• Practice to speak and receive from the heart

    Colife - Wellness Coaching

    [sessions maintained on 14 and 28 April, we skip Easter Sunday 21 April] This practice session will be facilitated by Mirjam S. Beike and Jay Last, and the theme will be Chapter 13 – "Expressing Appreciation in Nonviolent Communication" from Marshall Rosenberg's book "Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life" (numbering is for 2nd Edition 2003, 1st is #12, 3rd published 2015 is #14). Participants are encouraged to read at least that chapter before the session, for best learning and practice benefits. Everyone please RSVP, and cancel your RSVP if you can't make it because places are limited! General Intro: We will study and apply together Nonviolent Communication (NVC) in English. This is a revolutionary way of relating authentically with yourself and others through building consciousness around: Empathy and Self-Empathy, Compassion, Emotional Freedom, Self-Expression among others essential elements! The goal is to grow our capacity to communicate and exist in Truth from the Heart. Practical Info: If you are brand-new to NVC, please read or watch an introduction so you can come with questions and the first ideas about it: http://www.meetup.com/Geneva-NVC-Practice/messages/boards/thread/49971513 . In addition, at 19:45 we will be in the changing room to give a general introduction and answer questions, before the actual practice session starts inside the studio at 20:00. If you come early, please wait for the previous group to leave before entering the place (after their class ends at 20:00), and be a bit quiet as they are chanting or meditating. Wear comfy clothes, as we sit on cushions and mats. Suggested donation is 5+ CHF for the expenses of the room and NVC Geneva. The schedule is: 19:45 All participants welcome & Introduction to NVC, Q&A (useful if this is your first contact), starting in the changing room 20:00 Opening rounds 20:15 NVC practice on the theme of the session 22:00 Closing rounds 22:15 Finished

  • Practice to speak and receive from the heart

    Colife - Wellness Coaching

    This practice session will be facilitated by Sandy Perrin, and the theme will be Chapter 8 – "The Power of Empathy" from Marshall Rosenberg's book "Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life". Participants are encouraged to read at least that chapter before the session, for best learning and practice benefits. Everyone please RSVP, and cancel your RSVP if you can't make it because places are limited! General Intro: We will study and apply together Nonviolent Communication (NVC) in English. This is a revolutionary way of relating authentically with yourself and others through building consciousness around: Empathy and Self-Empathy, Compassion, Emotional Freedom, Self-Expression among others essential elements! The goal is to grow our capacity to communicate and exist in Truth from the Heart. Practical Info: If you are brand-new to NVC, please read or watch an introduction so you can come with questions and the first ideas about it: http://www.meetup.com/Geneva-NVC-Practice/messages/boards/thread/49971513 . In addition, at 19:45 we will be in the changing room to give a general introduction and answer questions, before the actual practice session starts inside the studio at 20:00. If you come early, please wait for the previous group to leave before entering the place (after their class ends at 20:00), and be a bit quiet as they are chanting or meditating. Wear comfy clothes, as we sit on cushions and mats. Suggested donation is 5+ CHF for the expenses of the room and NVC Geneva. The schedule is: 19:45 All participants welcome & Introduction to NVC, Q&A (useful if this is your first contact), starting in the changing room 20:00 Opening rounds 20:15 NVC practice on the theme of the session 22:00 Closing rounds 22:15 Finished

  • NVC Foundation Training - Weekend Workshop

    Geneva Hostel

    This 2-day NVC Foundation Training will equip you with essential theory and skills to put NVC into everyday practice. Nonviolent Communication (NVC) is a revolutionary way of thinking and communicating that is successfully used through the world to establish peace and improve relationships at work, home and in the classroom. If you are curious about the principles and skills for healthy, powerful and transformational conversations join us for this comprehensive NVC foundation training. NVC was developed by Dr. Marshall B. Rosenberg and is often described as the language of the heart and as a tool for conflict resolution, personal transformation and social change. You can expect to leave this training with a: - Clear understanding of the NVC process and a set of principals for life-changing conversations - Powerful strategy for self-connection and heightened awareness of your own and other people's feelings and needs - Experience and skills for listening to others with empathy - Clear map to express yourself with honesty and care Workshop dates and times: 11th & 12th May 2019, 10:00 - 18:00 (Self-organised lunch break) Register: https://forms.gle/D4pX4EUQEsNQaRhh7 or by contacting [masked] Financial investment: Sliding scale 160 - 500 CHF per person. (See more info below). Trainer: Sandy Perrin, cert. trainer candidate in Nonviolent Communication with CNVC, organised by NVC Geneva Testimonial "If you want to know more about yourself and improve your clarity of communication, NVC is a great model and tool. This course was excellent whether one is completely new to NVC or one wants to practice and deepen learning. For me I found it enjoyable, fun, well explained and run. I especially like the practical exercises to ensure it is meaningful in life. I would recommend this to the curious and indeed to all people - it's a great experience, safe and fun with much space for learning and failing, with style :-)" - Morgan Matthews Sliding Scale NVC Geneva is a non-profit association. Our goal is it to make Nonviolent Communication and related NVC training events accessible to as many people as possible. We depend on a fee for different activities to support and sustain the mission of our association. The following sliding scale fee structure is designed to keep our services accessible and is loosely based at 10 to 32 CHF / hour of instruction for workshops and series. Please select the level that you feel you are best able to afford. If you are unable to afford the lowest end of the scale, please contact us directly via our website www.nvcgeneva.ch to explore other options. If the training is reimbursed by your employer we request a contribution of 250 CHF / day and are willing to explore options for 2 and more attendees from the same organisation, please get in touch via our website www.nvcgeneva.ch .

  • NVC Geneva Weave meeting

    Eliana Smith

    This is a meeting to establish a Weave for the Geneva NVC international community. Weave is the term proposed by the new NVC international organization for the specific groups within the NVC community who gather with a particular purpose. Our basic purpose is to gather all who would like to support co-ordinating and spreading NVC activities in Geneva and the surrounding area. Anyone who would like to be part of this is welcome! Please note: This is not a workshop or practice group, it is a community building/logistics meeting, and we bring snacks :-)

  • NVC Geneva annual general meeting + party

    Eliana Smith

    This is the first annual general meeting after we've established the NVC Geneva association and Weave, in May 2018. The purpose of this meeting is to present as well as discuss the activities, projects, and directions. Anyone who would like to be part of this is welcome! The schedule is: 18:00 Short weave meeting focusing on items that require attention - http://meetup.com/Geneva-NVC-Practice/events/260754950 19:00 Association annual general meeting - with everyone willing to come 21:00 Celebration party - bring what you like for this social event! 23:00 Finished

  • NVC Geneva Weave meeting

    Needs a location

    This is a meeting to establish a Weave for the Geneva NVC international community. Weave is the term proposed by the new NVC international organization for the specific groups within the NVC community who gather with a particular purpose. Our basic purpose is to gather all who would like to support co-ordinating and spreading NVC activities in Geneva and the surrounding area. Anyone who would like to be part of this is welcome! Please note: This is not a workshop or practice group, it is a community building/logistics meeting, and we bring snacks :-)