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Bristol: Six-week, NVC Level One Course

Bristol: Six-week, NVC Level One Course
Mar
9

About the Course

  • Introduces you to the steps of the Nonviolent Communication (NVC) process for use in expressing yourself to others, listening to others, and listening compassionately to yourself.
  • Gives you sufficient information and practice to start using NVC in your daily life.
  • Is run in an experiential style working with examples from participants’ lives.
  • Is a recognised stepping stone to further NVC training.
  • Is a safe learning environment.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the four steps of the NVC process.
  • Learn new and effective communication skills in a playful and supportive environment.
  • Explore connecting with others in times of conflict and with those who have different worldviews.
  • Discover how to shift from a paradigm of demands, rewards and consequences — to a paradigm of self-responsibility, connection, trust, mutual support and interdependence.
  • Practice becoming more present and experience taking a “time in”.

When and Where

Six Mondays (9, 16, 23 and 30 March; 6, and 20 April 2020), 7pm — 9:15pm. NB no class on Easter Monday, 13 April.

See a Map
Venue: Bristol Central Quaker Meeting House (Room 2), Champion Square, Bristol BS2 9DB. Get directions.

Trainers

Shantigarbha and Gesine Schrader, certified trainers with the Center for Nonviolent Communication. Find out more about us.

Training fees

We want to make this work as accessible as possible while making it sustainable in the UK and abroad. To this end, we have a sliding scale of £120 / £235 / £350.

  • Choose the lowest figure if you are on benefits and/or regularly struggling to pay the rent.
  • Choose the highest figure if you are regularly eating out well, and/or paid for by your employer, and/or want to support others with fewer financial resources to attend this workshop, and/or want to support Seed of Peace spread NVC in areas of the world where there are fewer financial resources.
  • Choose a figure in the middle e.g. £235, if you are in between.

When you book, please say the amount you are offering to pay. If you are unsure how to decide, please get in touch with us.

Further information

For more information on Nonviolent Communication, see our what is NVC? page, the Centre for Nonviolent Communication website, or you could contact us directly.

Registration and paying your deposit

Fill in the online registration form (form takes up to 10 seconds to load) and for further information please email Gesine or phone her on 07840 056 289.

Preparation

Consider reading Marshall Rosenberg’s book, Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life, or watch one of the videos on our training preparation page. You might also value our series of NVC Life Hacks on YouTube.

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