The Art and Power of Communication

Take Your Marriage to New Heights: Elevate your relationship to new levels of connection, intimacy, and fulfillment.

A marriage masterclass presented by Rabbi Pinney and Helana Herman

Revitalize Your Marriage:
Rediscover Connection and Fulfillment

- Do you ever feel like your spouse isn’t romantic enough? -  that’s exactly how I felt (Helana)
 -Do you ever feel like your spouse criticizes you too much? - that’s exactly how I felt (Pinney)
-Are you committed to each other, but sometimes feel distant and disconnected?
-Are you yearning for the marriage you always dreamt of?
-Do certain aspects of your marriage leave you frustrated?
-Does communication sometimes lead to trouble?
-Are you seeking a better way to resolve conflicts?

If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, you're not alone. Many couples face similar challenges in their relationships. But the good news is, there is hope for a more fulfilling and harmonious marriage. Introducing our transformative marriage masterclass, The Art and Power of Connection, designed to revitalize your marriage, reignite your connection, and overcome obstacles that stand in your way.

Whether you're dealing with distance, unmet expectations, or communication breakdowns, we're here to guide you toward a happier and healthier relationship. Discover a new path to resolving conflicts and nurturing deeper understanding. Say goodbye to frustration and hello to effective communication techniques that foster empathy and connection.

Together, we'll explore practical strategies to help you create the marriage of your dreams. It's time to invest in your relationship and rediscover the love and fulfillment you both deserve. Join us on this journey toward a revitalized and extraordinary marriage.

Join Us and You Will…

- Learn how to recreate the joy and excitement that brought you together in the first place.
- Develop ways of mastering the art of listening …. really listening.
- Say goodbye to frustration and hello to connection.
- Discover a path to spiritual and emotional healing based on Chassidus.
- Experience a deep level of genuine empathy and connection with your spouse. 

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What This Course Covers

Create Your Relationship Vision Together

Embark on a transformative journey to envision the marriage of your dreams, ensuring a clear path to your desired destination.

Master Compassionate Communication

Acquire practical and essential skills for compassionate communication, fostering a safe and understanding environment where couples feel truly heard. Some couples report that they finally felt heard and understood for the very first time.

Uncover Love and Conflict Dynamics

Gain insight into the dynamics of love and conflict, identifying your typical conflict responses and uncovering the source of discord to facilitate spiritual growth and healing in your relationship.

Ignite Your Marriage with Neuroscience

Learn about groundbreaking neuroscience discoveries that enable you to infuse care and fun into your marriage, emphasizing their vital role in maintaining a healthy and thriving relationship.

Empower Your Relationship through Mutual Fulfillment

Master the art of giving and receiving in your relationship, effectively meeting each other's profound needs and fostering a deeper connection.

Improve Connection through Communication

Unlock a new level of connection through revolutionary methods of talking, listening, and understanding, expanding the possibilities of your relationship beyond what you thought was possible.

This Course Includes

When you enroll in our course, you'll gain access to a comprehensive set of resources designed to help you enhance your relationship and build a stronger marriage.

Here is what you can expect to receive:

- Four Live Sessions: Join us for four engaging and interactive live sessions led by Pinney and Helena Herman. These sessions are designed to provide you with valuable insights, practical tools, and effective strategies to transform your relationship.

- Recordings: All sessions will be recorded, allowing you access to revisit the content at your convenience, and review key concepts whenever you need a refresher.

- Two Workbooks ($50 value): As part of the course, you will receive two comprehensive workbooks (one for each of you). These workbooks serve as invaluable resources, guiding you through exercises, reflection prompts, and practical activities. They provide a structured framework for applying the course principles to your own relationship.

This Course is Right For You If:

If you resonate with any of the following, our course is designed with you in mind: 

- You want to strengthen your marriage:  You have the desire to enhance the quality of your relationship and are committed to investing time and effort into making it thrive. You believe in the potential for growth and are eager to learn and implement new strategies.

- You are open to personal growth: You recognize that personal growth is a lifelong journey and are willing to explore your own patterns, beliefs, and behaviors that may be impacting your relationship. You understand that change starts from within and are eager to develop a deeper understanding of yourself and your spouse.

- You value effective communication: You understand the importance of communication in a healthy marriage and are motivated to improve your communication skills. You want to learn practical techniques to express yourself authentically, actively listen, and resolve conflicts constructively.

- You seek a deeper connection: You long for a more profound emotional and intimate connection with your spouse. You are ready to explore ways to nurture and strengthen the bond between you, creating a foundation of love, trust, and mutual support.

- You are committed to personal and relationship growth: You are dedicated to personal and relationship development, recognizing that growth requires effort and consistent practice. You are willing to invest time and energy into the course materials, exercises, and discussions, knowing that they will contribute to long-term transformation.

This Might Not Be a Good Fit for You If:
Our course may not be the right fit for everyone. Consider the following factors:
- Contemplating divorce: If you are currently contemplating divorce or have already made a firm decision to end your marriage, our course may not provide the specific support needed during this challenging time. We recommend seeking the guidance of a marriage therapist or counselor who can address your unique circumstances.

