Upcoming Events

*Note: this page lists events most in the future at top, with upcoming and then past events towards the bottom.
 

(Kripalu) Radical Self-Love: Nonviolent Communication to Heal Your Inner Critic, April 6–8, 2018

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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? 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, or shame.

(Cornell) Getting Things Done: How to Get Results with Difficult People and Situations, February 5-6, 2018

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Have you ever reached an impasse with colleagues, clients, or a supervisor and not seen a solution or way out? In this interactive, 2-day intensive, learn practical skills to resolve and avoid difficult and time consuming impasses. A combination of two workshops: “Do You Hear Me? How to Know You’re Heard” and “Building Bridges – How to Turn Impasses Into Opportunity.

(92nd St Y NYC) Navigating Difficult People -Holiday Edition! November 16, 2017

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Have you ever reached an impasse with colleagues, clients, family or friends — and not seen a solution or way out?

Is there someone in your office or at home who never seems to cooperate or make things easy for you and others? In this interactive workshop, learn practical skills to resolve and avoid difficult and time consuming impasses. Learn how to navigate challenging conversations in a game-changing way to get immediate clarity, empowerment and results while restoring long-term confidence and trust.

 

(Hamburg, Germany) Somatic Based Empathy for Self-Healing and Growth, October 13-15, 2017

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Would you like to listen more closely to your body, work more easily through blocks and triggers, and gain deeper self-connection, wisdom and insight?

Somatic-Based Empathy, a practice developed by Dian Killian, PhD, blends coaching and NVC-based, deep self-empathy practices to listen closely to what our bodies are communicating to us via physical sensations. In addition to providing invaluable information and deeper, grounded wisdom, Somatic-Based Empathy can also result in relief from physical pain and discomfort and lead to new opening, release and renewed energy.

(92nd St Y NYC) Make Peace with Your Inner Critic: Transform Self-Judgment Into Self-Knowledge, October 3, 2017

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Negative self-talk can drain energy and block us from achieving our fill potential.

Just as bad: Our inner critic often affects how we relate to others, resulting in a lack of harmony, connection and understanding. In this introductory program, learn techniques to help you embrace the positive intent of your inner critic and gain greater clarity about what matters most.

(North Carolina) Nonviolent Communication for Better Living, August 11-13, 2017

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How do you respond to difficult people and challenging conversations? This workshop offers tools for creating mutual understanding, trust, intimacy, and meaning in your relationships.

(ONLINE) Overcoming Workplace Challenges using NVC, Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 5 PM – 6 PM

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Do you seek MORE JOY at WORK? Join me to learn my 5 top NVC practices to foster greater ease, clarity, trust and respect at work. These practices will transform how you manage your team, work with others, and your clients. This online webinar will be presented by NVC Connect on Zoom, so you can join the conversation from anywhere in the world.

(ONLINE) Hit the Ground Running: How to Build and Sustain Your NVC Business, Wednesdays, July 5 – August 30

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Do you dream about being an NVC trainer and sharing these life-changing skills full time to help others and change the world?

Or are you already an NVC trainer who wants to increase your ease and sustainability?

In this crash course, learn all the practical pieces you want and need to make your NVC practice a success!

 (Cornell) Getting Things Done: How to Get Results with Difficult People and Situations, June 12-13, 2017

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In this interactive, 2-day intensive, learn practical skills to resolve and avoid difficult and time consuming impasses. Learn how to navigate challenging conversations in a game-changing way to get immediate clarity, empowerment and results while restoring long-term confidence and trust. Critical communication barriers can become opportunities for collaboration, building trust and moving forward in new ways.

(ONLINE) Women’s Rights: Universal Rights, June 10, 2017

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Part of “Removing Our Blinders: Seeing the Impact of Power and Privilege”, a 7-session Video Conference framed around exposing and acknowledging the impact and power of privilege.

During this session, we’ll review the current status of women in the world in terms of violence, poverty, education and other key factors. We’ll also consider the visibility and inclusion of women in the NVC community. Together we’ll hold space for sharing our own experiences, as well as for collective grieving and mourning —including how we have internalized this oppression and allowed it to impact our own choices and behavior. By naming what is happening in the world, and how internalized oppression affects us as women, we hope to create space for our individual and collective liberation, and discern ways we can meet our needs for dignity, respect, safety, and change.

