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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Festival of Compassionate Communication Sat, Sept 16th, with workshops led by:
Introduction to the Art of Communication, Sun, Sept 10, 6:30pm, Jean Morrison
Mastering NVC: Monday Night Practice Series, Focus on self, 4 Mondays starting 9/11 6:30-8:30pm, Christine King
Navigating Feelings (Ours and Theirs), 3 Tuesdays starting 9/12 7-9pm, Kristin Masters
Boogie with the Basics, 6 Wednesdays, starting 9/13, Kristin Masters
Relationship Matters: From Surviving to Thriving, 3 Thursdays starting 9/14 6:30-8:30pm with Christine King
Festival of Compassionate Communication, Sat, 9/16 @ Peace United Church
“Been Mistreated” Sat, Sept 30, 9:30-12:30, Rick Longinotti
Introduction to the Art of Communication, Sun, Oct 1, 6:30pm, Kristin Masters
The Art of Making REQUESTS, 10/3 6:30-8:30pm, Jean Morrison
News Today… Oh, Boy!!! 4 Tuesdays starting 10/5, 7pm-9pm, Kristin Masters
Mastering NVC: Monday Night Practice Series, Focus on family, 4 Mondays starting 10/9 6:30-8:30pm, Christine King
NVC for Therapists: Can Empathy Change Negative Thinking? CEU credits 10/13 9am Rick Longinotti
Holding Yourself with Warmth, 10/14 from 10am-5pm and 10/15 from 12pm-4pm, Kristin Masters
Boogie with the Basics, 4 Tuesdays, 10/17, 10/24, 11/7 & 11/14, 6:30-9pm, Jean Morrison
Couples Saturday Workshop, 10/21 9:30am-4:30pm with Aviva Longinotti and Rick Longinotti, MFT
Saying Yes, Saying No: Creating Compassionate Boundaries, Four Wednesdays starting 10/25 6:30-8:30pm with Christine King
Introduction to the Art of Communication, Sun, Nov 5th, 6:30pm, Christine King
Mastering NVC: Monday Night Practice Series, Focus on relationships, 4 Mondays starting 11/6 6:30-8:30pm, Christine King
Dialogue Across Differences, Sat, Nov 11, 9 ;30-12:30, Rick Longinotti
Living Compassion with Kristin Masters and Robert Gonzales, Nov 15-19
Giving Thanks: Gratitude as an NVC Practice, 11/21 6:30-9pm, Kristin Masters
Couples Saturday Workshop, 12/02 9:30am-4:30pm with Aviva Longinotti and Rick Longinotti, MFT
Introduction to the Art of Communication, 12/3 6:30-8:30pm with Rick Longinotti
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.
Meditations for These Times
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.