Switzerland Herzberg July 2013 IIT

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Switzerland – Herzberg, July 12-21, 2013

IIT Will Happen!Program: This International Intensive Training (IIT) is a 9-day, Nonviolent Communication “immersion experience.” It is a residential workshop led by a team of experienced CNVC certified trainers. The purpose of this IIT training is to offer people the opportunity to live the process of Nonviolent Communication in community over an extended period of time, in order to develop Nonviolent Communication knowledge, skills and consciousness.

Simran Kaur WesterLead Trainer: Simran K. Wester is a certified trainer for Nonviolent Communication since 2004. She met Marshall Rosenberg in 1998, soon started to work as his interpreter in many of his classes in Germany and was invited to be one of his co-trainers at the IITs in Switzerland in 2008 and 2009.

She offers trainings to the general public on a large variety of topics related to NVC. As a Kundalini Yoga Teacher and teacher trainer for 30 years based in Hamburg, Germany, she first carried NVC into the yoga community.

From the healing that happens in her classes, participation has grown to include a broad variety of people from all walks of life. Her intention is to help people connect to their hearts and integrate compassion and self-responsibility into all aspects of their lives.

Trainer: Simone Anliker, lic.iur., is a CNVC Certified Trainer in Switzerland since 2005, an iEMDR-Coach and owner of Compassion & Voice. She has completed the LIFE 08 training with Robert Gonzales and is assisting him since 2010 in his EURO LIFE trainings. She is deeply touched by the deepening of NVC into the Living Compassion in daily life.
As an NVC trainer, she has worked amongst others with the training team of Marshall Rosenberg at the IIT in Switzerland 2009. Her heart is with any kind of healing work. She is a co-founder of the Center for Selfcare in Lucerne. She provides trainings to the staff in nursing homes, medical hospitals and psychiatries as well as leadership trainings in business companies. Simone has a deep connection to East (India) and West (USA).

Simone Anliker, lic.iur., ist seit 2005 CNVC zertifizierte Trainerin in der Schweiz, iEMDR-Coach und Inhaberin von Compassion & Voice. Sie hat das LIFE 08 Training bei Robert Gonzales in den USA durchlaufen und assistiert ihm seit 2010 in seinen EURO LIFE Trainings in Europa. Sie liebt es, die GFK durch ein Living Compassion (Leben im Mitgefühl) zu vertiefen.

Als GFK-Trainerin hat sie u.a. im Trainingsteam von Marshall Rosenberg am IIT in der Schweiz 2009 mitgewirkt. Ihr Herz schlägt für jegliche Art von Heilungsarbeit. Sie ist Mitbegründerin des Zentrums für Selbstsorge in Luzern. Sie unterrichtet die Teams in Altersheimen, Spitälern und Psychiatrien und bietet auch Führungsseminare an. Sie fühlt sich tief mit dem Osten (Indien) und Westen (USA) verbunden

Katherine Singer Trainer:  Katherine Singer
Having experienced the Korean War at the age of 5, Katherine has felt a deep commitment towards bringing about a world that is peaceful both within and without; by resolving conflicts in a peaceful manner. In 1970, she immigrated to the United States, and, in 1997, met Marshall. Later, she became a trainer, then served the CNVC as a board member, and now as an assessor.

Katherine introduced NVC to South Korea in 2003, subsequently founding the Korean Center for NVC in 2006. Now, aided by 4 full-time staff, 12 [yet to be certified] trainers, and many volunteers, she is now serving all areas of South Korean society. With John Kinyon, Katherine is currently organizing and supporting a team of NVC mediators in hopes of contributing, someday peacefully resolving the conflicts between North and South Korea.

