Category Archives: ZEGG Forum

Update on the Art of Being Human Workshops

As ya’ll know, COVID-19 has disrupted business as usual – especially when it relates to humans being in contact with each other. That being said, the Art of Being Human team has been  working on getting these workshops up and … Continue reading

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ZEGG-Forum in the USA

The popularity of “ZEGG-Forum” has exploded in the U.S. in recent years. Part of this is due to the variety of teachers who’ve recently cropped up, and part is due also to major modifications in the process/intention of the Forum. … Continue reading

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Using Applied Theater in ZEGG Forums

What many ZEGG-Forum practitioners may not know is that the toolbox a facilitator can use is as broad as the facilitator’s skills and interests. I often use techniques I’ve learned from Naka Ima, NVC (Non-Violent Communication), Getting Real, and believe … Continue reading

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The Game of Power

The Game of Power (GoP) is a theater game found in Augusto Boal’s book Games For Actors and Non-Actors and can be used to great effect when engaging in conversations about the nature of power in our society and how … Continue reading

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The Importance of Place

Recently I led my third Forum at an intentional community, one in which a few of the members had experienced event-style Forum, but most had not had any exposure to the process. It also happened to be the first group … Continue reading

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Back Out Into the World

Spring is nearly here, and while the East Coast swirls in storm after storm, we here on the Left Coast have been ensconced in balmy weather better fit for March or April. Here in the cradle of the Olympics, water … Continue reading

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The Direction of “ZEGG” Forum in the U.S.

There seems to be a lot of buzz about “ZEGG” Forum in the U.S. these days.  Different teachers of it are popping up everywhere (some even offering certificates!) and even more people are clamoring to get “trained,” etc.   Of course, … Continue reading

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6 Key Forum Facilitator Mistakes

NFNC’s Summer Camp West in Southern Oregon is the longest running New Culture Summer Camp in the United States.  Inspired by a talking tour of members of ZEGG in 1995, SCW has been the primary influence of the “New Culture” … Continue reading

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Report Back from the San Diego Forumscourse 2012

So it’s been a little over a week since the San Diego Forumscourse completed.  We had 9 Facilitator track graduates and 10 Flex track participants, including a 10-yr-old boy.  The course itself took place at Pu’uhonua, Sher and Touch’s lovely … Continue reading

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