Retreat

The Living Peace Retreat

Date
August 7 – 11, 2024
Times
Wednesday, 3pm - Sunday, 12pm

Living Peace Retreat

A RETREAT IN NONVIOLENT COMMUNICATION WITH ROXY MANNING & OREN JAY SOFER
Ben Lomond Quaker Center
1000 Hubbard Gulch Road, Ben Lomond, CA 95005

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. Learn ways to:

  • Stay grounded and balanced in challenging moments

  • Enhance your ability to listen well and speak with clarity

  • Deepen intimate and family relationships

  • Develop insight and self-mastery

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THE LIVING PEACE TEAM

PROGRAM LEADERSHIP

The Living Peace Retreat will be co-led by Certified Nonviolent Communication Trainers Roxy Manning, Ph.D. and Oren Jay Sofer, and will be supported by a team of experienced NVC assistants. Our leadership team is designed to provide significant individualized coaching in small groups.

Roxy Manning, Ph.D., a CNVC Certified Nonviolent Communication Trainer and Assessor, clinical psychologist and social justice advocate, specializes in building resilience and equity. Her experience as a Black Caribbean immigrant informs her work with diverse groups globally, focusing on healing internalized oppression and empowering transformative dialogue. Roxy is the author of How to Have Antiracist Conversations and co-author of The Antiracist Heart. She also co-hosts the Fierce Compassion podcast.

Oren Jay Sofer, a CNVC Certified Nonviolent Communication Trainer, teaches workshops and retreats on meditation and communication nationally. His teaching emphasizes how awareness practice and communication training deepen one another in a synergistic manner. He holds a degree in Comparative Religion from Columbia University, is a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner for healing trauma, and is a member of the Spirit Rock Teachers Council. Oren is also the author of the books Your Heart Was Made For This, and Say What You Mean: A Mindful Approach to Nonviolent Communication and co-author of Teaching Mindfulness to Empower Adolescents.

1000, Hubbard Gulch Road, Ben Lomond, California, 95005, United States.