help! I am totally overwhelmed! 


  • Overwhelmed by the idea of public speaking and don't even know how to start?6


  • Deeply want to make an impact on the world, but your fears related to public speaking are holding you back?


  • Had negative experiences getting in front of people that now cause you to avoid speaking opportunities?


  • Been giving presentations for a while, but feel you could grow and up your game?


  • Need a safe and encouraging space in which to face your fears and transform?



Here’s your chance to gain some innovative strategies! You can fully transform the way you feel ABOUT public speaking and how you feel WHILE presenting. 









DATES: Sat, 6/17- Sun, 6/18


Saturday, June 17th, 2017

10am - 1pm  

2:30pm - 5pm


Sunday, June 18th, 2017
10am - 1pm

2:30pm - 5pm


(Students must attend each session of bootcamp. Lunch is not provided.)


COST: $349





Saturday morning


We will focus on the most important and foundational element - YOU.  


You will learn:

  • Strategies for dealing with nerves

  • How to cultivate a positive attitude that resonates intellectually, emotionally and physically

  • How to properly support and use your voice in a varied and engaging way

  • How to address body language and movement

  • How to do 87 push-ups (just kidding!)

  • The most powerful ways to prepare

  • How to channel your passion

  • How to bring authenticity to the stage

  • Presence 

  • The power of visualization




Saturday afternoon


We will get down to the nitty gritty of writing a talk.


We will address:

  • Determining  our audience

  • Determining our intention and goals

  • The importance of strong and unique beginnings and endings

  • Humor

  • Slides

  • Gratitude

  • Using specific examples to support your objective

  • Passion

  • The power of questions



Sunday morning


Participants will sit down and write a very short talk, utilizing all they have learned. They will also get to practice it in front of the group.




Sunday afternoon


Students will present their talks. They will receive verbal feedback from me and written feedback from their peers.


Participants will be given time to reshape their talk and/or delivery and then will be videotaped.


We will watch the videotapes together and students will receive final feedback in verbal and written form.




FOR:  Ages 18 and older


WHERE: My studio at 1204 Broadway in Teele Square, Somerville


COST:  $349

You can pay the full amount now or pay a $90 nonrefundable deposit to reserve your spot. The balance of $259 is due the week before Bootcamp.

To register and pay by check or money order email:
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