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Essential Touch: Building Connection Through Sensation

Touch is crucial in creating and strengthening relationships. For some, human touch is essential for spiritual, emotional, and mental well-being. Cultivate your ability to offer loving, compassionate and skilled touch for those with whom you wish to bolster connection by meeting those needs. Learn, hands-on, a quick and simple technique which is comprised of five …

Hoop Dance for Moving Meditation

Learn how to develop an active meditation practice using a hula hoop that will encourage movement and self-expression, calm your mind and increase your energy, relieve stress, and expand your state of awareness. Participants will learn several on and off the body techniques, transitions, and tricks that will help improve your coordination and balance in …

Connective Bootblacking

Sitting for a bootblack can be enjoyable, much like a hair stylist or manicure. But how can it be taken beyond a typical service? Whether you are the bootblack or are sitting for one, learn tips, tricks and ideas to make your bootblacking experience more connected and shared. From simple blacking techniques, to creating a …

Protocols for Problems: Keeping Trouble on a Leash

Learn how to handle life’s lumps masterfully. This class explores factors to help develop language, framework, and emergency strategies that guide conduct of both sides of the slash when difficult situations arise. Acquire self assessment tips and tools to prevent pitfalls and find safe space to address problems and needs. Suggested Duration: 90 minutes (1.5 …

Tending the Love: Managing Conflict in Relationships

Things can and often do not go the way we plan them, especially in relationships. Handled badly, conflict can do real harm, both to you and the people you care about the most. It can lead to quarrels, mistrust, or even causing people to part ways. Handled well, however, conflict can be extraordinarily useful. If …

Talking to be Heard: Communication for Problem Solving

Learn to improve the quality of personal relationships one interaction at a time. Explore communication in conflict situations and learn techniques to assess your message so it can be offered in ways that are non-combative and better received by others. By examining the unmet needs behind what we do or say, this helps reduce hostility, …