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Relational Culture 1: Bonding

  • The Watershed Center 33-44 Kaye Road Millerton, NY, 12546 United States (map)

This module explores the basic intentional practice of establishing a caring community to unveil and acknowledge our relational support systems in order to widen our experiential understanding of their influence in shaping the context and culture of our collaboration within our team.

We learn practices for bonding and empathic communication that allow us to feel whole and connected, and to foster a safe and trusting community in the midst of a complex and painful world. Through Resonance and Storytelling practice we learn to distribute the support of a caring community and a culture of connection for all, in order to counter the dominant culture of isolation and self-sufficiency.

This training will prepare participants to teach and facilitate basic Resonance and Storytelling practice as a first step to spread relational culture within social justice communities, and to come to embody stories of connection in our lives, our bodies and our relationships.


$585 ($300 Lodging and Food at the Watershed Center and $285 Tuition and Materials)

We highly recommend you attend this trainings in teams from your organization, community or movement. We give first priority to applications done in teams.

Deadline to apply was March 3rd

Financial Support: 

We want this training to be accessible to anyone who wants to attend, regardless of ability to pay. A limited number of partial scholarships are available for those with financial need. We prioritize volunteer organizers, low-income people, people of color and communities that experience other structural barriers to access for funding. If you’d like to apply for a scholarship, please apply to the training first, and then fill out this Scholarship Application

Learn more about the series…

Later Event: July 11
Relational Culture 2: Embodying