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Are you tired of small talk and shallow encounters that leave you feeling awkward and lonely? Do you crave for more fulfilling relationships in your life? Do you want to feel more alive and express yourself in a way that creates real connection? Then join us for an afternoon of self-inquiry and authentic relating. In it you will: - learn the fundamentals of authentic relating and conscious communication - become aware of your relational patterns so you can enjoy more meaningful and intimate connections in your life - expand in consciousness as you bring awareness to every moment of your life Expect to be welcomed into a warm community, learn the fundamentals of authentic relating, and practice being present. Enjoy experiences that reveal deeper truths about you and others. Receive feedback on how others see you. The experiences are often surprising and always healing, revealing, and profound. Bring a friend, bring your partner or come solo! All are welcome. No experience is necessary. ------------------------- Cost*: $35.00 for one person, $30.00 each if you bring a friend/partner. *Note: If you would like to participate and have circumstances that prevent you from paying full price, please contact us directly. No one will be turned away due to finances. WHEN: Sunday, May 6, 4 PM to 7 PM. Doors will open at 3:45PM and close promptly at 4:00PM to hold space for the event. METRO: Friendship Heights Station in Bethesda. Let us know if you need a ride from the metro station and we'll do our best to help you get here on time. PARKING: There is plenty of free parking on both sides of the building. ------------------------- Please go to the link below to reserve your spot. Capacity is limited and spots fill up quickly. TICKETS: The full address of the location and entrance code will be provided once you reserve your spot. If you have any questions about the event or need help finding the place, message or call Gina at[masked]

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5301 Westbard Circle

You'll receive the apt. # when you RSVP. · Bethesda, MD

What we're about

Authentic Relating DC is a group for people to build authentic connections and attend Circling, Authentic Relating (, and other community events in DC, MD, & VA! Join us if you're craving true connection, realness, self-discovery, and fun! Together, we'll skip the small talk and play games to build authentic relationships and community.

- What are Circling and Authentic Relating Games? (

Circling and Authentic Relating Games are practices that get you into connection with other people very fast, gently and in a non-threatening way. They are different modalities which share the same goals: human connection, healing and transformation, friendship and fun, and/or having plain-old interesting conversations with cool people in your community. Circling and Authentic Relating is also a rapidly-growing movement for creating a better society and it has penetration in 60+ cities world-wide.

*Click here for a first-hand perspective on AR Games in The Atlantic: (

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