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February 2020

The BayNVC Immersion Program 2020

with Roxy Manning and Oren Jay Sofer
February 29 @ 9:30 am - March 1 @ 4:30 pm

Nonviolent Communication is about more than what you say. It’s about developing internal resources to realize our potential and live in line with our values. It’s about showing up authentically and compassionately in all circumstances, learning to care more fully for ourselves and for others,…

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May 2020

Say What You Mean: A Mindful Communication Retreat

with Oren Jay Sofer
May 1 @ 3:00 pm - May 3 @ 2:00 pm

Mindfulness practice provides a powerful support for clear, kind, and effective conversations. Join author, communication trainer and meditation teacher Oren Jay Sofer for this exploration of how our contemplative practice can provide a foundation for bringing more compassion, clarity, and connection into our speech and…

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June 2020

Say What You Mean: Exploring Mindful Communication

with Oren Jay Sofer
June 27 @ 9:00 am - June 28 @ 5:30 pm

Living Your Values Mindfulness practice provides a powerful support for clear, kind, and effective conversations. Join Oren for this exploration of how our spiritual practice can provide a foundation for bringing more compassion, clarity, and connection into our speech and relationships. Oren will be offering…

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July 2020

Mindful Communication: A Wise Speech Retreat

with Oren Jay Sofer
July 20 @ 9:00 am - July 25 @ 5:00 pm

A non-residential Retreat with Donald Rothberg and Oren Jay Sofer • Reduce stress and interpersonal conflict • Strengthen resilience and empathy • Learn practical tools for effective dialogue Integrating meditation practice with our speech and communication is one of the main ways to bring deeply-held…

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September 2020

Relational Dharma: Waking Up Together

with Oren Jay Sofer
September 14 @ 4:00 pm - September 20 @ 11:00 am

Six-Day Retreat As social beings our lives are inextricably interwoven. The Buddha emphasized the immense power of social harmony and spiritual friendship as factors conducive to awakening. In this course, we will explore relational Dharma teachings that foster peace both internally and externally. The integral…

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October 2020

Mindful Communication Foundations (Wednesdays, Berkeley)

with Oren Jay Sofer
October 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

*Note—this is the first session of a 7-week class that meets on Wednesday evenings. Registration for this course is not yet open.  Please add your name to the list to be notified when registration opens. The Foundations of Mindful Communication • Learn core tools for…

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December 2020

The Art of Mindful Communication

with Oren Jay Sofer
December 4 @ 10:00 am - December 6 @ 4:30 pm

Living Your Values Mindfulness practice provides a powerful support for clear, kind, and effective conversations. Join author and meditation teacher Oren Jay Sofer for this exploration of how our spiritual practice can provide a foundation for bringing more compassion, clarity, and connection into our speech…

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