A new culture of connection with an experience customized for you


A Workshop With You in Mind

At Virtues Matter, we offer specialized workshops to meet the needs of teams and organizations across multiple sectors. Our workshops and retreats  create a culture of uplift in:

  • Your Personal Life
  • Education
  • Leadership
  • The Workplace
  • Healthcare
  • Families
  • Facilitation & Coaching

We are committed to creating highly interactive learning experiences that are results-oriented best practices and tailored to the needs of each team.

Workshops and retreats may be delivered:

  • Face-to-face
  • Online including webinars and conference calls
  • Training videos, podcasts, blogs, interactive online forums, website, resource portals (Padlet)
  • Hybrid 
To bring the power of Virtues into your life or organization, let us know which of the workshops below best serve your needs!
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Virtues experiences in action across the world!

Virtues for Everyone

Speak the Language of Virtues


Language shapes character.  The way we speak and the words we use have great power to inspire or discourage.  The Language of Virtues empowers us to act on the best within us, and bring out the best in others. 

In this workshop, you will learn how to use language to build trust and increase hope, engagement, and wellbeing in your family, school, workplace, and life beyond.

A Pace of Grace

Virtues for a Sustainable Life

How are you, really? Have the demands of life exceeded your energy? Are you needing some time and tools to reconnect with yourself and rejuvenate your spirit?

We will provide strategies to help you get a sense of peace and serenity to let go of the “FOG” of fatigue, overwhelm and guilt to reclaim your power to thrive.


The Heart of Education

Bringing Joy, Meaning & Purpose to Teaching & Learning

Are you an educator  looking for ways to create more peace, belonging and
wellbeing for you and your students? Do you want tools and strategies that you can use immediately and feel the positive impact?

By participating in this highly engaging and uplifting workshop you will leave with practical tools, strategies and a variety of resources for creating more engaging, caring & high performing learning communities.

Restoring the Restorative Educator

Healing-Centered Engagement for Staff & Student Wellbeing

Educators: how is your wellbeing? Would you like a space to replenish your spirit, while developing tools for your students to connect to theirs?

By circling up with other educators you will experience strategies for rejuvenation and restoration designed to reduce the challenges of compassion fatigue, burnout, and moral injury. You will leave the workshop with practical tools and resources you can use immediately for your wellbeing and the wellbeing of your students, as well as a renewed sense of joy and optimism!

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The Heart of Leadership

Bringing Joy, Meaning & Purpose to the Workplace & Community 

Many of today's graduates are keenly idealistic. It isn't enough for them to make a living -- they want to make a difference. Organizations that offer social responsibility, transparency, and a joyful, unified work environment are the ones that can attract and keep them.

Through this highly interactive and intensive workshop, based on the 5 Strategies of The Virtues Project, you will develop skills to integrate character into corporate culture, and attract and retain a motivated workforce with a natural desire to do well and good.


The Heart of Medicine

Bringing Joy, Meaning & Purpose to Healthcare


During the coronavirus pandemic, health care organizations worldwide face unprecedented, high- paced change. Leaders strive to address sources of staff anxiety, safety and support wellbeing and joy in work for the benefit of both staff and patient care. 

This workshop includes actionable practices that health care professionals can quickly implement during the coronavirus response, and which can build the longer-term foundation to sustain joy in work and overall well-being for the healthcare workforce. 


The Heart of Families

Bringing Joy, Meaning & Purpose to Parenting

Would you like to teach your children to do the right thing, even when no one is looking? Would you like your family members to communicate respectfully and grow together? Do you struggle with setting clear boundaries and forming virtuous, educative consequences?


Through a highly interactive and transformational experience, learn 5 life-­ÔÇÉchanging strategies from The Virtues Project that will empower you to raise responsible, respectful and compassionate children and enable everyone in your family to live more authentic, joyful and meaningful lives.

Facilitation & Coaching

The Virtues Project Facilitator Training

Do you want to help build communities and organizations of caring and character? At the Facilitator Training, you will receive in-depth training in the strategies as a means to support families, schools, and organizations in living by their highest values. After completing Facilitator Training, participants are certified Virtues Project Facilitators. 

"I am impressed and inspired!"

Wow. Just wow! That was so well done! Rich content, engaging activities... and safe and well-handled. And the energizers... comics, music, and dance that was done with such excellence! I aspire to do such a job! Thank you!


"I learn to listen with new ears."

I've always left a Virtues workshop feeling more hopeful about the world and enlightened about my part in making it better-one heart at a time. Dara and Dave are shining examples of purposeful, encouraging communicators.

"Virtues Circles have become a frame to hold me and my life."

It is through the virtual Virtues Sharing Circles that I have felt more seen, heard, understood and respected. The practice of using the Language of the Virtues in this intentional way changes everything