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A three-day NVC retreat with Nicholas Burnand: Empathy – Freedom from suffering. This was a three-day NVC retreat we hosted near Cape Town, in October 2017. The main focus of the retreat was on direct experiencing primarily through dyad work but also through individual and group processes, including body-work and integration time in nature. These […]

2-Day NVC workshop with Language that Works: Watch this video to get a taste of one of our workshops in 2017. Participants give some feedback of their experience. In our workshops we co-create a space together that’s conducive for learning and sharing. Workshops are highly interactive and experiential. Facilitators support participants to apply newly learned […]

Empathy – freedom from suffering Retreating from the pace of our lives can open us to new possibilities. We’re inviting you to a journey of direct experiencing, sensing and being, witnessing the mystery of existence unfold. Join us for a time of deep self-connection at Grotto Bay Private Nature Reserve. The main focus of the […]

Personal and organisational skills development Dates: 17 & 18 October 2017 Times: 8.30am – 5pm Venue: Cape Town Cost: R3500 per person. 15% discount for NPOs. 10% discount for groups of 4 or more. Improve individual and team productivity Reduce workplace conflict and stress Be more efficient and effective in meetings Give and receive feedback […]

Based on the practices and principles of Nonviolent Communication (NVC), this course is a unique opportunity to learn and practice new skills in a safe intimate space, with a small committed group. The course will be facilitated by Sarah Dekker of Language that Works. Discover new approaches to make your conversations succeed, even when they […]

*An interactive workshop based on the Nonviolent Communication (NVC) method developed by Marshall B. Rosenberg, PhD How can we better understand one another? How can I express myself honestly without hurting others? How can we listen to each other with empathy and attention? Discover new approaches to make your conversations succeed, even when they are […]

Language that Works will be collaborating with Knowmads Cape Town on this exciting course. Sarah Dekker will be part of their trainers network. They have a 1-month course in May coming up at which she will co-facilitate one evening. KNOWMADS’ FIRST FULL PROGRAM IN MAY We want to take you on a innovative learning experience that will […]