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Storytelling as a tool for confidence and personal presence

Start 2015 with an invigorationg new challenge – check out a unique masterclass in storytelling as a tool for confidence, personal presence and leadership that is taking place on Sat 31 Jan 2015 in Central London, facilitated by Yang-May Ooi and Beverley Glick. 

I’m really excited about this new masterclass where I will be sharing my storytelling as well as performance secrets with individuals who want to learn the skills of powerful storytelling as well as build their confidence and presence in their life and work. I’m really honoured to be working with my pal and fellow Story Party host Beverley Glick in this workshop as she will be bringing her story archaeologist wisdom and journalist’s background to spice up the day’s learning.

Here’s the blurb:

Own Your Story, Own The Room is a one-day workshop that challenges you to show up in 2015 as your most courageous and magnificent self through the power of live storytelling. This unique masterclass in personal narrative will give you the tools for confidence, personal presence and leadership in a small group setting.

As this is a pilot programme, we are charging a special introductory price of £99 (full price £149).

Devised by award-winning speaker and story archaeologist Beverley Glick and bestselling author and acclaimed writer/performer Yang-May Ooi, the workshop brings together their wealth of experience and talent so you can learn the secrets of:

  • finding the powerful stories in your life
  • transforming adversity in your life into inspiration for others
  • lean storytelling that will keep your audience transfixed
  • discovering the courage to stand before an audience and tell your inspiring story
  • confident body language for performance

And it doesn’t stop there. The workshop can help you:

  • develop a more empowering version of your life story
  • become an inspiring role model to others
  • walk into any room with confidence and presence – whether it’s a party or a business meeting or a roomful of strangers
  • speak like a leader with clarity and confidence

Find out more on the Own Your Story, Own The Room – Masterclass page

 

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About Yang-May Ooi, StoryGuru

Yang-May Ooi is a creative artist whose work explores the transformational power of personal narrative. She has been an award-winning TEDx speaker, bestselling author and acclaimed story performer. She is currently developing her solo show Bound Feet Blues - A Life Told in Shoes for a 3 week run in London's West End in Nov/ Dec 2015.

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About Yang-May Ooi

Yang-May Ooi is a creative artist whose work explores the transformational power of personal narrative. She has been an award-winning TEDx speaker, bestselling author and acclaimed story performer. Her sell out solo story performance, Bound Feet Blues, was showcased in London's West End in Oct 2014. to 4+ Star reviews. The show returns to the Tristan Bates Theatre for a 3 week run in Nov 2015 - see www.BoundFeetBlues.co.uk

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