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Wed, 17 Jan


Bounds Green

Authentic+ Compassionate Living (NVC intermediate) LEVEL 2

The art of communication is when we find interdependence, a flow of giving and receiving, understanding each others needs, expressing yourself with clarity, listening with curiosity and finding the beauty in supporting one another to meet your needs. Price: £300-550

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Authentic+ Compassionate Living (NVC intermediate)  LEVEL 2
Authentic+ Compassionate Living (NVC intermediate)  LEVEL 2

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17 Jan 2024, 19:00 – 21:30 GMT

Bounds Green, Bounds Green, London, UK


About The Event



Starts 17/01/23 Ends 13/03/24

9 x Wednesday evenings in person once a week for 2.5 hours

19:00 - 21:30

Near Bounds Green (Piccadilly Line) London

Max 18 pple

Sliding Scale : £300-550  / Deposit £90 + pay the rest at the end

This is an intermediate level 2 course: You need to have completed a foundations, level 1 course OR attended one of my personal training and practice groups in order to sign up. Please message me if you are unsure.

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IF you have been exploring the beauty and power of NVC at a foundation level and can see the difference in your relationships, your communication and your understanding of the inner dialogue that affects the way that you connect with the world. Perhaps you are at a point where yes you see the changes and you love them, yet you come across comments from friends and family such as “don’t do that NVC thing on me” OR maybe you judge yourself to sound “robotic” not yet having found that integrated flow of communicating naturally?

OR perhaps you love the quality of aliveness and growth that comes with community learning, the way that we can dive deeper into the changes we want to see in this world, when we come into practice together?

If so, the Intermediate course may be an opportunity for you to unpeel more layers of your inner onion, so that the raw and honest center of yourself can feel safer to be met in connection with others.

Over the past 9 years of learning and teaching NVC and other modalities, the one thing i keep coming back to is that wish for more intimacy, closeness and a deeper connection beyond words.

This is what i hope to offer us in the Intermediate Course, a chance to deeply connect beyond words.

What will I learn?

The practice of Nonviolent Communication (NVC) offers simple but extremely powerful tools , to better understand ourselves and each other and to find solutions that work for everyone through observation, compassion and honesty.

In this intermediate course, we will examine:

❀ Embracing Discomfort as my Dear Friend: Where there is discomfort and resistance, there is a sweet opportunity to meet our inner protectors and listen deeply to the message of support that they are holding onto. Transforming protective parts of ourselves comes first with accepting and loving their life affirming mission.

❀ Touching the essence of life: Deepening into Dyad meditation practices as a form of inner enquiry and an opportunity to meet your life force energy through speaking practices.

❀ Authentic Circle Practices: Group processing can be powerful, in these circles we will allow life to emerge in the space between us, using the skills of empathy and authentic expression to dive into connection together

❀ The beauty of Anger (The Dilemma of Honesty:

peeling the onion toward layers of authenticity/vulnerability) How to love it when I am triggered and seeing the purpose of anger (≠ trying to NOT be angry or triggered). Going down the layers of vulnerability, peeling myself like an onion. How to enlarge the chances that our honest expression will be received as a gift, rather than as a threat, blame, demand or criticism.

❀ Street Giraffe: Deepening Empathic Skills

How to make ‘Empathic listening’ be more fluent, natural sounding and accessible to all people? ❀ Liberating from Guilt As an under current, Guilt is running our life- it runs as a deep motivation behind many of our choices and behavior. Liberating from guilt is to get clear about the mechanism behind guilt, and free us into a choice that includes all our needs.

❀ Going beyond (under) opinions How not to get stuck when our opinions differ?

How to create connection and cooperation even when we think very differently

❀ Juicing the Needs (The Beauty of the Needs)

Changing our own relation to our (and others) needs- connecting to the power within us to create the life we want to live. How to see the beauty of the need in me and in the other, instead of seeing needs as a burden or as a threat? 1 Intermediate Course_Course content

❀ Expressing NO with an open heart Diving into the most meaningful moment in a dialogue- the ‘NO’.

Understanding the dynamics, and practice skills in transforming conflict into connection and cooperation that supports both of us to be fully ourselves.

❀ The Art of Celebration & Mourning:

What ‘Mourning’ really is? And how to do it? What ‘Celebration’ Really is? And how to do it?

❀ And More...


In a  beautiful and relaxing venue in North London, we will gather and create a safe environment, to practice the NVC method and language if life, together through demonstrations, role-plays and exercises. You will be invited to work with real-life examples from your life for an interactive experience and a real integration of NVC philosophy and skills into everyday life.

