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Our Upcoming

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Empowerment Through Dialogue

(Fully Sponsored by Life Plus, Venue donated by Next Step Gym)


 A workshop designed to empower effective dialogue for those with challenged life circumstances

 (Disabilities & Illness’s, confined to wheelchairs or dependent on others to meet primary needs)

Are you longing to be understood for your true intentions?


Would you love it to be easy to ask for what you want?


Would like to feel more articulate and confident when making requests?


Would you love to learn how to create empowering partnerships?


Do you want to have ease in navigating conflict?



This two day fun and engaging workshop with the easy going crew, Counsellor, Mediator and Nonviolent Communication (NVC) facilitator  Toni McErlane, Tim Alexander, Spinal Disabled , Ayurvedic life-styler, WellPark School of Natural Therapy Yoga Graduate, Co-Counselling Practitioner and Karen Waddicor, Yoga therapist, Mum, and disability carer.


The workshop philosophy is based on the principles of NVC and Mindfulness to support clarity, self-understanding, perspective, growth, and empowering communication.



Dates: 28th and 29th November 2020


Time: Sat 12pm to 8pm (includes snacks, teas and dinner)

          Sun 10am to 6pm (includes snacks, teas and lunch)


Venue: Next Step Gym, 14b Hocking St, Tauranga


Course text and notes will be provided


Contact for more info: Tim Alexander Ph 0221925410


Workshop Cost: Free ($50 registration fee to secure your place in the workshop. This fee will be refund on completion of workshop (or if unable to attend due to severe circumstances)





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The Dynamics of Power - for ourselves and others

A Nonviolent Communication Perspective




Does the concept of wanting more personal power feel a bit scary or daunting?


Do you wonder how power can be truly shared?


Would you love to find ways to meet more of your needs more easily?


Would you love to support yourself and others around you to have hopeful empowered access to basic resources?



This one day workshop is a creative and fun exploration of the dynamics of power in the context of the Nonviolent communication philosophy. We will use the art of story telling and role playing to embody the philosophical principles then apply those to our own life situations.


This format is a light and fun way to explore what can often feel heavy and unapproachable.

You will come away with a way to incorporate a framework into your daily life that will provide  a workable and relaxing pathway towards mutually rewarding power.


 Dates: 5th December 2020


Time: Sat 10am to 4pm


Venue: Online


Course text and notes will be provided


Contact for more info: [email protected]


Workshop Cost: $80.00 (Payment is required to secure your place in the workshop)





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