Trainings and Workshops

Our Trainings:

Embodying Nonviolent Communication practices transforms old embodied strategies and verbal patterns that no longer work for us into resources that produce an authenticity and presence that inspire trust and credibility.

These workshops are for groups of all kinds, families, couples, and individuals interested in learning linguistic, emotional and physical practices that put you in touch with your deeper values and effectively transform old habits and reactions into resources for healing and connection.

At the heart of the workshop are skills for listening better through tough conversations, finding common ground and empowering every voice to speak their own truth. This will be a time to deepen relationship skills through play, movement, stories, witnessing, sharing, courageously caring and some good fun. See More

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Somatic Consensus practices help align our core values with our words and actions.  To live our lives fully, it is essential to understand and articulate what we deeply care about. This is where Somatic Consensus begins. Somatic Consensus training engages our physical, emotional, linguistic, intellectual and intuitive resources and

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  • Nonviolent Communication at WorkWe help executives and their teams achieve a culture of greater collaboration. Difficult patterns in communication become opportunities for clarifying purposeful action and teamwork.  Building highly engaged teams is a key to success.

We work with small- to large-sized companies and nonprofits throughout the US and overseas.

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IMG_0531Learning Community ProgramsReal change and a most effective politic begins within the self that is known and reflected in Community. No matter what any of us may think, the truth is that we are all in this together. Community is essential and the more we can remember to practice this truth, the better off we will be. Somatic Consensus is the name of the work I’ve developed as both a personal practice and path for others to create and refine their own practices. The emerging field of Somatics teaches how living

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katyaOrganizing for Social Change  To consciously walk into the mystery, beauty and challenges inherent in community, we must face how we have modified our behavior to adapt to the world we have grown up in.

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“I personally experienced substantial shifts in perspective as a result of how thoughtfully and skillfully I was encouraged to step out of my box, and guided along. David’s leadership touched the hearts and moved the minds of others’ present, as well. The depth of his ability to listen, to meet each person where they were, and to hold both the empathy and the tension, were remarkable”    – Lou Ann Street, Transformational Breathing Instructor


  • “We cannot live for ourselves alone. Our lives are connected by a thousand invisible threads, and along these sympathetic fibers, our actions run as causes and return to us as results.”

    -- Herman Melville

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