Empathy | NVC Practice | Mindfulness | Meditation | Community
October 13 – 15, 2017 | Joshua Tree, CA
* Based on the principles of Nonviolent Communication
Early bird $375 before September 15 | Cost after: $420
In this weekend retreat join facilitators Jenny Ahn and Rachel Bennish as we practice and immerse ourselves in a weekend of mindfulness. Practice mindful speech, eating, and movement all while enjoying a nourishing and beautiful environment in Joshua Tree, CA. Enjoy delicious home cooked organic vegetarian meals, empathy practices, guided meditation, and movement.
During the Weekend You Will Experience:
*Mindful Eating Practices
*Group sharing + Community
*Journaling + Reflection
*Heart based communication
What to Expect:
*Building their mindful communication skills
*Immerse yourself in the practices of empathic listening + compassionate communication
*Opportunity to deepen your connection to self in others
*Practice listening and responding to others using the four steps of nonviolent communication
*Go a little deeper with NVC, uncover those layers!
*Reduce self criticism, judgement, and suffering
*Practice expressing your feelings and values in a safe and nonjudgmental environment
*Approach difficult situations and conversations with more confidence, courage, and mindfulness
*Delicious organic home cooked vegetarian meals
*Room + sleeping arrangements
Arrive at 6pm Friday. Departure at Noon on Sunday.
Balance Due no later than 10/1/17
**$200 non-refundable deposit required to reserve your spot. Space is limited to 6-8 participants. Your reservation can be transferred to someone on the waitlist and refund issued. No refunds will be issued if there is no one on the waitlist to be transferred to.
Notes: Accommodations are included for two nights in a fully functioning home with kitchen. (all rooms are shared rooms. 2-3 people in each room.) If traveling with a friend or partner indicate whom you want to room with upon registration. All meals, drinks, and snacks from Friday until Sunday’s departure are included. Please mention all dietary restrictions and allergies upon registration.
*This retreat is intended for those already familiar with the basics of nonviolent communication and have read Marshall Rosenberg’s book NVC, A Language of Life. This weekend will offer an opportunity to live and embody this type of communication with the intention of developing your communication skills and consciousness.
Jenny and Rachel have been leading Compassionate Communication courses, workshops, 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.
For more info visit: www.jennyahnwellness.com or contact:
Jenny Ahn 562-338-5255
Register with Jenny & Rachel at firstname.lastname@example.org