Living Peace Institute empowers individuals and organizations to have difficult conversations and helps people to transform, restore, and re-structure their relationships. Whether its a relationship with a significant other, among family members, or within an organization, we can enable everyone to communicate with each other with clarity, strength, and ease. Living Peace Institute offers coaching to individuals going through conflict, enabling them to cope and respond. We also consult with companies, boards, and organizations on developing effective conflict resolution policies; on building better teams; and on having strategic, transformative dialogues.
Check out this TEDx talk by Living Peace Institute’s co-founder, Henry Yampolsky. In this talk Henry discusses what he learned about conflict, connection, and dialogue by crossing the Himalayas on a motorcycle.
Testimonials and Endorsements
Henry Yampolsky has pioneered a pathway to conflict resolution that is based upon turning one's gaze within and doing the necessary inner work to resolve all conflict. The Dis-Solving Conflict from Within process is nothing short of genius. It is clear, simple, and accessible way to follow. I strongly recommend Henry's work to anyone dealing with conflict.Tommy RosenBest Selling Author Recovery 2.0
The Dis-Solving Conflict from Within process gives you the tools to move through conflict on an energetic level. Subtle in it's application but powerful in it's impact the letting go generated has ripple effects that make a great contribution to resolutionStewart Levine, EsqResolutionary and Author of Getting to Resolution and The Book of Agreement
It is my highest wish that everyone on the planet could take Henry’s training. I am convinced that when one understands that the first step in managing conflict is going ‘within,’ we could create world peace. Truly, Henry’s approach is innovative and turns current paradigms of conflict upside down. The content is invaluable in one’s relationship to Self, significant other and work life. I look forward to honing my skills.Christine E. Kiesinger, Ph.D.Professor, Coach, Wellness Educator
Purposeful, authentic and intentional strategies for real-world practitioners.Dr. Gerry Fitzpatrick-DoriaEducational Leader, Author, Academic
Henry is a fantastic teacher on the subject of conflict resolution. His extensive expertise combined with heartfelt, compassionate style make for not only very unique training material but also for a truly unique trainer. His knowledge of dispute resolution and mediation techniques, as well as mindfulness and self-awareness, shine through his eclectic approach to conflict resolution training. I highly recommend Henry as a teacher and facilitator of peace building efforts.Jeremy PollackFounder, Pollack Peacebuilding. Anthropologist. Fellow at Stanford University
Henry is a gifted teacher – wise, humble, humorous and engaging. He uses mindfulness and yoga to approach conflict in a way that is fresh and empowering. I can highly recommend Henry’s workshop and his broader conflict resolution expertise.Kirraley Bowles LLMInternational Human Rights Lawyer, Diplomat
I am writing to let you know of the marvelous shift that has occurred since participating in your workshop. I have had so many opportunities to practice dis-solving conflict and living with a peaceful and open heart. I have found my ‘sacred pause’ that seemed to have been missing. I feel a sense of space within from which I can pause, breath, reflect and let go. It is glorious and I’m so grateful.Julie Carmalt Ph.D.Academic
Henry’s mindfulness approach to conflict resolution is a game-changer! His passion and dedication for nonviolent techniques allow the peace process to begin from within….and that changes everything.Cyndee Rae LutzAuthor, Corporate Trainer, Yoga Teacher
I was going through a lot of turmoil, especially at work. Just one session with Henry made me feel so much at peace with myself and helped me to melt away my inner conflict. I still use the technique I learned from Henry every time I find myself again in a rut.Herky Feroz, MBA
Henry created a safe and respectful space for a difficult conversation among multiple parties. He is a master at letting people know they have been heard. He also introduced processes, like the decision-making spectrum, which gave the participants a useful tool to learn and apply in the moment.Sr. Madeleine MundayProvince Leader, Sisters of Good Shepherd
The multi-party mediation process was thorough and allowed each party to openly express themselves, respond, understand, and learn from each other.Kate McConnellGood Shepherd Mediation Program