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Events, Trainings, Courses

People trust Seed of Peace to facilitate healing and reconciliation in their communities: we work online, in Bristol, around the UK, and in countries like India and Nepal. We can help you understand the roots of conflict, leading to deeper relationships, greater co-operation, a more just and compassionate world.

Are you in a situation that would benefit from inviting us in to share Nonviolent Communication (NVC)? Please get in touch!

NVC Training Courses

In 2021 we will be running our online courses in five cycles, January, March, May, September and November. Each cycle has a Level One and a Level Two. We are still planning to hold our residential Year Training Course from October onwards.

Online NVC Level One (Foundation) Courses

Each six-week, Level One course will give you a foundation in NVC practice. Our next courses are:

on Zoom. Times for each evening: 7–9.15pm, UK time.

Online NVC Level Two (Deepening) Courses

If you have already completed a Level One course with us or another certified NVC trainer, we invite you to join us on an intermediate, six-week, Level Two (Deepening) course. Each of these courses will develop a particular aspect of NVC. On Mondays from 15 March we will explore Transforming anger, guilt and depression. On Mondays from 24 May we will explore Transforming Conflict. The courses will on Zoom. Times for each evening: 7–9.15pm, UK time.

The Burning House

How we can wake up and respond to the climate and ecological emergency? Join us on Thursdays from 18 March for our next Burning House six-week online course.

Restorative Circles

Restorative Circles applies the principles of Nonviolent Communication to community conferencing. Join us on Thursdays from 27 May for our next Restorative Circles six-week online course.

NVC Year Training: Building Community

We are planning to offer our NVC Year Training again. Dates and details to be announced. We anticipate that there will be five modules in our Year Training, between October 2021 and July 2022. Each module will be a three-day, residential course, at Maitreya House, near Hereford. If lockdown restrictions persist, we will move the modules online. The fifteen days total of the training count towards CNVC certification. All modules are led by Shantigarbha and Gesine Schrader.

Interested? Join our Waiting List.