Conflict Management Skills Training
with Ven. Tenzin Chogkyi

Tuesdays, Oct 11 & 18, 7–9pm EDT ONLINE

This training is intended for anyone interested in improving conflict resolution skills at work or at home, including business professionals, nonprofit staff, and aspiring mediators. You can look forward to an enjoyable training with lots of discussion and skills practice. Learn practical, powerful skills to:

  • Understand how we react to conflict
  • Prevent arguments from escalating
  • Listen without defensiveness
  • Express yourself effectively and without aggression
  • Find common ground and better solutions
  • Create positive, lasting change

This training is the prerequisite for the Conflict Resolution Center’s Community Mediation Training

Short Video

Ven. Tenzin Chogkyi introduces the Conflict Management Skills Training workshop:

Important Note

This is an online-only event that is administered using Zoom, as the center is currently closed due to COVID-19. Zoom is an interactive video-conferencing tool that allows participants to see one another and ask questions. You will need a computer, a tablet or a smartphone with the Zoom application to attend.

After registering, the system automatically sends a confirmation and/or a receipt email that contains the Zoom meeting link or other instructions. If you are using Zoom for the first time, please login a few minutes earlier to allow any necessary installations on your device.

If you don’t immediately receive the email(s) with the Zoom information, or you have questions about Zoom or accessing the class online, please contact us at [email protected].

Registration / Schedule

Suggested: $30 per session
Other offering options: free, $5, $15, $45

The suggested amount helps support teacher offerings and expenses, direct costs and rent. Shantideva member discounts or benefits will be applied automatically if you have a membership in MindBody. 

Shantideva Center may publish recorded sessions in the public domain (e.g., on YouTube). By registering for this event, you are agreeing to give your consent to this process. To protect your privacy, we recommend being conscious about any personal information you share during the sessions. To further enhance anonymity, you may want to consider turning off video or naming yourself using abbreviations.

Time zone: US Eastern Daylight Time (GMT/UTC-4)

For questions regarding registration, please email [email protected] for assistance.

Dana for the Teacher

Shantideva Center makes offerings to all of our teachers using the funds collected through registration. You can give additional support to the teacher and create a stronger karmic connection by offering dana. Please make sure to select the teacher’s name in the dropdown menu. Dana offered is passed entirely to the teacher, but please note that it is not tax-deductible.

About the Teacher

Venerable Tenzin ChogkyiVenerable Tenzin Chogkyi (she/her) is a Buddhist monastic, activist, and popular Buddhist retreat leader and teacher. She loves bridging the worlds of Buddhist thought, current events, and the latest research in the field of positive psychology. She is passionate about social justice, and has taught in prisons in the US, Colombia, Australia, and New Zealand. She is also a certified teacher of Compassion Cultivation Training and the Cultivating Emotional Balance program. She loves interfaith collaboration and is a volunteer for the Interfaith Speakers Bureau of the Islamic Networks Group in the greater San Francisco Bay Area. She is featured on a monthly radio show called “Reflections on Buddhism” on KSQD 90.7 in the Santa Cruz area. She also finds time to create her Unlocking True Happiness podcast which you can check out at where you will also find her current teaching schedule. She is currently based on traditional Awaswas Ohlone land, in what is now known as Santa Cruz, CA

For more information about Venerable Tenzin Chogkyi, please visit