residential Retreat: Barre, MA. Dates: May 4 - 9, 2018 Cost: Sliding Scale $325-$895 plus Donation to teachers Registration: via Barre Center for Buddhist Studies About the Retreat As social beings our lives are

Convergent Facilitation, intro and skill-building in Chicago

*** Extended Registration Deadline of November 1 *** Have you ever dreaded going to a meeting or watched in dismay as a group collapses into conflict? If you work with groups that struggle to make decisions or collaborate effectively, this workshop is for you. You’ll receive intensive training

Introduction to Convergent Facilitation: 1-Day Training in Cleveland

Have you ever dreaded going to a meeting or watched in dismay as a group collapses into conflict? Interested in learning the key facilitation skills for collaborative decision-making? If you work with groups that struggle to make decisions or collaborate effectively, this workshop is for you. You’ll receive