TRAININGS & SEMINARS
Participants in our intensive programs have increased skills in Nonviolent
Communication and heartfelt, authentic connection through the use of
empathy, honest self-expression, and practical problem-solving tools.
Speaking, Living and Sharing Peace
Multi-month Nonviolent Communication program in Ann Arbor, MI
Learn life-changing skills that can dramatically improve the quality of your personal and professional relationships by increasing harmony, trust, and creative problem-solving. Become part of an inclusive and respectful community to help you deepen peace within yourself, in your relationships, and in your world.
In this program, we will provide a place where we can learn and grow in community, and offer a different way to be in the world -- where we can be both honest and caring, fierce and tender, and where we can live authentically.
More than just a workshop, or even a series of workshops, this immersion program includes a rich combination of formats to help you create both inner and outer peace including:
Three remaining* in-person gatherings (2½ days each).
1-on-1 support session with a trainer.
Ongoing empathy support from peers and repeat participants.
90-minute webinar each month the group does not meet in person.
*NOTE: While the 1st of four gatherings in this program has already occurred, we design the program in such a way that people can join starting with the 2nd gathering and still learn all of the main skills (and we will orient you to what has already occurred).
December 5 - 7, 2019 (already completed)
February 6 - 8, 2020
May 28 - 30, 2020
September 17 - 19, 2020
TIMES: Thursday: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm; Friday &
Saturday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
LOCATION: Builders and Remodelers Association,
179 Little Lake Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 48103 (map)
TRAINERS: Lisa Gottlieb, François Beausoleil, and Irene Bowers,
founders of Great Lakes Nonviolent Communication (pictured above)
COST: (*pro-rated for those beginning with Feb. 2020 gathering)
$1,495/person - one person rate
$1,345/person - two people rate (registering with one other)
$1,275/person - three people rate (registering with two others)
*Note: The original cost of the program was $1,995/person; people starting with the 2nd of 4 gatherings in February 2020 receive a pro-rated price of 25% less.
AUDIENCE: Everyone is welcome -- this program is an immersive experience that will be meaningful for people who are new to Nonviolent Communication and those with a lot of past experience.
This program is designed to help you:
Discover the art and science of deep listening and
use empathy to increase trust and connectedness in
Express yourself honestly and navigate conflict
with grace and grit.
Dissolve blame you have for others and for yourself.
Set yourself up for success when you anticipate
having a difficult conversation.
Decode hard-to-hear messages so that you can see
the deeper meaning without being reactive.
Explore how shame and fear can hinder self-acceptance and creativity, and utilize strategies to release shame and fear and heal from their effects
Integrate the value of gratitude practice to support well-being and connection with self and others
Apply communication tools in a way that comes across as natural and where people see you as being authentic, rather than using a “technique.”
Learn how to ask for what you want in a way that inspires others to support you.
Develop a personal action plan to operationalize everything you learn.
View or download an 8.5x11 PDF flier for this program.