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Living from the Heart Retreat & FUNFest 2018

Friday, July 20, 2018, 11:00 PM


Living From the Heart: NVC Summer Retreat in the Santa Cruz Redwoods Event Overview: Time to make your summer retreat plans and join us for six glorious days of mindful living from the heart - a celebration of compassionate communication! (weekend commuter options available too) Join us to relax, rejuvenate, and refill your empathy cup! What do you want for your summer learning, fun, and community connection? Are you ready to treat yourself to six days of reconnecting with your joy with all your heart and authenticity?! Leave behind daily demands and immerse yourself in the flow of empathy and honesty. Grow skills and glean insights from working with our awesome team of NVC trainers. Awaken each day to what's alive - engaging your mind, heart, body and spirit in harvesting the wisdom of your own feelings and needs. We'll have multiple offerings of topics and trainers for each morning and afternoon sessions; whole group gatherings in the morning and late afternoon; and evening options of fun and related topics as well as whatever emerges from the group input.   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *    *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *                  Jean Morrison          Roxy Manning         Kristin Masters   We welcome new participants as well as those returning for this Santa Cruz tradition. Our three seasoned trainers (with over fifty years of combined NVC experience) will facilitate your learning and co-create with you a rich and connecting experience. Participate in large and small group learning experiences, personal and private sessions, empathy groups, games, journaling, art, and a final evening "Expression Session". There will be time dedicated for art, music, hiking, walking the labyrinth, naps, meditation, and journaling. So many ways to connect deeply with yourself and others, enveloped in the beauty of the natural surroundings.  *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *    *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   When you register, you can choose to stay in a cabin/room, camp in your tent, stay in your small RV on site, or commute during the day and evening to the retreat center. Check out the Quaker Center on line, www.quakercenter.org to see photos of the venue. CNVC Certified Trainers Jean Morrison and Kristin Masters with NVC Santa Cruz will be back this year and we are delighted to welcome Roxy Manning guest trainer this summer. Roxy teaches through BayNVC.  *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *    *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   Meals are guaranteed to be healthy, organic (whenever possible), and wholesome. Our cook will have vegetarian and vegan options and will be advised of any food allergies. *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *    *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   Below is a partial list of workshops offered during the FUNfest Boogie with the Basics (offered on Saturday) NVC and The Beloved Community - Connecting NVC to King's Dream Developing your Warm Resonating Self Witness  NVC to support our mental and physical health, vitality, and quality of life Perception, Intention and Impact 9 patterns of ‘core needs’ … what is your default pattern, its impact on you and others? Moving beyond Political Correctness – Why Awareness of Inclusion and Implicit Bias Matters to You Dealing with our Losses: Facing Our Grief  Identifying and Healing our Core Beliefs Cost: The following includes the costs of accommodations, materials for the course and meals: Early Bird special until June 15Weekend Commuters: $245 Fri.-Sun. ($295 after June 15) Commuters: $435 ($495 after June 15) Camping/RV: $495 ($545 after June 15) Double: $645 per person ($695 after June 15) Single: $865 ($925 after June 15) Tuition (Trainer's Fees) In the spirit of Dana, meaning 'practicing generosity', teachers/trainers are paid by your donation. A suggested donation for the teaching, for those who can happily contribute, is $500 ($100/day). If money is a challenge, please come and give what you joyfully can towards tuition.  Registration: Your

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