(Sivananda Ashram, Bahamas) Living Peace and Somatic-Based Empathy, May 28 – June 1, 2017

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Living Peace (May 28 – 29): We all desire to be compassionate and caring with others and ourselves. But how do we actually accomplish this?—especially in moments when angry, hurt or scared.

Somatic-Based Empathy (May 30-June 1): Our bodies often hold crucial information for us, sometimes stored for years and decades, sometimes in response to the moment. This course is for anyone who wants to listen more closely to their body, work more easily through blocks and triggers, and gain deeper self-connection, wisdom and insight. (Pre-req: Living Peace).

(92nd St. Y, NYC) Words That Work: How to Communicate More Effectively With Colleagues, Clients, and Bosses, May 24, 2017

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In this introductory program, learn practical tools that will help you get on the same page, build accountability and resolve differences at work every day — in sales and meetings, and when collaborating and addressing conflicts and differences. Gain clarity, greater cooperation and ease.

(ONLINE) How Privilege / Lack of Privilege Affects Women: A Fishbowl Discussion, May 20, 2017

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For most of us, issues of privilege are so embedded in our daily lives that we have become inured to them. We’re often unaware of its subtle nuances – so much so that we may not even know to ask questions.

Dian Killian and Mary Mackenzie moderate a free Fishbowl discussion on How Privilege and/or Lack of Privilege Affects Women. The Fishbowl is open to a select number of people – chosen in advance – who will be actively participating in the discussion: the ‘FISH’ of the process. Everyone else (up to 200 people) is welcome to WITNESS the dialogue between the FISH and moderators.

(NYC) How to Make Peace With Your Inner Critic, April 20, 2017

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OUT PROFESSIONALS PRESENTS AN INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP DESIGNED TO HELP YOU TRANSFORM SELF-JUDGMENT INTO SELF-KNOWLEDGE. Negative self-talk drains energy and blocks us from achieving our full potential. Just as bad, our inner critic often affects how we relate to others, resulting in a lack of harmony, connection and understanding. At the LGBT Center in Manhattan.

(92nd St. Y, NYC) Feedback That Gets Results: How to Share What Matters Most and Be Heard, April 13, 2017 

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In this interactive workshop, learn how to navigate challenging conversations by practicing a four-step communication model that transforms critical communication barriers into opportunities for clarity, collaboration, understanding and respect. Learn how to resolve immediate impasses while strengthening work relations.

(Austin, TX) HEALING THROUGH LISTENING: An Immersion in NVC for Therapeutic Practice, April 6-7, 2017; Plus MASTER LISTENING: An NVC Practicum, April 8-9, 2017

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At the basis of all healing and transformational work is a person being deeply heard. It is through being heard that a person gains insight, understanding, and empathy and renewed internal resources to better navigate their own needs and the feelings and needs of others. For therapists, social workers, coaches, and counselors.

(Ithaca, NY) Healing Through Listening: The Therapeutic & Transformative Practice of Nonviolent Communication, March 31 – April 1, 2017

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At the basis of all healing and transformational work is a person being deeply heard. It is through being heard that a person gains insight, understanding, and empathy and renewed internal resources to better navigate their own needs and the feelings and needs of others. This highly experiential and popular workshop will include kinesthetic and somatic learning, role-play,  and experiential exercises and games, and will focus specifically on integrating the model in therapeutic and coaching settings.

(Allihies, Ireland) International Women’s Retreat, March 9-12, 2017

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How are you living in alignment with your own vision and values? And creating change at work, home and in your community? Come deepen your self-connection and capacity for authentic engagement with others via three days of living and learning Compassionate, Nonviolent Communication.

(Kripalu, Stockbridge, MA) Nonviolent Communication: Transform Your Inner Critic with Self-Compassion, February 10-12, 2017

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Do you treat others with kindness and compassion yet find it challenging to do the same for yourself? Negative self-talk can drain your life energy, block you from living fully, and keep you from acting on your dreams. That inner critic can even impact how you relate to others, resulting in a lack of peace and harmony. Learn to treat yourself with the same loving-kindness that you extend to others.

