Enhance your impact and presence
Time: 11:00 - 17:00
Location: KS - Keeley Street
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Course Code: DVX069
Duration: 2 sessions
What is the course about?
Strong people skills are essential these days. You must be able to communicate, influence and impress both your colleagues and friends to enhance relationships and to make yourself heard. Discover how to enhance your vocal and physical impact and presence in many situations and become aware of habits that may hold you back.
What will we cover?
Analyse what makes people appear confident.
Body language and Posture.
Use of voice – Pace, Pause, Projection and Tone
Identify habits that might hold you back.
Learn an assertive model for tricky conversations and situations
Assert your views with increased confidence and make an impact on otthers
Build rapport and communicate with others.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
Use your voice and body more effectively.
Discover ways to relax and breath more effectively.
Impart information in such a way that people will really ‘hear’ what you say.
Identify and highlight your best qualities.
Make a stronger impact and appear more confident and relaxed in all areas of your life.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Please dress appropriately for relaxation and floor work exercises.
As part of the course content, your tutor may record your image for initial and ongoing assessment purposes. You are entitled to decline to participate in the recording of your image.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Bring a pen and paper- a small hand mirror may be useful.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Self Presentation for Business People; Presenting on the Spot; Clear Speech; Communicate with Confidence
Please refer to our
full sequence of voice and speech classes at City Lit (click here) as you consider which area you would like to study next.
Sally Knyvette has enjoyed many years of success in both TV and theatre. She was one of the original cast of cult programme Blake’s 7, and spent three years as a lead actress in Emmerdale. Sally is also a theatre director; her productions include work at Tricycle Theatre Kilburn and 503 Theatre. Sally directs and teaches both privately and at London Drama schools including RADA, GSA, BADA and City Lit. She also uses her performance experience, insights and skills to encourage musicians, business professionals, actors and young people to feel at ease whilst communicating clearly and effectively in any professional or public situation.
Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.