NVC Santa Cruz

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We offer classes in interpersonal communication for home, workplace, and in the community. In addition, our trainers are available for mediation and coaching on an individual basis. We conduct trainings in workplaces and organizations, offering discounts to organizations that serve the community. You can read more about our approach on the About Us page.

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Upcoming Events

Register now for the 2018 Integration for Compassionate and Authentic Living Program, led by:

Christine King
Jean Morrison
Kristin Masters




JANUARY

Living Compassion, 1/7 2:30-5:30 with Kristin Masters

Introduction to the Art of Communication, 1/7 6:30-8:30pm with Kristin Masters

Boogie With the Basics, Six Tuesdays starting 1/9 with Christine King

What’s Power got to do with it?, 4 Wednesdays: 1/10, 17, 24, 31 6:30-8:30pm with Kristin Masters

Couples Saturday Workshop, 1/13 9:30am-4:30pm with Aviva Longinotti and Rick Longinotti, MFT

Mastering NVC: Monday Night Practice Series, 3 Mondays starting 1/15 with Christine King

Winter Women’s Retreat- Finding Our Strength and Power, 1/27-1/28 with Kristin Masters


FEBRUARY 

Becoming Your Own Valentine, 2/3 10am-1pm with Jean Morrison and Deanna Zachary

Introduction to the Art of Communication, 2/4 6:30-8:30pm with Jean Morrison

Saying Yes, Saying No: Creating Authentic and Compassionate Boundaries Four Tuesdays beginning 2/20 with Christine King

Festival for Compassionate Communication, 2/24 9:30am-5pm


MARCH

Introduction to the Art of Communication, 3/4 6:30-8:30pm with Christine King


APRIL

Introduction to the Art of Communication, 4/8 6:30-8:30pm with Rick Longinotti

NVC to Support Addiction Recovery, 4/14 10am-4pm with Jean Morrison and Deanna Zachary


MAY

Introduction to the Art of Communication, 5/6 6:30-8:30pm with Kristin Masters


 

Testimonials:

“I use NVC principles and strategies in almost every aspect of my work as Campus Ombudsman at UCSC: mediation, meeting facilitation, one-to-one interviews, and group interventions. I’m sure there was life before NVC, but I can’t quite remember what it was!”
— Laurie McCann, Campus Ombudsman, University of California Santa Cruz (now retired)

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Check out the Free Empathy table on Pacific Ave at Lincoln. Every Sunday from 2-4pm Bar Lowenberg is there to listen and empathize. Click on his photo below to read one person’s impression of Bar’s offering.

Bar Free Empathy

Meditations for These Times

Video: Thich Nhat Hanh with Opray Winfrey

Directions to our meeting space @ Arts Council of Santa Cruz County

1070 River St.
The Tannery Arts Center is on River St. (Highway 9), just north of the intersection with Highway 1.
Heading north on River St., turn into the parking lot past the cow in the photo below. We meet in the Arts Council building next to the parking lot. To enter, walk around to the Conference Room entrance off the plaza.

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