Workshops 2016

Sunday, April 10th 

Service and Compassion as Depicted by Mahatma Gandhi: A Discussion from His Autobiography
Gandhi Library
Houston Arya Samaj - 14375 Schiller Rd
Sunday, April 10, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

Living Peace, Transforming Anger into Compassion with Susan Wildins
by Houston Nonviolent Communication
at Bay Area Unitarian Universalist Church at 17503 El Camino Real in the Clear Lake Area
Sunday, April 10th, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
More details and registration

Opening Celebration at The Water Works on Buffalo Bayou, 2-5pm

Gong Meditation with Anne Marie Dorsa (gongtogo.com)
at Live Oak Friends Meeting House
Sun, April 10, 6:30 p.m.
Contact: Anne Marie Dorsa - amalchemy@yahoo.com

CONSTRUCTED - fotofest exhibition on installations for social justice by artist Jo Zider
MECA - 1900 Kane, in the Washington Arts Corridor
Ongoing, with talk April 18th

 

Monday, April 11th

Heartfulness Meditation with Radheshyam Miryala
at Discovery Green
Monday, April 11th, 12:00 p.m.
RSVP HERE - Free

Compassionate Communication Practice Group facilitated by Karen Starz 
Unity Bay Area Houston - 1911 Highway 3, League City
Monday, April 11th, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Contact: Karen Starz at (281)-910-2921
OPEN TO ALL

Meditation on Compassionate Presence with the Dying with Ginger Clarkson
Insight Meditation Houston
Fireside Room, First Unitarian Universalist Church - 5200 Fannin 
Monday, April 11th, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
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Tuesday, April 12th

PRIVATE: Writing and Talking about Compassion: Collecting Stories with Janet Vucinich 
at The Women's Home
Tuesday, April 12th, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Finding Compassion in Medicine with Dr. Kenneth Sapire
Institute for Spirituality and Health, 
Tuesday, April 12th, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Dinner is served
Details and registration

Twilight Jewish Meditation
Rothko Chapel 
Tuesday, April 12th, 6:00 p.m.
Details and registration

Compassionate Communication Games with Karen Starz
The Hines Center for Spirituality and Prayer,
Tuesday, April 12th, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
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Heartfulness Meditation with Roopa Naidu
Lake Jackson Rec. Center
April 12th, 7:30 p.m.
RSVP HERE - Free

Tibetan Compassion Practices for Self and Other with Claire Villareal
Dawn Mountain Center for Tibetan Buddhism
Tuesday, April 12th, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

 

Wednesday, April 13th

Foundation for Contemporary Theology Town Hall Meeting 
Bellaire United Methodist Church
Wednesday, April 13th 11:30am - 1:00pm
Free attendance. Lunch is served.
Contact: Stuart Nelson - snelson@ish-tmc.org

The Art of Empathy with Karen Starz 
Ismaili Jamatkhana and Center 
Wednesday, April 13th, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Lunch is served.
Details. To register: Houstonnvc.org or call 281-910-2921.

Grief: Where Are You on the Journey? with Randall Sylvester
Hines Center for Spirituality and Prayer
Wednesday, April 13th, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
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Retirement: In Search of the Rainbow with Randall Sylvester
Hines Center for Spirituality and Prayer
Wednesday, April 13th, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
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Here; Now Where? (Your "Next Steps") with Randall Sylvester
Hines Center for Spirituality and Prayer
Wednesday, April 13th, 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
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Safe Police Response to Mental Health Crisis
The Isensee Foundation for Safe Police Response
Institute for Spirituality and Health
Wednesday, April 13th, 6:30-8:00pm

Restorative Justice: Stabilize the Homeless, Equip the Unemployed, Transform the Shackled
Pastor Charles Anderson from Thecenter1.org
Live Oaks Friends Meeting House
Wednesday, April 13th,  7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. with worship service to follow.

CLOSED: Equipping You To Serve: Healthy Boundaries That Empower You with Rachel Brownlie
at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church
Wednesday, April 13th, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

 

Thursday, April 14th

Developing Compassion for and with Women Exiting Prison
Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
RSVP to Sharon.karam@duchesne.org by 4/3/2016

Take a Stand Against Human Trafficking: A Red Sand Project Activation
United Against Human Trafficking
Thu, April 14th, 6:00-8:00pm

Give Yourself a Break: A Dance with Self-Compassion by Alchemy of Dance with Cynthia Singleton
Live Oaks Friends Meeting House
Thursday, April 14, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Contact: info@alchemyofdance.com

Nonviolent Communication with Jim and Jori Manske - FREE Introduction to Compassionate Communication
The Hines Center for Spirituality and Prayer, 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. 
Details and registration

 

Friday, April 15th

Nonviolent Communication with Jim and Jori Manske - Day 1 “Living Compassion on a Daily Basis”
Dominican Sisters of Houston, 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Details and registration - or call 281-910-2921

Creating a Compassionate Community Collaborative Art Project
Center for Creative Resources
Friday, April 15th, 4:00pm
Contact: Jillian Winters - jillian@jillianwinters.com

Meditation & Compassion: Skills for a Happier Life with Alejandro Chaoul
Ligmincha Texas, Tibetan Meditation & Healing Arts
at Rice University Glasscock School of Continuing Studies
Two Fridays, April 8th and 15th, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Details and registration

 

Saturday, April 16th

Nonviolent Communication with Jim and Jori Manske - Day 2 “Fueling Our Precious Need to Contribute”
Dominican Sisters of Houston, 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Details and registration - or call 281-910-2921

Yoga class for parents of children with special needs
Yoga Bhavana - 1415 Kipling St., Houston, TX. 77006
Saturday, April 16th, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. 
Contact: Annette Ginn Raj - annette@yogabhavana.org

Heartfulness Meditation with Ragini Miryala
India House
April 16th, 11:00 a.m.
RSVP HERE - Free

Creating a Compassionate Community All Your Own with Elizabeth Pudwill
I know Somebody Houston
St. John the Divine
Saturday, April 16th, 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
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Yoga class for parents of children with special needs
Solaris Pediatric Therapy Clinic - 2510 Van Buren St., Houston, TX. 77006
Saturday, April 16th, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Contact: Yulene Broussard - office@solarispediatrictherapy.com

Qigong and The Meal of Compassion facilitated by Lisette Templin
Open Sky Health
Live Oak Friends Meeting House
Sat, April 16th, 2:00 - 6:00 p.m.

 

Sunday, April 17th

Nonviolent Communication with Jim and Jori Manske - Day 3 “Facilitation Skills for Everyone!”
Dominican Sisters of Houston, 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Details and registration - or call 281-910-2921