Friday, January 5, 2018 at 6:00 PM MST
Monday, January 8, 2018 at 4:00 PM MST

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Spirit in the Desert Retreat Center 
7415 E Elbow Bend Rd.
Carefree, AZ 85377

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Phyllis Brzozowska 
Center for Living Compassion 

Living Compassion with Robert Gonzales NVC as a Spiritual Practice
January 5 - 8, 2018
Carefree, Arizona


The primary focus of this workshop is to develop awareness of the consciousness of our Life Force, which manifests as the energy and beauty inherent in our needs and values.  It is based on  Robert's evolutionary approach to Nonviolent Communication --with an emphasis on self-compassion.  Living Compassion is the body of work that has evolved from this emergence.  Robert's work has helped thousands worldwide to find joy and freedom from suffering previously unavailable to them.

This program involves processes and offers inner maps that support living in the fullness and flow of life as a daily spiritual practice.  The processes offered may include:

- Relationship to Life Force: Deepening our relationship to needs

- Deepening into Self Compassion, (unconditional acceptance of inner experiencing)

- States of Being: Essence; Vulnerability; Protective/Defensive Structures

- Self-Responsibility as a foundation for self-compassion

- Acceptance & Longing as a two-fold spiritual path

- Preparing for Healing Dialogues - an evolutionary process for inner healing in relationship

Friday, January 5        Dinner at 6:00 pm, Opening session 7:15 - 8:30 pm
Saturday, January 6    9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday, January 7      9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday, January 8      9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Single Room, Board and Tuition: $750
Double Room, Board and Tution: $650
Commuter Fee and Tuition:  $350


This is an intermediate level workshop.  Participants are asked to have completed basic training in NVC and have a familiarity with practicing empathy, self-empathy and honestly expressing using the tools of NVC.