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Council Trainings

Council is an ancient practice and contemporary forum for communication, collective wisdom and deep listening. The Introduction to Council workshops explore the basic forms and pedagogy of Council practice. Participants develop fluency with and capacity to practice and facilitate Council circles and to bring Council into their personal lives, communities and professions. This workshop offers the opportunity to explore the history, fundamentals and flexibility of Council circles, along with the nuances of the basic elements, intentions and ways to initiate a personal Council practice. 


Introduction to Council

This immersive two-day workshop offers an introduction to and grounding in Council practice, guided by two experienced trainers.


  • Program:  Council Training 1: Introduction to the Way of Council
  • Times:  Saturday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sunday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Location:  Santa Barbara, CA
  • Trainers:  TBA

Other Details:
Lodging and meals are not included. It is strongly recommended that you bring a lunch each day.