Center for Nonviolent Communicationsm
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.
Seminar Language: English, with Turkish translation.
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. Marshall recommended her as a Lead Trainer for IITs, and she lead her first IIT in Switzerland, July 2013.
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. Find out more about her here.
Trainer – Robert Krzisnik, MS c. Psych., has been working for 27 years with individuals and groups as psychotherapist, trainer, team coach, complex meeting facilitator and conflict mediator in a wide spectrum of environments: from corporate to educational to personal and spiritual retreats. While all his work is infused with the spirit and the approach of Nonviolent Communication, he is also a dedicated practitioner of Art of Hosting practices, and an explorer of intercultural communication. In Nonviolent Communication he is most passionate about its spiritual aspects, as well as its use in conflict mediation (between individuals, within groups and between groups). He has shared NVC on IITs, retreats, and workshops throughout Europe and in the US, Mideast and Asia.
Since his early teenage years, Robert has been eagerly exploring the spiritual realms of Self and the Whole, as well as existential questions of life, through numerous inward journeys and travels around this wonderful world. He is also an eager practitioner of Contact Improvisation, which he sees as a form of embodied NVC. He lives in Slovenia, a small country in Europe, which used to be a part of a country that does not exist anymore, but still resides in his heart—Yugoslavia. His website:www.humus.si/en
Trainer – Vivet Alevi was born and grownup in Turkey, studied and spent her Adult life in Germany. Since 10 years Vivet is living in Berlin as well as in Istanbul. Vivet has worked as social Pedagogue in adult education. She got in touch with NVC in 1999 and met Marshall Rosenberg in 2002. She shares NVC with others as certified trainer with the Center for Nonviolent Communication (CNVC) since 2004. Vivet is a Certification Assessor for CNVC in German speaking north-east team (www.gfk-trainer-werden.de) since 2011. She studied Visual Communication in the University of Arts in Berlin.
Vivet has planted the NVC seeds since 2005 and now she is enjoying the thriving NVC community in Turkey. She has led many trainings in Germany, Turkey and Cyprus. She co-founded the Turkish Association for Nonviolent Communication in 2013 in Istanbul.
People who experience Vivet’s training, coaching, and mediations appreciate her honesty, authenticity, vulnerability, with much humor and laughter that engages all kind of participants with joy and depth. She is passionate about the protection of child development. She specially enjoys to focus on adult caring for children. Learn more about Vivet here www.siddetsiz-iletisim.com and www.gewaltfrei-alevi.de
Trainer: Ian Peatey was born in the UK and moved to Poland in 1994, playing a part in the rapid growth of NVC awareness there. He now lives in Bucharest, Romania with his daughter and wife (also a CNVC trainer). Together with his wife, he runs the Romanian Association for NVC which focuses on general NVC as well as the education and parenting fields.
Ian’s background is originally in the corporate world where he worked in financial audit and HR before embarking on a radical change of direction after discovering NVC in 2001. He was certified as a CNVC trainer in 2008 and integrates NVC into his business training, facilitation and coaching as well as offering NVC programs in personal development and for couples and parents.
In his work he seeks to combine the transformational quality of NVC with the pragmatic and, despite their popularity, he resolutely refuses to use puppets in his workshops.
If participant number goes above 50 participants, we are also inviting:
Trainer: Liv Larsson is a Certified Trainer with CNVC since 2002. She has worked as a coach and workshop leader since 1992 in leadership, conflict resolution etc. Liv has written 15 books on the theme of NVC translated to different languages.The titles include Anger Guilt and Shame – Reclaiming Power and Choice, A Helping Hand- Mediation with Nonviolent Communication and Cracking the NVC Code. You can learn more about Liv here.
One of her contracts as a mediator is for Swedish FSC – Forest Stewardess Council – mediating between the indigenous group of Sweden – the Same – and the biggest forest companies in Sweden as well as the biggest mining company in Sweden.
Liv lives in the north of Sweden and works in Europe as well as the rest of the world. Her passion is cross-country skiing, hiking, yoga, nature, her son, writing and connecting with people.
Venue: Viverde Hotel Loryma
Kaygiseki Cad. 92 Sk. No. 1–15 Turunc – Marmaris 48740 Turkey (18 km from Marmaris City is 18 km)
Viverde Hotel Loryma – with its already famous, fantastic view of the beautiful Turunç Bay – is surrounded by hills and forests of the Bozburun Peninsula, a true natural paradise. The resort is installed on spacious terraces, within a natural garden embowered by pine and olive trees.
Viverde, which is a new hotel concept of TUI Germany, was designed as a response to the increasing longing for environmental harmony, intact nature, recreation, healthy nutrition and spending time with one another. For its restaurants, Loryma’s kitchens use vegetables and dairy products which they farm themselves. Guests who prefer group activities are invited to explore the region with several hiking, cycling, sea kayaking and canyoning tours, ideal for active people with a sense for the beauty of nature. There is an Ayurveda center onsite with specialists from Kerala providing applications and cures to detox, stress Management, anti-ageing and more. A morning Hatha Yoga Class is also available free of charge.