Building Bridges: How to Turn Conflict into Connection [Sept. 8, 2020]

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Would you like more ease, trust, and harmony with those you love?

Are you wanting to turn up more authentically and confidently with family and friends, despite past hurts, misunderstandings, and differences?

Join us for this introductory program on Compassionate, Nonviolent Communication to learn about life-changing skills that can support you in being fully heard and fully hearing others.

This program will interest anyone who is longing for:

  • More empathy, understanding, and compassion in their lives
  • New awareness and tools to deepen connection and trust in relationships
  • Greater self-connection and capacity to act on your needs


  • DATE: Tuesday, September 8, 2020
  • TIME: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm ET
  • HOST: Maha Rose
  • LOCATION: Your computer, tablet, or smartphone from the convenience of your home or office.
  • COST: $40/person
  • INSTRUCTORDian Killian, Ph.D.
  • QUESTIONS: Email Maha Rose or call (718) 757-2758.

The Host:

Maha Rose is a center for healing, inspiration, creativity, and transformation. We offer holistic healing sessions, workshops, and trainings to nourish the body, mind, and spirit.

NOTE: This class will be recorded and shared with registrants who are not able to attend live and/or may be used for future educational purposes. If you prefer to not be recorded, please turn your video off during the class.

About the Trainer:

Dian Killian, Ph.D.

Dian Killian, Ph.D. (Brooklyn, NY) has been a Certified Trainer with the Center for Nonviolent Communication since 2005 and has offered training around the world.  She is a co-author of two well-loved books, Connecting across Differences: How to Connect with Anyone, Anywhere, Any Time (in English and German) and Urban Empathy: True Life Adventures of Compassion on the Streets of New York.

Based in Brooklyn, Dian teaches regularly at the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, the 92nd Street Y, the New York Open Center, and the Omega Institute and has worked with diverse organizations including Johnson & Johnson, Merck, Haver Analytics, Americorps, the United Nations Development Programme, the Peace Alliance/Department of Peace campaign, New York University, and Cornell University.  She is known for sharing NVC in a clear, down-to-earth, and engaging way with humor and stories.


This course will take place on Zoom, a free video conference platform designed for the layperson and available to anyone with a computer, tablet, or smartphone.

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