What participants say:

Nicky Moran - Intermediate Course Feb 2023

"I studied intermediate NVC with Emma and found it so fulfilling and useful. Emma teaches in such a way that the training becomes deep and brings insights immediately. I found the nvc tools so helpful for understanding unhelpful patterns that were holding me back and giving me clear and practical ways of communicating my needs to other people in a way that builds connections, rather than causing conflict. It helped me understand old relationship dynamics and patterns and to learn how to approach them more skillfully.

Emma is such a skilled facilitator and she was able to teach and hold space with sensitivity and helped to create clarity."

Andrew: Intermediate Course - July 2023

"Emma is a wonderful facilitator. When attending her events I always feel safe, included, respected and connected to her and the other participants - and I always leave feeling expanded and with a warm glow in my heart. I know of no one better suited to sharing the wonderful gifts of empathetic communication. 100% recommended!"


Starts 13/09/23 Ends 08/11/23

9 x Wednesday evenings in person once a week for 2.5 hours

19:00 - 21:30

Near Bounds Green (Piccadilly Line) London

Max 18 pple

Sliding Scale : £300-550  / Deposit £90 + pay the rest at the end (see below for more details)


For anyone who wants to get to know themselves and others better and discover practical tools to deepen relationships, resolve both personal and business conflicts in a balanced way, communicate with less hiding or manipulation, and increase the chances of finding ways to enrich your life.

You can attend this course IF you have attended a previous basics course in NVC OR if you came to Part 1 of this workshop


Emma Buggy: Is a CNVC certification candidate who has been studying and working with compassionate communication skills since 2015. She was a part of the organizing team of the NVC Global Online Festival, has run workshops and organised welfare teams at festivals such as "Moving Connection" + "Connections with Intimacy"  and other NVC Summer Camps and spaces both online and in person in the UK. Emma holds weekly practice groups and compassionate spaces such as The Empathy Cafe and The Intimate relationships community in London. She works with couples, communities and individuals to support intimacy to flourish and flow between people. Her aim is to bring love and compassion into the center of all relationships, inviting us to connect and welcome our humanity and authenticity into our everyday lives.


Healing House N22 8 DH: (Near Bounds Green Tube / Piccadilly Line)  - a beautiful and relaxing venue with multiple quiet and private spaces for us to practice in as a group or in pairs. The venue has a kitchen and garden space for us to use and we will provide free tea, coffee and refreshments throughout the evening. This space is truly magical and I feel blessed to be holding this set of workshops in such a wonderful environment which creates the atmosphere of being on a retreat in the middle of London! “I don’t want to leave” is what many participants say at the end of an evening together.

How Much do I pay?

I use a sliding scale system in order to make this course inclusive and accessible to people from different financial circumstances to attend, whilst keeping it sustainable for me to offer the course. I also like that money is given to me as a form of gratitude for the work that we do together as it supports me to receive it more joyfully.

I am currently offering this training on a PAY WHAT YOU CAN basis in order to make this training available to a wider community of people.

Firstly I love that money is received as gratitude rather than simply an exchange, so I am happy that you pay a deposit of £90 to secure your place, and then you can choose how much you want to offer me at the end of the training. To choose this option simply pay the deposit and I will send you an email for the rest of the payment on November 8th / the last day of the training.

When paying at the end: I ask that you choose any amount between £300- £550 which takes into account, my time and experience and yet also feels comfortable and possible for you to offer so that you can attend this training. If this system is confusing and you prefer to be given an amount you can follow the guideline bellow:

£90-250 - MAKING IT POSSIBLE (Your attendance is welcome and we want you to join us!) 2 x spaces at this price range

£300 - COVER THE BASICS (covers the cost of hiring the venue, + advertising and marketing)

£450-  SUSTAINING THE COURSE (Sustains Emma's basic financial needs so that she can pay for her own living costs)

£550 - SUPPORTING LIFE=  (Supports Emma to treat herself and live beyond the cost of living / go on holiday this year / pay for the next course venue hire+ continue to offer courses in future)

£550++= supporting others on a low income + support the sustainability of running this course (the extra amount you offer will make this course available to 3 x people who have received a mostly subsudised ticket and may not have been able to attend otherwise.)

The course will run with a minimum of 10 participants, if this number is not reached you will be refunded or the course will be postponed.

Inspired by Yoram Mosenzon's Connecting2Life Courses


  • NVC Level 2 Deposit Only

    Please buy this ticket if you prefer to pay the deposit of £90 now and the remainder of the course price based on the sliding scale system of £300-£550 at the end of the course.

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    Please choose an amount between £300- £550 based on the sliding scale system explained in the main course txt. Choose this option if you wish to pay in full now.

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    If you would like to apply for a supported place on this course please fill in the form and I will arrange an interview. I am able to offer supported places based on the number of fully paid tickets. This means that I will confirm your place 1 week before the training starts.

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