Conscience

Conscience is an inward knowledge of right and wrong with a compulsion to do what is right, a liberty experienced when living in accord with what is right and true.

Discernment

Discernment is the ability to perceive the true nature of things which requires small groups and communities committed to supporting one another in exchanging feedback.

Explorations

For leaders to learn skills to take back to their homes, communities and groups, who love life, act on conscience and create culture.

Transforming Power Workshop
Transforming Power Workshop

An experiential workshop to build community and practice social skills necessary for the nonviolent use of power. This workshop is the foundation for all other workshops.

Trauma Resiliency Workshop
Trauma Resiliency Workshop

Practice both cooperative and individual tools and activities to discharge and reprocess emotional pain and distress to face social realities fully and honestly while staying well.

Discernment Workshop
Discernment Workshop

Learn to listen to and act on conscience, accurately perceive the nature of things, base one's decision making on discernment and exchange feedback with others.

Conscience Studio Workshop
Conscience Studio Workshop

Write statements of conscience, experiment with discernment of conscience in daily life and explore creating outward forms to reflect inward knowledge.

Conscience Studio Class
Conscience Studio Class

Exchange feedback on listening to conscience, experimenting with discernment in daily life, creating outward forms to reflect inward knowledge and creating culture together.

Centering & Alignment Class
Centering & Alignment Class

Practice relaxation, posture, breathing, and coordinated body movement for people of all ages and physical conditions, aging, sports, labor, disability or chronic pain.

Friends Peace Teams to Asia West Pacific
Friends Peace Teams to Asia West Pacific

Build friendships in Aceh, Sumatra, Java and Nepal among people committed to living peacefully by a set of agreements across a diversity of ages, cultures, religions and backgrounds.

Writing Residency
Writing Residency

Join Nadine Hoover to write and publish works by people of conscience to create communities and cultures of conscience.

Studio Residency
Studio Residency

Join Nadine Hoover to create outward expressions of conscience distributed online through Courageous Gifts and a traveling exhibition: Liberty of Conscience.

Nadine Hoover

Nadine Hoover, PhD, founder of Conscience Studio, is a Quaker, educator, counselor, nonviolence trainer, massage therapist & Karate instructor with a doctorate in International Development.

She's a person of conscience, experimenting with conscience and life's transforming power in every moment.

Calendar

Workshops

Community Basic: Aug 30 - Sept 1

Trauma Prevention: Sept 27 - 29

Discernment: Oct 25 - 27

Conscience Studio: Nov 8 - 10

Fri 5:30-9:00p; Sat 8:30a-9:00p; optional Sun 8:00a-1:00p

$125-$625 sliding scale/weekend (low-income $90/weekend)

At 90 W University St., Alfred, NY 14802 USA

Classes

Centering & Alignment: Sept 4 - Nov 20, 5:15-6:15 Wed

Peer Co-Counseling: Sept 5 - Nov 21, 7:30-9:30p Thurs

Conscience Studio: Sept 1 - Nov 17, 4:00-7:00p Sun

At 90 W University St., Alfred, NY 14802 USA

$110 per 11-week class; off on October 13 - 17, 2013

Friends Peace Teams

Peace Team to Indonesia: June 5 - July 4 2013

Peace Team to Indonesia: Dec 31 - Jan 21 - Feb 28

(First 3 weeks designed for college team members)

Other Peace Team Trips in Asia West Pacific and custom schedules are available on request.

Costs: travel, $5/day living expenses, $200 activities fee, pledge to raise $500 to sustain the activities by speaking about the trip.

Residencies

Writing Residency: Jul - Dec 2013 Alfred, NY, USA

Studio Residency: Jul - Dec 2013 Alfred, NY, USA

To register email your name, contact information and activity of interest to ConscienceStudio@gmail.com.