Facilitated by Jim Lovell-Smith and Valerie Wycoff, Certified Trainers, CNVC
*Intro to NVC based on the model of Marshall Rosenberg, PhD, Founder of the Center for Nonviolent Communication
We’re passionate about life-long learning, creating respectful and loving relationships, and fostering care and justice in the world.
In our Communicate 4 Connection workshops, you will learn and practice tools that can improve relationships with yourself, your co-workers, your friends and your family.
- Identify common ways of speaking that disconnect
- Practice self-awareness and self-compassion
- Learn to express honestly so that others can hear
- Learn to listen with empathy
- Move from blame and judgment to connection
- Make clear actionable requests
- Move from reactivity to presence and choice
If you are drawn to attend any of our workshops, and the cost is a barrier for you, please phone Jim or Valerie at (+64) 3 351 7432 or email email@example.com
We (Valerie and Jim) have been studying and practicing NVC since 2008 and have immense gratitude for how it has supported our marriage, strengthened our connections with friends and increased our self-compassion. We are Certified Trainers with the Center for Nonviolent Communication. To read more about us, click here. To learn more about NVC in Aotearoa/NZ, visit www.nvc.org.nz
Weekend Workshops in Christchurch
Communicate 4 Connection 18 & 19 February 2023 – Valerie & Jim
9:30 to 5 pm both days
We invite you to join us for this weekend workshop in Christchurch on Sat 18 February and Sun 19 February 2023
On the Saturday we introduce the basic skills of NVC in an experiential and engaging manner.
On Sunday we introduce further skills of NVC including self empathy, transforming our response to difficult messages, and giving & receiving appreciation.
Here’s what a recent participant had to say about our course
“Highly recommended – Very engaging and caring space to learn about NVC”
The venue for the workshop is our home teaching space – BodyVoice Alive Ltd, 23 Joyce Cres, ILAM, Christchurch. The workshop runs from 9:30am till 5pm both days. We’ll open the doors at 9.15am so you can settle in & maybe grab a “cuppa” before we start.
Financial Request: in the range of $200 to $400 by your choice.
We ask that you choose your contribution based on your situation and values (eg affordability, acknowledgement, generosity, etc)
Contributions of $400 will support us, & our professional supervision and growth, & support others to learn
Contributions of around $300 will support us to have a living wage for work associated with this course
Contributions in the $200’s allow you to fully participate and have choice about contribution.
Next course dates Sept 16 & 17
Please read our Terms and Conditions below prior to registering.
TERMS & CONDITIONS
To book your place our request is that you pay in advance.
In case there are less than 8 participants for a course, BodyVoice Alive Ltd reserves the right to cancel the course no later than 5 days before the course is due to start. In such case we will send you back your payment within 2 weeks from the cancellation announcement. This is to care for the balance of our trainers’ efforts in providing the course.
If you decide to leave the training at anytime before the end time of the course, we ask you to contribute as if you had been present for the whole course. This is to care for our energy in organising a course, as well as acknowledging that this place could have been offered to someone else.