Teachers Jim Lovell-Smith and Valerie Wycoff
*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. Are you?
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
If you are drawn to attend any of our workshops listed below, and the cost is a barrier to you, please phone Jim or Valerie at (+64) 3 351 7432 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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 candidates for Certification 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
One Day Workshops in Christchurch
Dialogue not Drama – 1 day workshop 9:30 am till 5 pm on Sunday 29 August 2021. This is a workshop for those who have done an introductory workshop and who want to extend their NVC skills. Here you will have the opportunity to roleplay potentially challenging dialogues in a safe space. Click this LINK for our online registration form
Communicate 4 Connection Day 1 – the basics – 1 day workshop 9:30 am till 5 pm on Saturday 18 September 2021. This workshop introduces the basic skills of NVC in an experiential and engaging manner. Click this LINK for our online registration form
Befriending ourselves – 1 day workshop 9:30 am till 5 pm on Saturday (date TBA). This deepening workshop is for those who have done introductory NVC workshops and explores how NVC can support us in becoming our own best friend.
Communicate 4 Connection Day 2 – Self empathy, 4 ways, expressing gratitude – 1 day workshop 9:30 am till 5 pm on Saturday (date TBA). This workshop builds on the basics with further exploration of application of NVC in our daily lives.
The venue for the workshops is our home teaching space – BodyVoice Alive Ltd, 23 Joyce Cres, ILAM, Christchurch. We’ll open at 9.15am so you can settle in & maybe grab a “cuppa” before we start.
Workshop costs: Earlybird special $115 if paid more than 1 week in advance. Full price $145
Please read our Terms and Conditions below prior to registering.
Communicate with Compassion course at the WEA in Christchurch
Beginning 16 August 2021, this introductory course teaches the basics of nonviolent communication over 7 two hourly sessions (11am till 1pm). The course is run under the auspices of WEA Canterbury (ph 366 0285). Follow this link https://cwea.arlo.co/w/courses/522-communicate-with-compassion/5299 for further information and bookings
TERMS & CONDITIONS
To book your place we ask you to pay in advance.
‘The regret period’: If you change your mind within 7 days after sending the payment and before the course has actually begun, you will receive your payment back.
CANCELLATION POLICY –
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.