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Public Speaking: Finding Your Authentic Voice

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509 7th St NW 3rd Fl
At E St NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20004
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 20

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this public speaking class:

Everyone can master the art of public speaking and easily leverage the secrets the best speakers in the world use to elevate your public speaking performance, forget the fear, and learn to love the spotlight.

Public speaking is the most common #1 phobia in today's society, and at the same time, our abilities to strongly represent ourselves are becoming more and more of a priority. Whether we are job interviewing, pitching our startup, actively networking, or needing to lead a presentation in a boardroom, confidence, clarity, and communication skills are imperative for success.

In this welcoming and interactive class, you will bring the best out of yourself by learning proven methods that world renowned speakers utilize in order to develop an authentic speaking style, engage an audience, and leave a lasting impression.

Takeaways
  • Learn how voice, body, and emotions create your personal speaking style
  • Clarify your stress response and learn tactics for taking control of your nerves
  • Learn how the use of space can make you a powerful speaker
  • Identify the key elements of your personal, authentic speaking style and learn how to develop them further
Prereqs & Preparation
This workshop is designed for anyone interested in improving their public speaking.

What to bring to class: Just yourself and willingness to take part in group games and exercises.


Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

School Notes:
For students enrolling in 12 week part time and immersive classes, it is not recommended that you book more than one class simultaneously.

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If you can't make it to a class/workshop, please email us at [email protected] at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given after this timeframe.

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Public Speaking: Finding Your Authentic Voice
Reviewed by Kathleen P. on 10/9/2019
Excellent, practical information!
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Great session with interactive exercise and ideas
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