- Unwillingness to do the work: Our course is designed to be interactive and requires active participation. If you are not willing to engage in self-reflection, practice new skills, and invest time and effort into the course materials, you may not benefit fully from the program. We want to ensure that our course aligns with your needs and expectations.

If you have any specific concerns or questions about the suitability of the course for your situation, please reach out to us. We are here to provide guidance and help you make an informed decision about your participation. 

Rekindle the joy and excitement that originally brought you together while fostering genuine empathy and profound connection. Build a lasting foundation of deep love and understanding.

About your Presenters

Meet Rabbi Pinney and Helana Herman

Our Story: Turning Marital Disagreement into Healing.  In 1999, we made a pivotal decision to take our relationship to the next level by enrolling in the dynamic IMAGO program. Little did we know that this choice would forever transform our relationship.

IMAGO gave us an extraordinary gift—the ability to navigate conflicts and use them as stepping stones for growth. Through IMAGO's powerful tools, we discovered how to truly listen to each other, opening up new avenues of understanding.

As we practiced and honed these skills, we witnessed the walls between us crumble. The profound benefits of IMAGO's approach to communication and connection became our reality.

Inspired by our own journey, we became certified IMAGO Educators in 2010. Since then, we have had the privilege of sharing these transformative methods with countless couples seeking to deepen their connection and fortify their marriages.

Our passion for helping couples transform marital disagreement into healing has only grown over the years. We are dedicated to guiding others on the path where conflicts become catalysts for growth and love.

Join us on this incredible journey as we empower you to turn your own marital disagreements into moments of healing, growth, and lasting love. Together, let's create the relationship you've always dreamed of.

Helana Herman: Life Coach, Retreat Leader, and Relationship Specialist

Helana Herman is a multi-talented professional, dedicated wife, nurturing mother, and experienced teacher. She graduated from Coach Univeristy as a Life Coach and has a deep passion for empowering women and couples to improve their lives and relationships. With a unique blend of expertise in Jewish philosophy, Helana brings a distinct flavor to her coaching sessions and women's retreats, fostering personal growth and transformation.

In her pursuit of holistic healing, Helana is also a certified Somatic Healing Practitioner. Drawing upon various tools and techniques, she assists individuals in releasing stress, anxiety, and trauma from the body, promoting a state of emotional well-being and resilience.

Helana, alongside her husband, Rabbi Pinney Herman, serves as a certified Imago Educator. Together, they conduct highly regarded couples' workshops rooted in the principles of Imago Relationship Therapy. This transformative approach helps couples view conflict as an opportunity for connection and equips them with compassionate communication skills that lay a strong foundation for lasting harmony in relationships.

For 30 years, Helana and Rabbi Pinney Herman were shluchim in Raleigh, NC, actively engaging with and supporting their community. Now, they live in Hollywood, FL and they bring their wealth of knowledge and experience to empower individuals and couples on their journey toward deeper connection and fulfillment.

Join Helana and Rabbi Pinney Herman as they guide you towards a more enriched and thriving relationship, offering valuable insights and practical tools for lasting happiness.

Rabbi Pinney Herman: Your Guide to Authentic Connection

Rabbi Pinney (Pinchas) Herman, a dedicated spiritual leader and relationship expert, brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to help couples and individuals thrive in their relationships. Rabbi Herman's diverse background uniquely equips him to support your journey.

Ordained by Yeshivas Tomchei Tmimim and holding a bachelor's degree in Rabbinic Studies from the Rabbinical College of America, Rabbi Herman combines his rich spiritual foundation with a Master's Degree in Counseling from North Carolina State University. This dynamic blend of expertise allows him to provide valuable insights and guidance rooted in both Jewish wisdom and modern therapeutic approaches.

Rabbi Herman, alongside his wife Helana, holds the distinction of being among the first certified Imago Educators. This certification underscores their deep commitment to understanding and enhancing the dynamics of intimate relationships. Together, they bring a compassionate and insightful approach to helping couples forge stronger connections and experience lasting fulfillment.

For over three decades, Rabbi Herman served as the spiritual leader of Congregation Sha'arei Israel and director of Chabad activities in Raleigh, NC. During his tenure, he spearheaded a wide range of educational Jewish programs catering to individuals of all ages, fostering a vibrant and engaged community.

With Rabbi Pinney Herman as your trusted guide, you can embark on a transformative journey toward authentic connection, unlocking the potential for deep and meaningful relationships. Join us as we explore the boundless possibilities together.

Whether your relationship is new or old, functioning or fabulous, discover the Imago tools to nourish, protect, and strengthen your marriage.

What People Are Saying

“I feel like my wife has really heard me, perhaps for the very first time in ten years of marriage. We learned how to understand each other and listen deeply without becoming defensive”.

