Say What You Mean: An Evening of Mindful Communication

Mindfulness practice provides a powerful support for clear, kind, and effective conversations. Join Oren for this exploration of how our contemplative practice can provide a foundation for bringing more compassion, clarity, and connection into our speech and relationships. The evening will include a guided meditation, lecture,

Say What You Mean: A Mindful Communication Retreat

Mindfulness practice provides a powerful support for clear, kind, and effective conversations. Join author, communication trainer and meditation teacher Oren Jay Sofer for this introduction to Mindful Communication in an online weekend retreat. We will explore how our contemplative practice can provide a foundation for

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