(NYC) Make Peace with Your Inner Critic: Transform Self-Judgement Into Self-Knowledge, January 24, 2017

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Negative self-talk can drain energy and block us from achieving our fill potential. Just as bad: Our inner critic often affects how we relate to others, resulting in a lack of harmony, connection and understanding. In this introductory program, learn techniques to help you embrace the positive intent of your inner critic and gain greater clarity about what matters most.

(Austin, TX) Healing through Listening: An Immersion in NVC for Therapeutic Practice + Master Listening: An NVC Practicum, January 19 – 22, 2017

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At the basis of all healing and transformational work is a person being deeply heard. It is through being heard that a person gains insight, understanding, and empathy and renewed internal resources to better navigate their own needs and the feelings and needs of others. For therapists, social workers, coaches, and counselors

(Cornell, Ithaca, NY) Four Steps to Effective Feedback: A Roadmap for Success, January 9-10, 2017

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Have you ever seen things differently or reached an impasse with colleagues, staff or a supervisor? Would you like to find solutions that are more satisfying, effective and empowering, with clear next steps? In this interactive workshop, learn how to resolve immediate impasses while strengthening work relations.

(Hamburg, Germany) Somatic Based Empathy for Self-Healing and Growth, December 3-4, 2016

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Would you like to listen more closely to your body, work more easily through blocks and triggers, and gain deeper self-connection, wisdom and insight? Experience new break-throughs in your life while learning practical, transformative tools you can use every day, in your own practice and in supporting others.

(NYC) Dealing with Difficult People: Holiday Edition! November 15, 2016

Enjoy the holidays more this year by knowing how to navigate some of the most challenging people in your life — including those sitting across the dinner table. In this interactive workshop, learn how to navigate challenging conversations by practicing a four-step communication model that transforms critical communication barriers into opportunities for clarity, collaboration and action.

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(Kripalu, Stockbridge, Massachusetts) Transform Your Relationships Using Nonviolent Communication, November 6-11, 2016

How do you respond to difficult people and challenging conversations? Nonviolent Communication offers tools for creating mutual understanding, trust, intimacy, and meaning in your relationships. This retreat is for everyone. Presenters include Dian Killian, Martha Lasley and Marc Weiner.

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(NYC) Getting What You Really Want Without Regretting it Later, October 26, 2016

Colleagues not following through? Teens not doing their homework or chores? Your partner prioritizing work over you and your relationship? In this interactive workshop, learn how to inspire and motivate others without coercion, guilt or shame — getting far better results in the long term and with less pain. Come with some actual situations you’d like greater clarity on.

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(Saratoga Springs, NY) Advancing Our Advocacy Conference, October 25, 2016

Join Dian Killian–NVC trainer, coach, and author–for two talks at the annual Advancing Our Advocacy Conference organized by the New York State Dispute Resolution Association: “Hearing The ‘Yes’ Behind The ‘No:’ Finding Creative, Collaborative Solutions” and “Getting Your Needs Met By Making Powerful Requests.”

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 (Framingham, MA) Bridging Our Divides 2016 Conference, October 14-16, 2016

Dian Killian–NVC trainer, coach, and author–will be co-facilitating the following sessions at the National Coalition for Dialogue and Deliberation’s Bridging our Divides 2016 Conference: “Race, Violence, & Policing in America” and  “Can-Do Consensus Decision-Making.”

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(NYC) Make Peace with Your Inner Critic: Transform Self-judgment into Self-Knowledge, September 26, 2016

Negative self-talk can drain energy and block us from achieving our full potential. In this introductory program, learn techniques to help you embrace the positive intent of your inner critic and gain greater clarity about what matters most.

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(Online) NVC at Work: Transforming Organizations with Nonviolent Communication, September 14, 2016 through October 19, 2016

This 6-session videoconference series is tailored for individuals passionate about sharing NVC with organizations and for new and seasoned trainers who want to grow their business. You’ll receive inside information and support from a coach and trainer with over 10 years experience working with a range of organizations, from small nonprofits to major NGOs and Fortune 100 companies. You’ll benefit by gaining “Know-How” and clarity about your goals for bringing NVC into the world… confidence in how to approach clients… how to design and deliver effective workplace trainings… and how to retain those clients and build your NVC business.

