Mitch Miyagawa

Mitch Miyagawa (Gabriola Isl., Canada)

 CNVC Certified NVC Trainer, and Event Producer

I create and facilitate multi-day retreats, workshops, summer camps, and artistic events that incorporate NVC into life-changing experiences.

I’ve led NVC retreats at the 2017 New York NVC Intensive, the 2018 Texas IIT, and at the Haven, a world-renowned transformative learning center. I’ve worked in educational and business settings as a consultant and trainer.

Some of the themes in my transformative offerings and projects are:
* embodiment – moving and dancing with life’s energies
* nature – living in interconnection with the natural world
* art – creative paths to the soul
* pleasure – what we can learn from desire and play

I’m also a community arts practitioner and events designer/ producer/ host, through my business, Maji Events.

Maji Events focuses on workshops and festivals. My goal is social change through live events, and I’m currently exploring:
* Small-scale hybrid events, formats, and technologies that are adaptable to challenging physical restrictions
* More collaborative, equitable, and seasonal models and approaches for event production and organization.
* An artistic process that incorporates relationship with land, history, and my Shinto cultural heritage.
* An artistic identity – Maji Events – that serves as an organizational container.
* Creating highly collaborative artistic partnerships with other community artists
* Working intergenerationally – seeking wisdom from older people, serving and listening to younger people

In the past, I’ve been an award-winning writer and filmmaker. My essay, A Sorry State, was a personal journey through state-sanctioned historical racism in my family’s past, and the three apologies my family received. My film adaptation won the 2012 award for Best Documentary from the Writers Guild of Canada.

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