6 Week Compassionate Communication Course
facilitated by Rachel Bennish and Jenny Ahn
Inspired by Non Violent Communication with Marshall Rosenberg
Who is this for?
*You want to improve your communication skills and develop tools for healthier relationships with family, friends and co-workers
*You are seeking skills to empathize and deeply understand others and yourself
*You want to become a better listener
* You are ready to positively shift how you communicate with others and yourselves.
*You want a deeper connection with the people you come across daily.
*You want to be in touch with your feelings
*You want to be in tune with your needs and how to express them in a constructive way.
*You are a parent and would like to embody a new way of communicating with your children and set a new example for your family
What to Expect:
*Weekly exercises and practices to develop mindful communication skills
*Understand your own feelings and needs as well as tuning into others’
*Interactive partner and group work
*Sacred Space & Confidential learning environment
*Develop skills to communicate with others on a deeper level
*Re-evaluate old patterns of communication that are not serving ourselves and our relationships
*Listen more attentively to others with compassion and empathy
$111-$155 (Sliding scale- This depends on your income. *Please pay the highest amount if you can afford to do so.)
*Cancellation Policy: 50% refund or reschedule to another start date 10 days prior to start of course date. No refund within 10 days of course start date.
Payment and e-mail confirmation due to hold a spot.
Nonviolent Communication, A Language of Life by Marshall Rosenberg
This book will give you a deeper understanding of the principles and foundation of NVC to enhance the games and practices we will be playing in class. It is not necessary that you read or have read this book but it is highly recommended to read throughout the six weeks of class.
Limited Spots Available
When and Where:
Sacred Roots Holistic Healing
Upcoming Course Stars Monday July 24, 7-9pm
Six Consecutive Weeks
7-9pm ( 2 hrs)
*Class Field Trip to Deer Park Monastery All Day Sunday. *Specific date TBD
*If you plan to miss more than 1-2 classes, please consider taking this course at another time.
Jenny and Rachel have been leading Compassionate Communication book readings and practice groups in the Long Beach area since 2015. They are the co-founders of NVC Long Beach; the local chapter for those interested in learning, practicing, and sharing the principles and teachings of Nonviolent Communication.
Jenny has been teaching yoga and practicing Ayurvedic medicine over the past ten years, and one of the co-founders of Sacred Roots healing center. She has been actively taking workshops, classes, and studying non-violent communication and sees the value and benefit to her community. She is dedicated to sharing the gifts of communicating empathically and becoming a more attentive and caring listener within her community, friends, and family.
Rachel is a stand up comedian, actress, and comedic writer with a strong personal interest in conflict resolution and mediation. She is dedicated to practicing compassionate listening and communication within her own life and relationships. She believes compassionate communication is a ripple effect that begins with ourselves. Rachel is excited to share and teach this heart based method of communication as a way to inspire peace and understanding with the greater community.