Emotional Enlightenment: Direct Path To Compassionate Communication

Paul Shippee

December 5–7, 2014

Tuition $190 + 2 nights

THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Discover the primal power of feelings and emotions in everyday communication. In this workshop we will use the powerful methods of compassionate and nonviolent communication (NVC) to develop ours skills for emotional intelligence, deep listening, compassion and empathy.

The workshop includes talks, periods of meditation, body awareness work, dyads, interpersonal sharing and group discussion. Real-life examples contributed by participants will ground us, enliven our spirits and open our hearts.

This energizing retreat is for anyone who would like to create more authentic connection with others and within themselves
and is especially valuable for psychotherapists, business professionals, spousal and partner relationships and teachers. We will invoke the blessings of transforming confusion into wisdom.

“Feel your emotions directly and let their power open you up.” –Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche


Program Details

Registration takes place from 2– 5 pm on your program start date. All participants and volunteer staff must check in at our Guest Registration house. Please arrive before 5 pm to check-in and settle into your accommodations. Your program begins with dinner, followed by an orientation. The Guest Registration house closes at 5 pm after which no one is available to provide information or orient you to your accommodations. All programs usually end at 12:30 pm on the program's departure date, followed by lunch. Further specifics regarding your program's schedule will be available upon arrival. If applicable, you will receive an email from the program coordinator in the week prior to your program with any additional information you may need.