Josh Mann, who will help guide this group, first started meditating with the Zen Community of Oregon in 2006. He has spent a total of eight months in residence at Great Vow Zen Monastery and has participated in several sesshin. Josh also lived at Trillium House for a year-and-a-half (2013-2015) and was active at Heart of Wisdom Zen Temple. He started studying Nonviolent Communication in 2005 and has been leading practice groups in Eugene, Oregon since 2017. Additionally, Josh has a Master’s degree in Postsecondary, Adult, and Continuing Education from Portland State University.
Events with Josh Mann
September 20, 2021
The group will follow a 12-week curriculum that combines Marshall Rosenberg’s Nonviolent Communication framework, mindfulness and meditation practices, and teachings from Buddhism and other spiritual traditions. The purpose of the group is to help participants develop greater compassion for themselves and others. This includes developing greater acceptance and understanding of our basic human needs, values, and motivations and strengthening our ability to communicate about them with others. It also includes further developing our ability to listen to others with empathy and presence. Monday, September 20th is a required free information meeting for anyone considering participation in the group. The actual…