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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 Continue Reading »

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Photos from Yang-May Ooi’s award-winning talk “Breaking Tradition: How to Live Unbound” at the Inspiring Speakers Gala July 2014

Yang-May Ooi won the People’s Choice Award at the Inspiring Speakers Gala the other week for her talk “Breaking Tradition: How to Live Unbound”. She was among 7 speakers who wowed the audience with speeches on topics that they felt Continue Reading »

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Watch the showreel of Bound Feet Blues

 Watch snippets from Yang-May Oo’s solo show Bound Feet Blues – captured at the scratch night performance when she tried out the first 45 mins of the draft script at Conway Hall in London.

Audience reviews (scratch night): ‘Terrific.. poignant.. Continue Reading »

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Check out my stand alone Bound Feet Blues website and blog at www.BoundFeetBlues.co.uk

The new www.BoundFeetBlues.co.uk website has launched with details of writer/ performer Yang-May Ooi’s solo story performance, currently in production. Check out the site and the blog for more information about this one woman storytelling piece and to follow Yang-May’s progress Continue Reading »

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Bound Feet Blues – “Terrific… poignant… sexy” – one woman show blows the audience away

 One woman show Bound Feet Blues by solo performer Yang-May Ooi reaps rave reviews on its first showing as a work in progress during the scratch night Going Solo event at Conway Hall last week. Here are some of the Continue Reading »

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Rebel Heart: What Public Speaking Can Teach Us About Life [TEDx]

What can public speaking teach us about how to show up in our lives? I reflect on what the process of honing a TEDx talk has taught me about the skills for living a rich and fulfilling life.

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The Writing Partners’ Honey Do List – by Poet Marianne Murphy Zarzana

What happens when two powerhouse writing talents share a life together for more than thirty years? I am incredibly thrilled and honoured to have as guest writers here on StoryGuru.co.uk, husband and wife writers Jim and Marianne Zarzana, novelist and Continue Reading »

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From Stammerer to TEDx Talker

Stammering can be a debilitating and stressful problem. But it can also become a friend. I reflect on my experience of stammering now that I’m about to give a TEDx talk, speaking without notes in front of a large Continue Reading »

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The Story of a Kiss and How It Led Me to Speak at TEDx Women, Covent Garden

When I stood up at a public speaking workshop to tell a story about how a kiss changed my life, I didn’t expect that I would really end up telling it at a TEDx conference. I just knew that it Continue Reading »

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PAWA – Women & Social Media: Debrief

As promised in my earlier post about the Pan Asian Women’s Association (PAWA) panel discussion on Women & Social Media: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly on Thursday evening – here is a round up of some of the Continue Reading »

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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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