- November 3, 2019
- 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
California Institute of Integral Studies
1453 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Practicing mindfulness provides a powerful support for clear, kind, and effective conversations. Join author and meditation teacher Oren Jay Sofer for this exploration of how adding a contemplative practice into your life can provide a foundation for bringing more compassion, clarity, and connection into your communication and relationships.
This workshop explores the foundations of an integrated approach to skillful communication through a combination of guided meditation, discussion, and interactive practice. Drawing on mindfulness practice and the modern discipline of Nonviolent Communication, Oren offers practical tips to bring more awareness and care to your relationships, and to create the conditions for meaningful collaboration.
CIIS students, staff, and faculty receive discounts on all events. CIIS Public Programs Members receive a 20% discount on all events. Contact us for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that we will check your ID for proof of eligibility on arrival at event.
Oren Jay Sofer is the author of Say What You Mean: A Mindful Approach to Nonviolent Communication. He leads retreats and workshops on mindful communication at meditation centers and educational settings around the United States. Oren is a member of the Spirit Rock Teachers Council, a Certified Trainer of Nonviolent Communication and a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner for the healing of trauma. Oren also holds a degree in Comparative Religion from Columbia University, is the founder of Next Step Dharma, co-founder of Mindful Healthcare and co-author of Teaching Mindfulness to Empower Adolescents.