This is an ongoing cycle of retreats for learning and facilitating Nonviolent Communication (NVC), also known as Compassionate Communication. As part of a vision of establishing and spreading NVC across India in a more accessible manner, we are offering these in a seven-day format, to allow for practice and integration.
Level One and Level Two
This retreat aims to offer skills, tools, and practices for people to deal with relationships at work, in their homes, and in their communities with greater compassion. Once you have completed this retreat as a participant, we will invite you to attend the facilitation track. This could lead to certification as a Nonviolent Communication trainer with the Centre for Nonviolent Communication.
2020 dates: we have postponed the Level One OWL planned in January 2020 to avoid a clash with the International Intensive Training (IIT). We are looking into rescheduling this event for September 2020 or January 2021.
These retreats will deepen the learning of Level One in three key areas:
- Deepening empathy.
- Transforming anger (our theme for 2020).
- Transforming conflict.
The structure of the retreat for each day allows time to discover the content, to revisit and deepen understanding, as well as to look at facilitation elements and the opportunity to facilitate short sequences for those on the facilitation track.
2020 dates: we have postponed the Level Two OWL planned in January 2020 to avoid a clash with the International Intensive Training (IIT). We are looking into rescheduling this event for September 2020 or January 2021.
Payment: Gift Culture
In keeping with our intention of offering this opportunity to anyone who may wish to receive it, and to — at the same time — meet our need for sustainability, we intend to offer this course on the principles of gift culture or Giftivism. Gift culture has worked for the NVC community in India in the past. We appreciate that this may be a new concept for some, and are willing to talk it over with anyone who needs support in understanding more.