ONLINE – NVC Introduction (6 weeks) w/Anna Groves
22 September @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmNZD190 – NZD280
💥SPEAK PEACE – AN INTRODUCTION TO NONVIOLENT COMMUNICATION (NVC)
💥6 WEEK ONLINE COURSE
💥SLIDING SCALE – $190 – $280 (CHOOSE WHICH SUITS YOU)
💥THURSDAY 22nd SEPTEMBER – 27 OCTOBER 2022 18:00- 20:00 (NZST)
During this 6 week online course you will spend two hours per week with a small group (14 maximum) learning the model of NVC, how to connect empathically, and how to transform your communication and relationships. The course will offer you the tools needed to deal with conflict more effectively and how to transform reactivity. You will explore how all sensations and feelings serve as a guide, pointing to vital needs. Each session will be interactive, have a focused topic and include group work and individual reflection time. The course includes a downloadable booklet.
– To identify what you feel and need.
– How to listen and empathise.
– How to transform reactivity.
– To connect with others in a more authentic way.
– To communicate more clearly, online and in person.
Nonviolent Communication (otherwise known as NVC or Compassionate Communication) is a process that was developed by psychologist Marshall Rosenberg in the 1960s. Based on principles of nonviolence, the natural state of compassion, NVC reminds us how uplifting it feels to authentically connect with ourselves and other human beings. It offers practical and powerful skills that enhance relationships and enrich life, developing a deep sense of internal peace. NVC can be experienced as a spiritual practice, and as a concrete set of tools, which help create life-serving families and communities. The model is simple, yet powerfully transformative. By practising NVC we learn to identify what is alive, both in ourselves and in others. We are able to hear what the true intention is and what lies beneath the words/behaviour. We learn how to identify our feelings and understand our needs. We learn to listen deeply. NVC encourages the cultivation of presence, which is a quality of being that exists in all of us. Compassionate presence supports connection to occur effortlessly and healing to unfold naturally. There is an utter simplicity in cultivating presence and as we begin to meet others that way, wonderful things will occur.
It can be helpful to view these YouTube links prior to the training:
What is NVC (4 mins):
NVC Introduction with founder Dr Rosenberg (3hrs):
Anna Groves (CNVC certified, Bach.PSA, Dip. Teach) is a CNVC facilitator and Somatic practitioner based in Aotearoa New Zealand. Anna is known for her down to earth, inclusive approach, her sense of humor, and her raw honesty. Specialising In trauma, addiction, and teen issues, Anna is a CNVC Certified Trainer and runs workshops, online courses and retreats. Anna has a deep passion for living the NVC principles. She is also a trained teacher, choreographer/dancer, musician, and mother of three adult children. She lives on the Kāpiti Coast with her husband, Rob.