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(NYC) Managing Teams Collaboratively: Tools for Conflict Resolvers, July 7, 2016

How can we use our skills as conflict resolvers to foster greater collaboration and effectiveness in the workplace, especially in how managers work with others? Hear about some common blocks that organizations and managers face and how specific collaborative skills (based on conflict resolution practices) can make a key difference, resolving specific issues and creating a more effective work place for everyone, with improved morale and greater buy-in, accountability and trust.

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(Cornell) Four Steps to Effective Feedback: A Roadmap for Success, June 27-28, 2016

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Have you ever seen things differently or reached an impasse with colleagues, staff or a supervisor? Would you like to find solutions that are more satisfying, effective and empowering, with clear next steps? In this interactive workshop, learn how to resolve immediate impasses while strengthening work relations.

(Austin, TX) Healing Through Listening, June 10-12, 2016

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In this three day exploration of Compassionate, Nonviolent Communication, a model developed by psychologist Marshall Rosenberg PhD and based on the work of Carl Rogers, we will experience first hand the profound impact of being completely and empathically present to others and ourselves and how to integrate empathic listening (including somatic-based empathy) in our healing work.

(NYC) Hearing the Yes Behind the No: Getting What You Want Without Regretting It Later! April 18, 2016

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In this interactive workshop learn some simple steps to help you hear what others are saying yes to when they say no, and find win-win solutions in which every-one’s needs matter. Come with some actual situations you’d like greater clarity on.

(Sivananda Ashram, Bahamas ) An Immersion in Compassionate, Nonviolent Communication: Creating Peace with Others and Ourselves, March 9-13, 2016

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We all desire to be compassionate and caring, and to hold our own needs with care, but how do we actually accomplish this? This five-day immersion is a highly interactive program ideal for those new to Nonviolent Communication and those wanting to deepen their practice through music, storytelling, roleplaying, games, small group activities, and somatic-based empathy.

(Stockbridge, MA)Transform Your Inner Critic with Nonviolent Communication: How to Be Your Own Best Friend, February 26-28, 2016

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Do you treat others with kindness and compassion yet find it challenging to do the same for yourself? Negative self-talk can drain your life energy, block you from living fully, and keep you from acting on your dreams. That inner critic can even impact how you relate to others, resulting in a lack of peace and harmony. Learn to treat yourself with the same loving-kindness that you extend to others.

(Brooklyn, NY) Living Boldly: Women’s Winter Weekend, January 29 – 31, 2016

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When we are living authentically with others and ourselves, we experience the greatest intimacy, meaning and aliveness. How can we more deeply listen to what our own instincts and bodies tell us—about what gives us joy, purpose and delight?  What do you want to manifest this year? What will support you in achieving your vision–and meeting your needs and goals? This retreat will be held in a cozy private apartment looking out on a winter garden.

(NYC) Communicating with Difficult People, January 21, 2016

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Have you ever reached an impasse with colleagues, clients, a family member or person on the street? In this interactive session, participants will learn how to navigate challenging conversations by practicing a four-step communication model that transforms critical communication barriers into opportunities for clarity, collaboration and action.

(Cornell, Ithaca, NY) Four Steps to Effective Feedback, January 11-12, 2016

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Have you ever seen things differently or reached an impasse with colleagues, staff or a supervisor? Would you like to find solutions that are more satisfying, effective and empowering, with clear next steps? In this interactive workshop, learn how to navigate challenging conversations by practicing a four-step communication model that transforms critical communication barriers into opportunities for clarity, collaboration, understanding and respect. Learn how to resolve immediate impasses while strengthening work relations.

(Frankfurt, Germany) NVC at Work: Transforming Organizations with Nonviolent Communication, December 7-8, 2015

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In this two day intensive, get crucial inside information from a trainer with extensive experience and hands-on experience via role play and actual development of marketing materials, objectives, and program/training design. “Crack the code” on bringing NVC into the workplace! Share NVC widely, impact cultural structures, and foster your sustainability as a trainer!

