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Jim & Jori Manske

CNVC Certified Trainers from Maui, Hawaii, USA

CNVC Certified Trainers from Maui, Hawaii, USA

For more than 43 years, Jim and Jori Manske have been partners both in life and work. As co-creators of peaceworks, they offer training, mediation, facilitation, organizational development, consulting and mentoring. They have been working with a variety of businesses, community groups, government, NGO's, private groups and individuals for decades. They are both Certified Trainers for the Center for Nonviolent Communication (cnvc.org) and have been leaders in offering NVC to the world.

They co-authored Pathways to Liberation: A Matrix of Self-Assessment along with two colleagues, a tool used globally by those seeking to become certified trainers. Jori and Jim enjoy supporting candidates as they journey toward certification, Jori as a mentor and Jim as an assessor. 

In 2021, Puddledancer Press published Jim's book, Pathways to Nonviolent Communication.

Currently living in Haiku on Maui, they offer several online trainings and support certification candidate pods weekly and monthly and enjoy contributing to the growing NVC communities in Asia and the Americas.

More information at pathwaystoliberation.com or call 1-505-344-1305.

Upcoming Live NVC Courses with Jim & Jori Manske

  • Meets on the fourth Saturday of most months
  • Experience a taste of living within an empathic community
  • Enjoy short yet powerful training / practice sessions 
  • Learn concrete skills and steps for practicing compassion and leadership


Latest NVC Library Resources with Jim & Jori Manske

In this practice group class, certified CNVC trainers Jim and Jori Manske are facilitating the exploration of the topic of Mourning using the three modes of NVC: self-empathy, honesty and empathic presence. You'll learn how to accept a loss, let yourself feel the sadness and all the emotions, and allow yourself to grieve.


Watch Jim and Jori Manske in this video as they share three key learnings about collaborating effectively.


This video with Jim and Jori Manske explores how to navigate polarizing conversations.


Create your own new personal practice using the Pathways to Liberation: Matrix of Self-Assessment and increase your capacity to access skills when you need them the most.


Jori and Jim Manske explore strengthening your empathy "muscle" for your own well being. Empathy can be a means to strengthen your own resilience, as well as being present for another person.