(Kripalu) Radical Self-Love: Heal Your Inner Critic [Nov. 27-29, 2020]

How would your life be different if you treated yourself with the love, care, and kindness you always longed for?  And how would you treat others, and show up differently in the world, with this kind of love in your life?  Register here.

Learn how to use the practical tools of Nonviolent Communication to help transform negative patterns and self-talk into empowering choices based on your needs — free of blame, demand, guilt, and shame.


In this residential weekend program, you will learn how to:

  • Man meditating in parkTransform your inner critic into your best friend
  • Make decisions that truly meet your needs.
  • Move through regret and mourning to learning and celebration.
  • Shift from painful to life-serving behaviors.
  • Increase your authenticity, connection, and power.

While you are at Kripalu for this program, you can also participate in their yoga or meditation sessions or schedule a healing arts session (for an additional fee).

This fun and engaging program includes small group exercises, games, and role-playing with plenty of time to ask questions and experiment with the skills you are learning.

What does love look like, when put into action?  Join us to find out and transform your life!

About the Trainers:

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Dian Killian, Ph.D., is the founder and lead trainer of Work Collaboratively, an internationally recognized leader in supporting managers and teams in working more effectively together with greater shared vision and harmony.

Dian is the author of Urban Empathy: True Life Adventures of Compassion on the Streets of New York and co-author of Connecting across Differences: How to Connect with Anyone, Anytime, Anywhere. A certified trainer with the Center for Nonviolent Communication and a certified life coach, Dian is passionate about the power of empathy in transforming individual lives and the world.

Marc Weiner

Marc Weiner has been a student of Nonviolent Communication since 2003. He is founder of the Empathy Labyrinth Center. Marc teaches empathy and Compassionate Communication skills to people of all ages, all around the world.

The Venue:

Surrounded by more than 100 beautiful acres, the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health sits on a hilltop, with exquisite views of surrounding woodlands, hills, valleys, and the serene Lake Mahkeenac.kripalu

History: This event was originally scheduled for April 17-19, 2020 but was rescheduled for health and safety reasons due to COVID-19 concerns.