EVENTS
upcoming workshops and retreats

Aotearoa, New Zealand | International

JULY 2019
NELSON
NONVIOLENT COMMUNICATION TRAINING: For ALL levels
Sat 20 July - Sun 21 July, 10am - 4pm
Venue: Wellness Movement, Level 1, 121 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010
Cost: $250 | $450 (couples) | $210 (returning participants)

This 2 day Introductory training in Nonviolent Communication is for beginners AND those more advanced in NVC. We will offer an overview of the 4 step model of NVC for those who are just starting, as well as separate sessions for those wanting to embody a more natural use of NVC. You will gain tools that can be applied immediately in daily life, bringing more honesty and harmony to all relationships - both at home and work. We encourage you to book and pay early to confirm your spot as previous training's have booked up well in advance due to the limited places available.

NOTE: This course is a preparation for deepening retreats, including:
'Living in Relationship: Yoga, NVC & Breathwork Immersion', Mana Retreat Centre, Coromandel, NZ (2-8 Mar, 2020)


AUGUST 2019
TAKAKA, MOHUA (GOLDEN BAY)
SPEAK PEACE: A 2 day Compassionate Communication (NVC) Workshop
For both beginners and more advanced

Sat 3 August – Sun 4 August, 10am-4pm
Venue: Golden Bay Community Centre Hall, 88 Commercial Street, Takaka
Cost: $180 - $250 (Sliding scale: whatever you choose)

Co-faciliated with Irma Jager (local NVC trainer) a long term friend & colleague. This 2 day workshop will help transform your relationships via empathy and manaakitanga (deep care). You will learn skills to help navigate conflict, and find harmonious ways to communicate across differences.

NOTE: This course is a preparation for deepening retreats, including:
'Living in Relationship: Yoga, NVC & Breathwork Immersion', Mana Retreat Centre, Coromandel, NZ (2-8 Mar, 2020)


SEPTEMBER 2019
LOOK!!! - PRICE DROP OF $500 P/PERSON TO MAKE MORE ACCESSIBLE.
BALI
THE ESSENCE OF COMPASSION
Tue 10 September – Mon 16 September 2019

Venue: Bali Mandala Resort, Singaraja, North Bali
$1850 (twin share) / $1990 (single)

Places limited to 21

Take time to slow down and drop into true compassion while being nurtured by the beautiful landscape of northeast Bali. With time for the body and mind to unwind from the daily stresses in life, healing and renewal can unfold. The focus is on the spirituality of NVC, Dyad Meditation, with movement and music to support the body to integrate learning and to renew fully. This retreat includes plenty of space to relax. Facilitated by Anna Groves, Rob ten Broeke and Simone Anliker.
Available for only 21 participants. BOOK NOW!


OCTOBER 2019
GOLDEN BAY
Alive in the Body, Alive in the Moment: Yoga and Nonviolent Communication Residential Retreat

5pm Tues 22 October – 3pm Sun 27 October 2018
Venue: Shambhala, Golden Bay
Cost: Early Bird (before June 1) $1200 | Full Cost $1550

Over the 6 days of this retreat, we will offer a full foundational training in NonViolent Communication. Woven into each day will be yoga and free movement practices structured to serve the daily components of the NVC learning and provide a resource to integrate and "land" the teachings. Live guitar music offered by Rob will accompany these movement explorations. Breathwork and meditation sessions will be shared daily to further anchor the teachings and support deep and nourishing periods of rest and integration.

Co-faciliated with Katie Lane (Yoga Therapist/Teacher Trainer)

NOTE: This course is a preparation for deepening retreats, including:
'Living in Relationship: Yoga, NVC & Breathwork Immersion', Mana Retreat Centre, Coromandel, NZ (2-8 Mar, 2020)


Click HERE to hear 2018 participant's reflections

NOVEMBER 2019
ONLINE COURSE
NATURAL NVC: Living compassion
Mon 4 November - Mon 9 December, 10am - 12pm (6x 2 hour sessions)
Prerequisite: NVC basic foundation workshop
Online: Zoom (link tbc)
Cost: $180

This 6 week online course will support you to dig beneath the 4 step model of NVC and deepen your understanding of the key concepts and differentiation's - helping you integrate, live and breath a compassionate experience in a NATURAL way. During the 6x 2 hour sessions we will spend time unpacking protective strategies that keep us safe and develop skills to stay fully connected with life.
* This one is for folk who have completed a foundation training and have some experience of the basics and want MORE.

NOTE: This course is a preparation for deepening retreats, including:
'Living in Relationship: Yoga, NVC & Breathwork Immersion', Mana Retreat Centre, Coromandel, NZ (2-8 Mar, 2020)


MARCH 2020
COROMANDEL, NZ
Living in Relationship: Yoga, Nonviolent Communication (NVC), Breathwork Immersion


Mon 2 March – Sun 8 March, 2020
Venue: Mana Retreat Centre, Coromandel, NZ
Cost: Tuition $850 | Meals/Accommodation $830 (different options avail - see link below)

This Immersion is for those who wish to deepen their understanding of NonViolent Communication (NVC) and explore how body awareness, movement and breathwork can increase the felt sense of presence, empathy, and connection we experience with others and with ourselves. Over the course of six days, Katie, Anna and Rob will share their unique take on NVC as an integrative and embodied life practice..

This retreat is co-faciliated with Katie Lane (Yoga Therapist/Teacher Trainer)

Click here: Watch a short video to listen to participant's reflections from the 2018 intro retreat!