Here you will find information on Restorative Circles Practice Groups being held around the world. Practice Groups are a great way to deepen your understanding of RC facilitation, and often involve the use of Semi-Simulated Restorative Circles (or 'practice Circles').
Local Restorative Circle Practice Groups
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Ontario, Missisauga The meeting times and dates are decided by the participants at the end of every month, one month at a time. Contact: Cathy Veris cathyveris (at) aol . com
Ontario, Ottawa Meeting times vary, most often on Wednesday evenings 7pm - 9pm. Open to new members and guests with previous RC training. Contact: Pat Kerr patricia_kerr (at) yahoo . com or 613-874-2293
Ontario, Toronto Meets once per month, on a weekday evening from 6pm - 9pm Contact: torontorestorativecircles (at) yahoo . ca or Sam Czarny sczarny (at) sympatico . ca or 905-771-1100
Contact: Gina Cenciose gincen (at) sympatico . ca
French speaking group 'Codev-RC Montreal'.
Meets monthly for RC Lab.
Contact: Solange St-Pierre s.stpierre (at) videotron . ca
Eastern Canada Restorative Families Network
Gina Cenciose gincen (at) sympatico . ca
Shulamit shulamit.berlevtov (at) gmail . com
Valérie Lanctôt-Bédard vlanctotbedard (at) spiralis . ca
Meets every other Tuesday, 6pm - 8:30pm
Contact: Sande Levitz delightfire73 (at) gmail. com or call 520 404 5851
Meets weekly, Thursday, 7pm - 9pm
Contact: Gail Claspell gailczone-rc (at) yahoo . com
Meets weekly, Wednesday, 7pm - 9pm
Contact: Kristen Stubblefield kristu (at) comcast . net
Boulder Restorative Circles Practice Group
Contact: Ben Emery Email: benrestoring (at) gmail.com
Tel: 412 841 4620
Meets every second Monday
Contact: Mercedes Frace on 941-539-7603
Meets once a month, days and times flexible
Contact: Gaiea Goldberg gaieag (at) bellsouth . net 706 224 7816 or Aline Robolin alineyrobolin (at) yahoo . com
Meets the last Monday of the month at 7pm
Contact: Mikhail Lyubansky LyubanskyM (at) gmail . com
Meets every other Tuesday from 7pm - 8:30pm
Contact: Ann McKnight annmck (at) sbcglobal . net or 616 403 7303
Minnesota, Minneapolis/St. Paul
Meets bi-weekly, Tuesday, 7pm - 9pm
Contact: John Myser johnmyser (at) me . com
New York, Rochester
Meets forth Tuesday of every month.
Contact: Jude Lardner j_lardner (at) yahoo . com
Meets Mondays 1pm - 3pm; 1st and 3rd Thursdays 7pm - 9pm
Intended for people who have participated in local Introductions to RC and/or Facilitator Practice modules with Dominic Barter.
Contact: Amy Fischer Diener amy (at) nvcohio. org
Contact: Joanna Niemann joannawn (at) yahoo . com
Meets Monday or Wednesday afternoons, 1pm - 4pm
Contact: Sylvia Clute sylviaclute (at) gmail . com or call 804 231 6623
Washington, Seattle Meets second Thursday of each month, 7pm - 9pm at the Center for Spiritual Living. Contact: Andrea Brenneke Abrenneke (at) gmail . com
Washington, Vashon Island Meets second and forth Thursday of each month, 3:30pm - 5:30pm Contact: Barbara Larson barbaralarson (at) gmail . com
Contact: contact (at) madisoncircles . org
Contact: Gabriele Grunt gabriele.grunt (at) utanet . at or call 43 650 53 678 21
Participants live in different parts of Belgium and take turns hosting. Currently French speaking.
Contact: Alice Fabianek Alice.Fabianek (at) gmail . com
Meets one Sunday each month
Contact: Nathalie & Dieudonné Dard cercles.restauratifs.33 (at) gmail . com or call +33 (0)5 56 87 81 59
Contact: Jeanne Chapeau jeannechapeau (at) yahoo . fr
or call +33 (0)6 52 30 12 53
Meets on the third Saturday each month, 3pm - 6pm
Contact: Fabienne & Hinrich Lau info (at) kreisgespraeche . org
Meets on the first Wednesday each month, 7pm
Contact: Hannah Hartenberg hartenberg (at) gmx . de or call 040 7026217 / 0163 2010518
Meets every two months, Saturday or Sunday, from 10:30am - 16:30pm
Contact: Klaus Weyler k.weyler (at) coaching-hannover . de or call +49 5139 893923
Meets twice a month - one Wednesday afternoon and one Monday evening
Contact: Verena and Ronald Preiss g-u-s (at) gmx . de
Meets once a month on a Saturday from 2pm - 6pm
Contact: Sven Hartenstein mail (at) svenhartenstein . de
Meets on the third Sunday of each month
Contact: con-takt (at) gmx . de
Meets on Thursday evenings.
Contact: info (at) restorativecircles . nl
Bilthoven (near Utrecht) Meets on Tuesday evenings
Contact: info (at) restorativecircles . nl
Meets every 6 weeks
Contact: madhu (at) madhucoaching . nl
Contact: Ola Baginska kontakt (at) fundacjasr . org
Meets one Thursday per month (usually the 3rd Thursday)
Contact: Ronnie Hausheer tanguera (at) msn . com or call 4781 6110
Contact contact (at) restorativecircles . org for details
Meets monthly in Balmain, alternating Thursday and Sunday evenings, 6pm - 8pm.
Contact: Kate Raffin kate (at) kateraffin . com or call 61 2 9557 7986
Meets weekly, on Thursdays, between 4.30 and 6.30pm
Centre Field, Auroville
Open to those with prior RC experience.