NVC Workshop By Visiting Teacher/Author Oren Jay Sofer (Sun., 1/6/19, 1-4pm)

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PIMC is thrilled to host Oren Jay Sofer, a nationally known teacher of NonViolent Communication (NVC), for a special three-hour workshop.
DATE/TIME: Sun., Jan. 6, 2019, 1pm-4pm.
LOCATION: PIMC, 6536 SE Duke St., Portland OR 97206
Effective Collaboration: How to Transcend Either/Or Thinking
Whether we’re facilitating a meet, arguing with a loved one, or volunteering with a community group, our ability to collaborate effectively can make the difference between a meaningful outcome and a stalemate. Join NVC Trainer and meditation teacher Oren Jay Sofer for this half-day workshop exploring how our contemplative practice and communication skills can create the conditions for effective collaboration. Through a combination of reflection, small group activities and role plays, you’ll learn to:
  • understand the difference between compromise and collaboration
  • develop internal capacities to handle obstacles to collaboration
  • identify and focus on shared purpose
  • maintain togetherness in the face of difference
All are welcome to attend. This workshop is appropriate for all levels of experience in meditation and Nonviolent Communication. 
Oren Jay Soferteaches meditation and communication retreats and workshops nationally. A member of the Spirit Rock Teachers Council, he is a Certified Trainer of Nonviolent Communication, a Course Trainer at Mindful Schools, and a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner for healing trauma. Oren also holds a degree in Comparative Religion from Columbia University and is the author ofSay What You Mean: A Mindful Approach to Nonviolent Communication.