Module III | Communicating Under Conflict

untangles the hidden value of conflict. How can you make conflict an opportunity to strengthen yourself and deepen relationships? Discover the role you play in conflict. Combining movement, voice dialogue and non-violent communication, learn and practice how to “bring peace into the room.”

Contents and Methods of Module III

Conflicts trigger emotions and release hormones that influence our bodies, thoughts and feelings. Because we communicate differently under conflict, that affects how people hear us and we hear them. When conflicts arise, sustainable relationships need effective Conflict Resolution interventions.

This training delves deeply so that you may understand your beliefs and needs, which underlie conflict. We use movement and voice dialog techniques to give emotions and personal stories form and expression. Our methods include coaching and teaching an Issues Clearing model for resolving conflict that integrates non-violent communication, embodiment and self-curiosity. We focus on how to identify our embodied responses to stress, pressure and reactivity and to “resource” with breath, movement and positive imagery. Discover the role you play in conflict and lead with the Presence of compassion and clarity when conflicts demand constructive engagement.

Movement & Other Methods

  • Laban Movement Analysis
  • Patterns of Connectivity
  • Somatic Experiencing
  • Jungian Leadership Archetypes
  • Non-Violent Communication
  • Voice Dialogue
  • Human Needs Matrix
  • Wendy Palmer’s Leadership Embodiment
  • 5 Elements Qigong

Workshop Outcomes

  • Learn how to modulate your reactive embodied stress patterns by Resourcing.
  • Gain clarity on how you are co-creating conflict by working with the human needs matrix and understanding how unmet needs trigger your emotions.
  • Practice Issue Clearing as a model to resolve conflict and strengthen connection.
  • Discover how mindfulness and compassion positively influence on our verbal and non-verbal communication.
  • Gain insight into your “shadow” behaviors, examine how they contribute to creating conflict in your relationships and explore how to shift them.
  • Increase your tolerance and ability to communicate rather then withdraw when in a conflict relationship.

Prerequisites: Modules I and II. People with a background in Laban Movement Analysis, Dance/Movement Therapy, psychodrama or related personal development work may join individual modules with consent of instructors.

This module may be repeated.

“Your work is precious. Your training is essential.” – Dr. Marita Schütz-Hartmann Psychiatrist and specialist in psycho-somatic medicine and psychotherapy

“I won’t ignore myself anymore but take my own needs more seriously.” – Handan Anapa – Project Manager at TEMA-Stiftung für den Naturschutz.

“This work has been an extraordinary experience for me, combining body awareness with crucial skills how to contribute my part for a more peaceful world. I truly feel empowered and more prepared for my personal uncertain future.” – Stella Braasch, Student at Alanus Hochschule, Alfter, in Fine Arts and Philosophy; Arts & Social Entrepreneurship.

Please contact us if you have any questions or would like to register for full training.