Relationships: Clear. Empowered. Together. Level I

Friday, August 16, 2019
05:45 am
Start Date *
Friday, August 8, 2019 6:00 pm America/Denver -06:00
Sunday, August 18, 2019
Number of sessions/meetings
August 16-18 Friday 6-9pm, Sat. 9am-5pm, Sun. 9am-5pm Mountain Time USA
Official training hours
17.0 hours
In person

The Cloisters
2103 S. Wadsworth Blvd.
Lakewood, CO 80227
United States

Main Topic
Relationships / Intimacy
Short description
A weekend intensive for couples and people in partnerships who want to create thriving intimate relationships based on authenticity, empathy and loving care. This workshop will help you build skills and consciousness for a successful, harmonious relationship with your partner.
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This is workshop is filled with experiential learning to support couples and partnerships to create thriving intimate relationships based on authenticity, empathy and loving care. This weekend training will help you build skills for successful, harmonious loving relationships.

Learn how to transform your judgments and arguments into understanding and peaceful interactions to meet needs.

Learn how to really listen to your partner and share your understanding.

Learn how to express yourself clearly and with compassion so your partner can hear and respond with care.

Learn how to become heart-fully curious and connected to experience more joy in your relationship.


Level 1 ~

Framework for Connection

Understanding & Managing Reactivity
Basics of Nonviolent Communication
Self-empathy & Mourning
Acknowledgment and Gratitude
Understanding Our Beautiful Needs
Dangerous Assumptions
Making Clear Requests

Who is it for

Couples and partners who want to learn and practice the foundations of Compassionate Communication (NVC) to support intimate relationship. We request that everyone come with a partner.

Prerequisite: We request that participants read Marshall Rosenberg’s book Nonviolent Communication, A Language of Life, and attend an introduction to NVC by visiting for a schedule of upcoming events, or listen to a 1-hour Introduction to NVC via the NVC Academy using this address:


  • Learn to speak your truth clearly and authentically
  • Learn and experience the power of deep listening
  • Use challenges as a pathway to intimacy
  • Transform upsets into understanding
  • Manage your reactivity
  • Transform assumptions into connections

Registration Investment

$425 per person Regular Rate after July 26, 2019

$395 per person Early Bird rate if registration and full tuition are received by July 26, 2019.

What to Bring

Please bring your lunch Saturday and Sunday.
Anything you may need for your comfort.
Light snacks and teas will be provided. You are invited to bring snacks to share.
An open heart and mind.

In consideration of those sensitive to scents and chemicals, including your facilitator, please refrain from using any perfumes or colognes when attending this training. Thank you.

Registration, payment and deposit info

$425/person Regular Rate after July 26, 2019

$395/person Early Bird rate if registration and full tuition are received by July 26, 2019.

Checks are preferred. Please send your check made out to David Shindoll, and mail to 3422 Colfax A Place, Denver, CO 80206. Thank you. This is the correct information for sending checks. You may receive a different message upon registration. Please send check to David. PayPal may be used for credit card payment. Look for button at bottom of registration form.

Cancellation Policy ~ Please read Carefully.

If Communication Works cancels the event you will be refunded your full payment.
If you cancel thirty days prior to the start date of a weekend or one day event, you will receive a refund of the full amount.
If you cancel between six and thirty days of the event start date, you will be credited your tuition minus $50 for a full weekend training and your tuition minus $25 for a one day event. The credit will be good toward attending any training event for one year.
If you cancel five days or less prior to the start of the event, your tuition will be retained. Proceeding with registration indicates agreement with this policy. Thank you.
If you would like to use a credit card, please choose the PayPal option when you register.