Gerhard RothhauptTrainer: Gerhard Rothhaupt

Gerhard is a certified trainer for Nonviolent Communication (CNVC). For more than 8 years he offers trainings and education in Nonviolent Communication. After several years of working in organizations and business, he is now focusing on social change work, and on intensive trainings. He also offers training focused on the topic “Love and relationships” and focused on supporting people who want their calling to become their job. He leads projects in kindergarten and schools. “It is my dream to support people in such a way that they more and more can live that which is alive in them. And doing this I feel joy noticing that I am still everything but perfect.” Get to know more about Gerhard by visiting his website www.visionenundwege.de (in German)

Venue: The Herzberg located in the Swiss Alps is surrounded by hardwood forests and flower meadows where you can hike or simply enjoy the view. They are proud of the use of organic fruits and vegetables and their work to preserve the planet.

Hotel Herzberg -- Haus fur Bildung und Begegnung
Address: CH-5025 Asp/AG
Herzberg, Switzerland
Telephone: 004162-8781646
Fax: 004162-8781176

Travel: The Herzberg is located in the middle of two airports; Basel and Zurich, both about 50 km.

Participants are asked to wait until their registration in the IIT has been confirmed before booking travel reservations.

Fee: Total IIT Fees consists of a tuition fee (payable in US Dollars to CNVC) and accommodation fee (payable in local currency, CHF, to the venue) - as outlined in the table below.

Early Bird Discount: Receive a $234 discount on tuition (10% off tuition) on payments received in full by April 12, 2013 (3 months prior to start of IIT). Tuition Fee Payable to CNVC under this option is $2,106.

Other discounts: If you are a registered certification candidate with CNVC or have attended a CNVC IIT before, we offer you a $351 discount on tuition (15% discount off tuition) (not to be combined with other offers).

Note: The due date for Tuition Reduction Applications for this IIT is 90 days prior to the IIT. The due date for Tuition Reduction Applications for this IIT is 3/3/2013.

IIT Options and Fees (For a 9-Day Training):

Accommodation Type

Tuition Fee
Payable to CNVC in US Dollars

Accommodation Fee
Payable to Herzberg upon arrival

Single room with washbasin, including meals $2340 USD SFr. 1135.--
Single room with bath and toilet, including meals $2340 USD SFr. 1414.--
Double room with washbasin, including meals $2340 USD SFr. 892.--
Double room with bath and toilet, including meals $2340 USD SFr. 1135.--
Dorm including meals (please bring your own sleepingbag for this option) $2340 USD SFr. 685.--

The venue offers vegetarian and non-vegetarian options. Please indicate your choice in the IIT application form.

Full board: Breakfast sideboard, 3-course-lunch and 2-course-supper; 1 coffee or tea after the meals, water
Normal mealtimes: breakfast 8 till 9 o'clock, lunch 12:15, supper 18:15

How to register:

1. Fill out the IIT Application Form online, or download an application below, and send it with payment in US$ only to:

5600 San Francisco Rd NE, Suite A
Albuquerque, NM 87109

email: iitadmin [at] cnvc [dot] org
fax: +1 505 247 0414

2. Applications sent before June 12, 2013 need to include full or partial payment, with a minimum of $100. The balance is due on June 12, 2013. For applications sent on or after June 12, 2013 please include full tuition fees.

3. CNVC usually acknowledges your application within 5 business days; please contact the IIT department if you did not receive an acknowledgment within this time

4. Once you have been enrolled, CNVC will connect you with the venue so that you may finalize accommodation choice and process accommodation payment directly with them.

For questions please contact the IIT Department at 505-244-4041 or e-mail IIT


Or, Download IIT Application Form

(1) 2013 IIT Application Form v1 english/MS Word (.doc) (63Kb)
(2) 2013 IIT Application Form v1 english/Rich Text (.rtf) (192Kb)
(3) 2013 IIT Application Form v1 english/Adobe (.pdf) (320Kb)

IIT Nick Name: 
Switzerland July 2013
Fri, 2013-07-12 12:00 - Sun, 2013-07-21 17:00


Hotel Herzberg -- Haus fur Bildung und Begegnung
CH-5025 Asp/AG
Lead Trainer: 
Simran K. Wester
Simone Anliker
Gerhard Rothhaupt

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