Roots and Branches: Race and Ethnicity in Family Constellations

Join us for an in-depth exploration of the impact of transgenerational trauma and family history using Systemic Constellations. The workshop focuses on the experience of Global Majority* people and their families in the United States. The work will be primarily concentrated on healing and exploration through facilitated constellations, with multiple constellations offered each day to … Read more

Author Talk: Authentic Antiracist Dialogue with Roxy Manning

Join me on Sunday, March 17th, 10:00-1pm PT at First Church Berkeley UCC Location: 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94704 (map) Roxy Manning will be at First Church Berkeley to discuss and read from her book, How to Have Antiracist Conversations: Embracing Our Full Humanity to Challenge White Supremacy and it’s companion text, The Antiracist … Read more

Book Talk: Oren Jay Sofer & Roxy Manning In Conversation (Online)

Join us on Wednesday, April 17th 7:00-8:00pm PT Online Via Banyen Books & Sound What does the contemplative path have to offer our aching hearts in a rapidly changing world beset with challenge? What can our practice offer beyond personal benefits? Join Oren Jay Sofer and Roxy Manning online for a conversation about their new … Read more

Book Talk: Oren Jay Sofer & Roxy Manning In Conversation (Online)

Join us on Wednesday, February 28th 3:00-4:00pm PT Online Via Northshire Books What does the contemplative path have to offer our aching hearts in a rapidly changing world beset with challenge? What can our practice offer beyond personal benefits? Join Oren Jay Sofer and Roxy Manning online for a conversation about their new books: Your … Read more

Book Talk: Oren Jay Sofer & Roxy Manning In Conversation

Join us on Saturday, January 27th 4:00-5:30pm PT at Book Passage Corte Madera Location: 51 Tamal Vista Boulevard, Corte Madera, CA 94925 (map) What does the contemplative path have to offer our aching hearts in a rapidly changing world beset with challenge? What can our practice offer beyond personal benefits? Join Oren Jay Sofer and … Read more

The BayNVC Immersion Program: 8-month NVC Intensive

WITH OREN JAY SOFER & ROXY MANNING FEBRUARY – SEPTEMBER, 2022 Nonviolent Communication is about more than what you say. It’s about developing internal resources to realize our potential and live in line with our values. It’s about showing up authentically and compassionately in all circumstances, learning to care more fully for ourselves and for others, … Read more

Living Peace Retreat

Are you interested in developing skills to keep your heart strong in the face of the immense challenges of our times? The tools of Nonviolent Communication can support us to keep ourselves healthy in turbulent times and to make a difference for everyone whose lives we touch. Join us for this special residential retreat program … Read more

Group Constellations Exploring Race and Ethnicity

Join us for an in-depth exploration of the impact of transgenerational trauma and family history using Systemic Constellations.  The workshop focuses on the experience of people of color and their families in the United States. The work will be primarily concentrated on healing and exploration through facilitated constellations, with multiple constellations offered each day to support opportunities … Read more

Convergent Facilitation: Train-the-Trainer

with Miki Kashtan and Roxy Manning Please note this workshop track is for participants who have experience in Convergent Facilitation and are interested in learning how to train others to use the model. If you are just beginning or fairly new to Convergent Facilitation we encourage you to take the Introduction and Deepening days through … Read more

Convergent Facilitation: Introduction & Deepening Practice

with Miki Kashtan and Roxy Manning Working and decision-making in groups and teams doesn’t have to be a struggle. The Convergent Facilitation workshop teaches you – without sacrificing productivity – how to make decisions that tap into a group’s shared purpose and that everyone truly supports. You can move from conflict to real collaboration Convergent … Read more

The BayNVC Immersion Program

Nonviolent Communication is about more than what you say. It’s about developing internal resources to realize our potential and live in line with our values. It’s about showing up authentically and compassionately in all circumstances, learning to care more fully for ourselves and for others, and transforming moments of immobility and helplessness into experiences of power and … Read more

2019 Living Peace Retreat

Are you interested in developing skills to keep your heart strong in the face of the immense challenges of our times? Join us for this special residential retreat program where we’ll delve into NVC as an embodied practice for transforming our lives, relationships and world.

Beautiful Information: The Fundamentals of Visual Facilitation

Would you like more ease preparing materials for trainings, workshops or meetings? Would you like more focus, energy, and enjoyment before, during, and after making presentations? Are you wanting to bring effectiveness and creativity to promoting your work? Are you wanting better ways to stay connected with your audience once your time together is over? In this workshop you … Read more

2018 NVC FUNfest: Living From the Heart Retreat

Time to make your summer retreat plans and join us for six glorious days of mindful living from the heart – a celebration of compassionate communication! Join us to relax, rejuvenate, and refill your empathy cup!

Building Bridges – 2018

Reuniting communities through empathy and critical awareness Understand the dynamics that perpetuate us vs them thinking Deepen empathic listening skills to help support those faced with hate speech and discriminatory actions Practice authentic expression that is likely to connect Resource yourself to say engaged and ready to act   About the course: This monthly course … Read more