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Herefordshire: Living Your Values With Confidence 3-day NVC Residential

Herefordshire: Living Your Values With Confidence 3-day NVC Residential

Living your values with confidence on a 3-day NVC residential and meet your need for personal growth, learning, healing, building community, authentic connection, fun and laughter. The venue itself is on the edge of the countryside which provides space for relaxing walks and a deep sense of peace.

We invite all those who have completed The Life-changing Communication Course (the basics of NVC/ Level One) and more. Come and join us and experience the spirit of NVC, dive deep into it and learn how to go with the flow and live in the moment what is alive in you.

We are offering facilitated sessions on request:

  • NVC sessions
  • Mindfulness and meditation 
  • Yoga 

There will also be space for you to offer your own sessions or topics.

Our intention for this Nonviolent Communication (NVC) Residential

  • Meeting like-minded people, getting to know each other and experiencing NVC community.
  • Creating honest and authentic connection with yourself and others.
  • Experiencing a space of personal growth and learning.
  • Developing and practising self-empathy, empathy and self-expression.
  • Taking the opportunity for stillness, reflection and spaciousness.

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Date: Thursday to Sunday , 5 – 8 September 2024.
Times: Starting Thursday, arrival between 15:00 – 18:00 and finishing Sunday 15:30.

Deadline for bookings is Thursday 29 August 2024.

The residential retreat at Maitreya House with Seed of Peace was truly idyllic. I felt that I really had the space to go deep into the issues that were alive in me at the time and this allowed for restorative healing. I can’t recommend this retreat enough.
Sonia, journalist, Sept.2023.


Shantigarbha, certified with the Center for Nonviolent Communication.
Gesine Schrader, certified with the Center for Nonviolent Communication.
Frances Brooke, Yoga teacher over 3o years and NVC enthusiast for six years.

Find out more about us.

Provisional Daily Timetable

15:00 Arrive, settle-in, tea and cake
18:00 Evening meal
19:00 Getting to know each other – connecting activities
Friday, Saturday
7:30 Meditation/Yoga
9:00 Breakfast
10:30 Planning the day/ Session
11:30 Tea break
12:00 Session
13:00 Lunch and integration time
16:00 Session
18:00 Dinner
19:30 Open space
7:30 Meditation/Yoga
9:00 Breakfast
10:30 Planning the day/ Session
11:30 Tea break
12:00 Session including Community Gift Culture Conversation
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Community clear-up
15:00 Group photo, closing round
15:30 Leaving



The Residential team will provide a menu, organic food and vegan/veggie recipes. We will prepare and cook the meals as a community. Together we take care of the communal space.


Maitreya House
Lower Maescoed
HR2 0HP.

Visit the Maitreya House website, including travel directions.


Each person or couple will have the opportunity for their own room or private cabin. There is also scope to bring a tent or van to stay on the premises.

We have two accommodation options: Farmhouse or Cabin in the ground of Maitreya House and Orchard.

On the application form, we will ask you to indicate your preference for a room in the farmhouse or a cabin. We will make the room allocation to take into account as many of these preferences as possible. Availability of single rooms depends on numbers of participants. Please book early if you prefer a single room.

Financial contribution to make this event sustainable

To participate in this residential experience we would like to receive between £485 (single room), £450 (twin sharing), and £400 (triple sharing). This includes 3 nights of accommodation, 3x organic veggie/vegan meals per day, and three days of workshops with two experienced facilitators. 

If this would be a hardship for you, please do not let that stop you from attending, as we would love to have you. Please contact us to talk about it.

We are also offering the possibility to make monthly instalments, e.g. £70/ month over several months, if this would give you ease to spread your financial contribution over a longer period of time. Again, contact us.

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