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The Connection Practice gets to the heart of the problem

- the unhealed pain in parents -
and efficiently helps them overcome their greatest challenges. As parents pass the Connection Practice on to their children, generational pain turns into generational peace.
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Why ACEs 

Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are the #1 unaddressed public health in the world today and Rasur Foundation International is dedicated to the prevention of ACEs.
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Learn the Connection Practice at a beautiful retreat center in Hawaii

Connection Practice Foundations Course (Parts 1, 2, and 3)

November 1st - November 6th

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Want to bring the Connection Practice to your school or district?

To truly combat ACEs, we need to integrate the Connection Practice not only in our homes, but in our schools as well. Make this practice as important as reading, writing, and math and help the most at-risk students with this scientifically-based practice.
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Kesley Visser, Connection Practice Trainer, speaks about the Connection Practice in schools.

The Nonprofit Behind the Connection Practice

Rasur Foundation International is celebrating its 10th anniversary of spreading the Connection Practice.
As this nonprofit begins a new decade, it holds a vision of parents consistently creating authentic harmony in every home through the Connection Practice. But we can’t do it alone. Learn more about how you can help turn generational pain into generational peace by becoming a Connection Practice Member.
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Who We Work With

Personal Development

Individuals who feel lost and discouraged or who seek to improve their relationships often find self-improvement methods are too complex to use during challenging moments. The simplicity of the Connection Practice makes it possible to achieve emotional balance during stressful times. With this skill, we can access our highest brain function, open our intuition and create the life we desire.
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Education

We’ve all heard about bullying, shootings, suicide, and addiction in our schools. Professionals reduce this loss of human potential by offering the Connection Practice, which increases students’ social-emotional intelligence. Documentation of 50,000 children who have learned it is an underestimate as teachers continue to offer it to new students.
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Business

In business, relationship conflicts carry enormous costs, including lack of teamwork, inefficiency and lost profit. The Connection Practice offers a skill that reduces conflict and provides a clear roadmap through disagreements to harmonious solutions. It inspires innovative thinking and creativity. Courses are customized to the needs of individual businesses and nonprofits.
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Faith-Based Groups

Faith-based communities struggle with painful conflicts that can lead to fractured relationships and loss in membership. The Connection Practice teaches members how to establish a deep sense of emotional safety in their spiritual community. The practice espouses no religious beliefs; it enriches the social-emotional environment while building peace and harmony.
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“Combining empathy and insight, as Johnson has shown, is a valid and proven way to improve human relations.” 
~ President Oscar Arias (Nobel Peace Prize Laureate)
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Award-Winning Practice:

  • Ashoka Changemakers Innovation Award - Chosen from 79 projects in 32 countries
  • Nautilus Book Award in Psychology

Scientifically-Based:

Three studies validate the elements of the Connection Practice

Endorsed By:

  • Oscar Arias, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and Former President of Costa Rica
  • United Nations University for Peace – Rita Marie Johnson taught the Connection Practice as a graduate course for credit
  • Testimonials from Connection Practice graduates
Nautilus Award-Winning Book from FROM OUR FOUNDER,
RITA MARIE JOHNSON

Completely Connected

Uniting Our Empathy and Insight for Extraordinary Results
In this book, Rita Marie Johnson shares the Connection Practice, and it's impact. Read about this unique method for connecting with ourselves and others that is supported by scientific research and testimony from people around the world.

empathy + insight = connection

Ways to Learn the Connection Practice or Become a Trainer

The Connection Practice envisions a world where generational pain is transformed into generational peace.

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