(PSFC, Brooklyn, NY) Nonviolent/Compassionate Communication for Greater Ease with your Family, Saturday, Nov. 7th, 4-5:30pm

[detailsAs the holidays approach, are you dreading conversations with certain family members? Come learn some practical steps that will help you enjoy greater ease, understanding and connection even with the most challenging people at your dinner table.

(92Y, New York, NY) Making Peace with Your Inner Critic, Thursday, Nov. 5th, 7-8:30pm

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Are you your own worst enemy? Negative selftalk can drain energy and block us from living to our full potential. Transform self-judgement into self-knowledge!

In this introductory program, learn techniques that can help you embrace the positive intent of your inner critic and gain greater clarity about what matters to you most.

(New York, NY) How to Deal with Difficult People – and Even Enjoy it!, October 28, 2015, 6:30-8:30pm

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Dealing with such people can be especially crucial at work, where time is at a premium and your performance depends upon support and collaboration.

This Out Professionals workshop is designed to give you the tools to transform any situation into one marked by greater insight, connection and trust.

(Kripalu, MA) Transform Your Relationships Using Nonviolent Communication, October 18 – 23, 2015

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How do you respond to difficult people and challenging conversations? Nonviolent Communication offers tools for creating mutual understanding, trust, intimacy, and meaning in your relationships. Based on the work of Marshall Rosenberg, author of Nonviolent Communication, and led by trainers who have co-taught many intensives with Marshall, this program helps you transform how you relate to others—by practicing self-empathy, connecting to the needs of others, and asking for what you want.

(PSFC, Brooklyn, NY) Be-Friending your Inner Critic, Saturday, Sept. 19th, 3-4:30pm

[details]  Are you your own best friend–or your worst enemy? Come learn some simple and powerful tools to transform negative self-talk and demands into greater awareness, self-compassion, action and choice. Transform those nasty inner critics into advocates!

(Light on the Hill, NY) Sixth Annual East Coast NVC Women’s Retreat), August 20 – 23, 2015

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The East Coast NVC Women’s Retreat offers a unique opportunity each year for women to learn and deepen their NVC skills and to explore and expand what is available and possible from connecting more deeply with others and themselves. The retreat offers a  time for rest and reflection in a nurturing and supportive environment. Women tell us year after year that this retreat is deeply enriching, energizing,  life-changing and healing.

(Online) Healing Ourselves and the World, July 2015 – May 2016

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A year-long training in nonviolent communication.  Over four weekends and eight teleclasses, we will explore various aspects of nonviolent communication and its application to our lives.

(Cornell, NY) Four Steps to Effective Feedback, June 22-23, 2015

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In this interactive workshop, learn how to navigate challenging conversations by practicing a four-step communication model that transforms critical communication barriers into opportunities for clarity, collaboration, understanding and respect. Learn how to resolve immediate impasses while strengthening work relations.

(Omega, MA) Calm Your Inner Critic, June 7-12, 2015

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In this workshop, we integrate Compassionate Nonviolent Communication with coaching, Somatic-Based Empathy, and deep compassion for ourselves. We learn effective steps to embrace the positive intent of our inner critic and gain greater clarity about what matters most to us. Detox from negative self-judgment and learn to take positive, transformative steps in your life, all while living with greater self-kindness, insight, and compassion.

(Copper Beach, CT) Mindful Communication, May 8-10, 2015

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How do we stay connected with our own values–especially when others may do or say things that we find hurtful or misguided? And how do we practice the inverse of the “Golden Rule”— treating ourselves with care and compassion, especially when we may have judgments or regrets about our own words and actions? In this retreat workshop, drawing on a mindfulness practice most widely known as Compassionate, Nonviolent Communication (NVC), we will learn how to better listen to others and ourselves, communicate with compassion and empowerment, and enhance the quality of our relationships, both at work and at home.

(NYC) Hearing the Yes Behind the No: Getting What You Want Without Regretting it Later, May 30 2015

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In this interactive workshop learn some simple steps to help you hear what others are saying yes to when they say no, and find win-win solutions in which every-one’s needs matter. Come with some actual situations you’d like greater clarity on.

