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Training Details

NVC - Moving with Life Retreat




Inner work/Spirituality of NVC


In Person




Krzisnik, Robert
Sarah Beckmann

Date and Time

Thu, May 25, 2017 to Mon, May 29, 2017


Candlebark Farm

Melbourne, Victoria


Presence in motion - embodying NVC through movement and flow.

4 day experiential immersion retreat with acclaimed trainers Robert Krzisnik & Sarah Beckmann, in a beautiful country retreat just outside Melbourne Australia.

With NVC (Nonviolent Communication) we explore our relationships, as well as the very essence of our experience of human existence. Finding and living our deepest authenticity, connecting with others and with life from our deepest selves and vulnerability, and opening to soul-level intimacy… these are all closely connected with the spirit of NVC.

While it can be very profound to explore those qualities through our minds and emotions, a whole new universe of awareness and integration opens up when we fully include our bodies and their movements. Our bodies, which have been so well domesticated and trained throughout our socialization, become incredible guides when given freedom and awakened to authentic movement.

Through the portal of our body we connect deeply with our innate wisdom, our heart’s deepest longings, and what is truly alive in us. From here we can express ourselves, our deep truths, both verbally and non-verbally, with eloquence, truth, authenticity and freedom.

Using an integration of Contact Improvisation and NVC we will go deeply into our inner and interpersonal experiences, of what is most alive in us, and what is held in our bodies and hearts.

This is a residential immersion retreat. The price includes all food, accommodation and tuition.Early bird price $795 AUD until 31st March, then $950 AUD

Who is it for

This retreat is for anyone who has completed at least 2 days NVC training with a certified trainer, and who wants to embody NVC, explore and embody authenticity, full aliveness, freedom, honesty & connection. It will particularly interest people who want to explore embodiment, body wisdom, and integrating simple movement processes with NVC for a profoundly deeper experience.You need a willingness to explore movement, improvisation and making physical contact with others in simple Contact Improvisation exercises. It is suitable for all levels of movement ability.


  • In this retreat we will:
  • Awaken our bodies to presence, movement and aliveness through basic elements of Contact Improvisation
  • Cultivate our capacities for deep listening, receptivity, empathy, freedom and authentic expression
  • Be invited to see what emerges when we dive into our embodiment, switch off our minds and let go of control
  • Receive ourselves and each other empathically, with our bodies and with our hearts
  • Fully celebrate and mourn Life that flows through us
  • Embody authentic presence through deep honesty – emotionally, physically, and in movement
  • Enter into the play of moving together

What to Bring

All food & accommodation is provided and included in the cost. Bring anything you need for 4 days, including loose comfortable clothing for daily movement practices.

Registration, payment and deposit info.

To request a scholarship or for other financial consideration, and for all enquiries, please email Tracy Adams at


NVC Moving with Life Retreat
Robert Krzisnik Bio
Sarah Beckmann Bio
Online registration & payment

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