Compassionate Communication & Restorative Resolution Circle intro - March 7th, 1-5pm
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Date: Sun, 15 Feb 2015 13:31:29 -0800 (PST)
*An Introduction to Compassionate Communication*

*and Restorative Systems for Conflict.*

*When:*  March 7, 1-5pm

*Where:* WindSong Dining Room (20543 - 96th Ave, Langley, BC)

*Cost:*  Sliding scale: $29-$49.  No one will be turned away due to lack of

*To register: *Pay at the door

Join CNVC Certified Trainer Eric Bowers and CNVC Certification Candidate
Mika Maniwa for an engaging and experiential introduction to Compassionate
Communication and Restorative Systems for Conflict.

>From this workshop you will discover how to:

·         *Speak difficult truth so that others can hear it;

·         *Listen to difficult honesty without taking it personally;

·         *Respond to conflict in ways to restore connection, deepen trust,
and ensure accountability;

·         *Take responsibility for your reactions and upsets.

Compassionate Communication provides principles and tools for working
through conflict, managing strong emotions, and deepening connection with
self and others.  For more information on Compassionate Communication,

A restorative system is one in which there are agreed-upon structures and
processes that allow a group to respond restoratively to its conflict.  For
more information on Restorative Systems, visit
Here is a three minute video by the University of Rochester:

If there is sufficient interest in a Compassionate Communication &
Restorative Resolution Circle training series after this initial event,
then one will be created.

Eric Bowers

Based in Vancouver, BC, Eric Bowers is a CNVC Certified Nonviolent
Communication Trainer with extensive training in Attachment Theory,
Interpersonal Neurobiology, and Restorative Systems for Conflict. Eric
offers professional training, courses, workshops, retreats, keynotes,
telecourses and counseling. Over the last ten years Eric has shared his
work throughout BC, AB, and the US.

Mika Maniwa

Mika has been teaching Compassionate Communication for 10 years, leading
practice groups for parents, facilitators and individuals wanting to
improve their relationships with loved ones and foster mutual understanding
in groups.  She is passionate about cultivating diverse and inclusive

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