EVENTS
upcoming
workshops, online courses, retreats


Aotearoa New Zealand | International
TO AVOID MISSING OUT BOOK EARLY AS COURSES FILL FAST!
2020
NOVEMBER
ONLY ONE PLACE LEFT!
KAITAWA MEN'S RETREAT, KĀPITI NZ

Friday 27th – Sunday 29th November
Venue: Kaitawa Sanctuary, Ōtaki Gorge, Kāpiti, Aotearoa New Zealand
Cost: $300 (camping) / $420 (cabin) NZD

This residential retreat is for men who want to explore what it is to be a man in 2020. The invitation is to connect with your purpose, your relationship with self, alongside other men in a co-created environment. You will discover tools to erase self-limiting blocks that constrict life, supporting you to live with more joy and freedom. You will practice maintaining your centre when the winds of change are blowing strong, accessing courage to be fully authentic. Facilitated by Rob ten Broeke and David McNatty. Full catered (vege and meat options)

ONE PLACE LEFT!
6 DAY GOLDEN BAY RETREAT, AOTEAROA NZ
Alive in the Body, Alive in the Moment: Yoga, NVC, Breathwork Retreat

10th – 15th November
Venue: Shambhala, Golden Bay, Aotearoa New Zealand
Cost: $1200 (Early Bird) / $1550 NZD (payment plans available)

Over the 6 days of this retreat, we will offer a full foundation training in Nonviolent Communication. Woven into each day will be yoga practices structured to serve the daily components of the NVC learning and provide a resource to integrate and "land" the teachings. Live guitar music offered by Rob will accompany these movement explorations. Breathwork and meditation sessions will be shared daily to further anchor the teachings and support deep and nourishing periods of rest and integration. Co-facilitated with Katie Lane (Yoga Therapist/Teacher Trainer).

DECEMBER
BOOKED UP! WAITING LIST OPEN NOW
THE ART OF EMPATHY: WELLINGTON WORKSHOP

Saturday 12th - Sunday 13th December, 10am - 4pm
1 Herd St, Wellington, Aotearoa New Zealand
Cost: $230 - $280 (see link below for details)

A 2 day workshop that will explore how to live and embody compassion in a real way. You will deepen your understanding and learn to embody the key principles of Nonviolent Communication (NVC).
NVC is the language of connection. It's a learnable, practical way to bring empathy, honesty, strength and compassion into our personal and professional relationships. It can help build bridges of connection to individuals, couples, families, teams, organisations and communities.
The course covers the cost of a workbook - 'Know Thyself' written by Richard Broadbent (an International trainer based in London) .

2021
MARCH
9 WEEK ONLINE COURSE
Body-Based NVC: Listen to the wisdom of the body
Monday 8 March - 3 May, 17:00 - 19:00 (NZST)
07:00 (CEST) 15:00 (AEST) 10.30 (IST) 9 August 22:00 (PDT)
Online: Zoom (link tbc)
Cost: $230 - $290 NZD (see link below for details)

During this 9 week online course you will spend 2 hours per week with a group (16 maximum) learning skills and accessing tools that support full-bodied change. The course offers an experience of how needs live in the body as qualities of life. It will support you to move beneath ideas of right or wrong into a place where needs exist in fullness, rather than in lack. You will explore how all sensations and feelings serve as a vital guide, leading to what really matters. Each session will be interactive, have a focused topic and include group work and individual reflection time. The course covers the cost of a workbook - 'Know Thyself' written by UK trainer, Richard Broadbent.

APRIL
9 WEEK ONLINE COURSE
Body-Based NVC #2
Wednesdays, 14 April - 9 June, 10:00 - 12:00 (NZST)
*Prerequisite: 'Body-Based NVC' or 'Know Thyself' online course

Online: Zoom (link tbc)
Cost: $230 - $290 NZD (see link below for details)

During this 9 week online course you will spend 2 hours per week with an intimate group (16 maximum) deepening your connection with your body. You will experience how the body constantly offers guidance and life serving wisdom through sensations and feelings. You will explore your purpose and what really matters to you, helping you access clearer direction in your life. Each session will be interactive, have a focused topic, and include group work and individual reflection time. The cost covers the workbook - 'Know Thyself' - written by UK trainer, Richard Broadbent. This course is created as a next step after the 'Body-Based' or 'Know Thyself' online courses or at least 6 days in a training with Anna.

JULY
MAPUA, NELSON, NZ
'The Great Pause': For women experiencing menopause

Friday 23 July – Monday 26 July, 2021
Venue: Appleby House, Mapua, Nelson, Aotearoa NZ
Cost: $850-$995 (various accommodation options available)

This retreat is for women who are experiencing any stage of menopause.The focus is on supporting the body, mind, and spirit to find creative and caring ways to be with this new stage of life. Sharing with other women makes the journey less lonely. Themes covered will be nutrition, physical changes, health issues, role in life and identity, sexuality and intimacy, societal pressures, creating supportive networks. The weekend will include movement, yoga, food preparation, nonviolent communication (NVC), sharing circles, meditation, humour and a whole lot of fun!

* Facilitators:
Irma Jager (Nutrition), Anna Groves (Movement), Jocelyn Kennedy (NVC).