“I think the most valuable part of working with Helana and Pinney is the safe space they create. We felt like we were in a totally non-judgemental environment”.

“I would recommend this program in a heartbeat to couples who feel like they have a few issues and to those who need a lot of help. This program really works!”

"You guys together are going to change the world one couple at a time. Hashem has blessed you with so many gifts. The tools you teach provide a shift that’s really G-dly."

“Helana and Pinney, you shared such amazing insights and wisdom with humor and vulnerability. I loved every second! Thanks for making us laugh 😆” 

After your class, I was able to approach my husband very differently this morning and we’ve been having a great week BH”

Frequently Asked Questions

What can I expect from this marriage masterclass?

The marriage masterclass is a highly educational experience that goes beyond quick fixes. It provides you with a deep understanding of the dynamics within your relationship, a roadmap for your journey, and practical tools to achieve a profound and lasting connection. The course is designed to be practical and applicable to all aspects of your daily life, not just your relationship with your spouse.

Who is this marriage masterclass designed for?

The Art and Power of Communication masterclass is designed for couples who already have a decent or good marriage and are seeking to elevate their relationship to the next level. This course is also ideal for couples who are experiencing challenges with conflict resolution and finding ways to reconnect. It offers practical techniques and guidance to help navigate conflicts, address frustrations, and rebuild a stronger foundation of trust and intimacy. You will learn valuable insights, tools, and strategies to enhance communication, deepen connection, and foster greater understanding.

How are the sessions structured?

Rather than passively absorbing lecture materials, the sessions are designed to actively engage participants in a deeper understanding of themselves and their spouse. Throughout the course, you will have opportunities to explore your relationship dreams, wishes, needs, and frustrations. You will be provided with a structured format that facilitates open and compassionate communication with your spouse, encouraging understanding rather than defensiveness and blame.

If you have any further questions about the format or structure of the class, please feel free to reach out to us. We are here to provide you with a meaningful and transformative learning experience for your relationship.

Is there any prerequisite knowledge or experience required?

No prior knowledge or experience is required to attend the Imago masterclass. The course is designed to be accessible and beneficial for couples at various stages of their relationship. Whether you are new to personal growth work or have previous experience, the course offers valuable insights and practical tools to enhance your relationship. It would be helpful if you get a copy of the book, “Making Marriage Simple” By Dr. Harville Hendrix and Helen LaKelly Hunt. It will add to your understanding and support the learning.

Is this online course group therapy?

No, this course is not group therapy. It is designed to be an educational and transformative experience for you and your spouse. While there may be other couples participating in the course, the majority of the workshop will focus on you and your spouse practicing the skills you learn privately.

Will we have to speak in front of the group?

No, your privacy is important to us. We understand that speaking in front of a group can be intimidating for some individuals. In our course, you are not required to speak in front of the group if you do not feel comfortable doing so. While couples are invited to participate and contribute to building a supportive group atmosphere, we respect that each person has their own boundaries and comfort levels.

While this course places a strong emphasis on couples sharing with each other and strengthening their connection, you will not be pressured or required to share with the larger group unless you choose to do so.

I am concerned about sharing personal information. What measures are in place to ensure confidentiality?

We understand the importance of confidentiality when it comes to personal information shared during the course. Safeguarding your privacy and creating a safe space are our top priorities. Here are the steps we take to ensure confidentiality:

- Confidentiality Agreement: All participants are required to sign a confidentiality agreement at the beginning of the course. This agreement sets the expectation that any personal information shared within the course remains confidential.

- Professional Facilitators: Our course is led by experienced and trained facilitators who prioritize confidentiality. We are committed to creating a safe and non-judgmental environment where participants can freely express themselves.

- Your Privacy, Your Choice: You have control over how much personal information you choose to share during the course. It is always encouraged to be open and honest, but you can decide the level of detail you feel comfortable disclosing. By respecting the confidentiality of others, you also contribute to maintaining a secure and supportive environment.

We are committed to providing a confidential and supportive environment throughout the course. If you have any specific concerns or questions regarding confidentiality, please feel free to reach out to us. We are here to address your concerns and ensure your comfort and privacy during the program.

Can I attend the masterclass without my spouse?

The Imago masterclass is specifically designed for couples to attend together. The interactive nature of the course allows spouses to engage in joint exercises and discussions to strengthen their relationship. While it's preferable for both husband and wife to participate, we understand that circumstances may vary. Please reach out to us directly to discuss individual participation options.

What happens if I have to miss a class?

We understand that life can sometimes interfere with your schedule. If you are unable to attend a class, don't worry! The class will be recorded and made available to all participants after the class session. The recording will include the main content of the class session. However, please note that the Q&A section of the class will not be included in the recording. This is to ensure confidentiality for all participants. We encourage you to listen to the class recording before the next class. This will allow you to catch up on the material covered, work on the exercises, and stay on track with the class progression.

While you won't be able to participate in the live Q&A section if you miss a class, you can reach out to us with any questions or concerns via email. We are here to support you and provide guidance throughout the course.