(CT) Mindful Communication:  Living Compassionately with Others and Ourselves
May 8 – 10, 2015

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How do we stay connected with our own values–especially when others may do or say things that we find hurtful or misguided? And how do we practice the inverse of the “Golden Rule”— treating ourselves with care and compassion, especially when we may have judgments or regrets about our own words and actions?

In this workshop, drawing on a mindfulness practice most widely known as Compassionate, Nonviolent Communication (NVC), we will learn how to better listen to others and ourselves, communicate with compassion and empowerment, and enhance the quality of our relationships, both at work and at home.

(Kripalu) Be Your Own Best Friend: Nonviolent Communication to Transform Your Inner Critic
February 20 – 22, 2015

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Do you treat others with kindness and compassion, yet find it challenging to do the same for yourself? Negative self-talk can drain your life energy, block you from living fully, keep you from acting on your dreams, and create disharmony in your relationships.

Marshall Rosenberg’s Nonviolent Communication techniques, integrated with coaching and empathy, give you clarity about what matters most so you can make choices that honor your needs and values. Learn to treat yourself with the same loving-kindness that you extend to others.

(Bahamas) Freedom from Triggers: Creating Greater Choice and Connection in Our Lives
February 9 – 11, 2015

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We all get triggered at times — and then go into fight-or-flight mode, shut down, or say or do things we later regret. How do we find compassion for ourselves in these moments, and find the resources to make different choices that are more life-serving for others and ourselves? In this highly interactive course, you will learn how to transform your inner critics into allies, break through blocks, and better self-manage challenging situations.

(Bahamas) Creating Peace with Others and Ourselves
February 7 – 8, 2015

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We all desire to connect with and express our innate sense of compassion and caring, but how do we actually accomplish these intentions? In this two-day immersion, you will re-connect with these intentions and learn powerful, practical skills that can greatly support you in communicating with more honesty, authenticity, connection, and compassion – with others and with yourself!

(Cornell) A Road Map to Success: Four Steps to Effective Feedback
January 12 – 13, 2015

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Have you ever seen things differently or reached an impasse with colleagues, staff or a supervisor? Would you like to find solutions that are more satisfying, effective and empowering, with clear next steps? In this interactive workshop, learn how to navigate challenging conversations by practicing a four-step communication model that transforms critical communication barriers into opportunities for clarity, collaboration, understanding and respect. Learn how to resolve immediate impasses while strengthening work relations.

(NYC) Empathic Communication: Love the One You’re With

Nov 19, 2014. Register online here.

In relationships, it can be easy to focus on the other person: Are they really listening to me? Do they care? Does the relationship–and quality time for the two of us—matter? Yet ironically, it’s listening to ourselves—our own feelings and needs, and our capacity for hearing others, that can make a real difference in how well we relate and how well the relationship succeeds. In this crash course on empathic listening, we will learn simple steps that can help us better hear and act on our own feelings and needs, and respond to the needs of others, leading to greater understanding, harmony, clarity, and connection. Toward the end of the workshop, we’ll enjoy a delicious Ayurvedic dinner.

(NYC) Urban Empathy — True Life Adventures of Compassion on the Streets of NY
November 14, 2014

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Come hear Dian Killian, book author and Certified Trainer with the international Center for Nonviolent Communication, about practicing empathy and compassionate communication in everyday challenging situations–including the holidays with your family!

(92nd St. Y) How to Make Peace with Your Inner Critic: Transform Self-Judgment into Self-Knowledge
November 4, 2014

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In this introductory program, learn techniques that can help you embrace the positive intent of your inner critic and gain greater clarity about what matters to you most.

(Kripalu) Transform Your Relationships Using Nonviolent Communication, Stockbridge, MA
October 5 – 10, 2014

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How do you respond to difficult people and challenging conversations? Join Martha Lasley and Dian Killian to find more trust, intimacy, and meaning in your relationships through Nonviolent Communication.

Based on the work of Marshall Rosenberg, this program helps you transform your relationships by practicing self-empathy, connecting deeply to the needs of others, and asking for what you want. You can also use this retreat to work on the most vital relationship of all―the relationship with yourself.