Saturday, March 12, 2016 from 10:30
AM to 5:30 PM (PST)
1080 23rd Avenue
Oakland, CA 94601
by Thomas Barbey
Come join us in Oakland as two top
teachers in the fields of sexuality, vulnerability, and self-acceptance weave
their diverse perspectives into a daylong intensive. Come and benefit from the
blending of their unique experiences, approaches, and insights regarding
skillful communication to get to your no without fear to uncover your yes,
releasing your armor and becoming more vulnerable to discover an inner strength
you did not know you have, and the ability to laugh in the face of your
If you could have anything, do
anything, what would you choose? What do you really want? What is keeping you
from having it? Is someone else better qualified? Better looking? More
financially stable? Do you have “problems”? What if every limit you have, every
chain that binds you, is only there because you believe it is? What if the
limits disappear, the chains dissolve? Your life is alive with an abundance of
possibilities, opportunities, and potential all you have to do is be willing to
Come join us for a unique day of
exploration around such topics as:
*How do we establish boundaries and
create safe space for ourselves to explore with others?
*Shifting paradigms from blame,
shame, guilt & judgement, to love, acceptance, understanding and presence.
*Factors that promote or inhibit
*The power of no and boundary
(understand why your “no” says more about you than your “yes”)
In this workshop you will learn,
play, and practice:
* To ask for what you want,
skillfully, without attachment to the response.
* To honor, respect, and be grateful
for the answer “no”, and still be hopeful for the answer “yes”.
* To be honest and vulnerable about
your wants and desires without shame, without deflection, without armor.
* To hold space for someone who has
not yet learned these skills.
* To own your fears, instead of them
* To be not afraid to be the one who
loves the most
* To learn to be even more vulnerable
when you want to isolate or close down.
* Release shame and haunting memories
* Modalities of communication: verbal