Sebastopol Unconventional Networking and Coworking


*** After RSVPing here, please go to to get the early bird rate. $20 early bird, or $25 regular. ***

(We haven't had many events for a bit because I (the organizer) have moved to Sebastopol. If you live in the North Bay, I hope you can join us! ---Jonathan)
Networking can be dreadful, right? What if were down to earth... and it also provided a way to create more community, as well as move things forward with your work?

Would you like to both meet people in a warm, authentic setting - and also get stuff done?

Welcome to Unconventional Networking & Coworking!

WHO IT'S FOR: Spiritually-minded and conscious professionals, coaches, holistic practitioners, artists and creatives, healers, and others who want to make a difference.

Please arrive 11:45am-12pm, so we can start with *everyone* at 12pm. (Consider it more of a workshop, not a drop-in networking).

1) We begin with 90 minutes of Unconventional Networking, a semi-guided fun and easy process to let go of both discomfort and expectations. You'll have exercises to stay present with yourself as you connect with ease.
2) For those who wish to stay, we then transition to guided coworking time. We'll have breaks for movement and connection, with focused "get-stuff-done" time.

PROVIDED: Tea, coffee, structured water and snacks will be provided.
BRING: If you're staying the whole time and would like to eat a full lunch after we move on to coworking, you're welcome to bring lunch or more snacks with you.
WEAR: whatever you like to wear with clients or professional connections - casual to business casual - that also is comfortable for you.

ABOUT THE FACILITATOR: Jonathan Bender, MS, MFA, the creator of Connection Jams, has been leading workshops and coaching for over 20 years, and teaching conscious networking since 2010. He has coached and taught workshops to thousands, focusing on self-expression, public speaking, personal growth and "the performance of your life." The founder of WholeSpeak, LLC, he spends his time teaching how to show up in life and on stage with authenticity, power, and dynamic presence, and has a mission to help our world heal the wounds of disconnection. Jonathan is also a professional theatre director, actor and writer, and holds an MFA in Theater: Contemporary Performance and a Master's in Performance Studies and Speech Communication. Learn more at, or access his free course on speaking with authenticity, power and presence: