Dynamic Presentations is a highly interactive 19-hour experience designed to empower you with all of the tools necessary to deliver highly engaging and effective presentations. The class features video analysis of your recorded presentations, as well as a private consultation with a nationally recognized body language expert. Upon completion, you will never communicate information in the same way again.
- August 9 & 10, 2014 8 Seats Left
18 Hours of Class Time
The class is divided into two consecutive 9-hour days that typically take place over the weekend. With 18 hours of intense training, we will provide hands-on experience and invaluable knowledge to transform you into an effective and confident public speaker.
How to Reduce Anxiety
Minimizing anxiety is essential for delivering dynamic, engaging presentations. We will teach you how to quickly calm your nerves by modifying body language and thoughts. These powerful techniques will enable you to instantly decrease anxiety associated with public speaking.
1-Hour Private Consultation
Each student will receive a one-hour private consultation, in which we will address your unique strengths and weaknesses and help you develop a personal presentation style that is right for you. We will also use this session for your first video evaluation.
How to Captivate People’s Attention
Have you ever had trouble paying attention while listening to a talk? This experience is often created by specific nonverbal behaviors put forth by the speaker. We will help you cultivate proper nonverbal cues to gain and maintain the attention you deserve.
Unlimited Refresher Courses
At The Nonverbal Group, we offer unlimited refresher courses for all of our class offerings. The presentation class is no exception. If you want to take the course again, feel free to come back whenever you like.
How to Read Your Audience
Being able to read the audience is the single most important skill of a dynamic presenter. People constantly communicate their opinions, feelings, and interest during a presentation. We will show you how reading a crowd can provide you with a wealth of information for delivering a much more engaging presentation.
5 Presentations Recorded & Analyzed
We use video analysis as our primary method for identifying the strengths and weaknesses of our clients. Five of your presentations will be recorded during the class, so we can track your progress and identify areas for improvement.
Nonverbal Behaviors of the World’s Greatest Presenters
We will reveal proprietary results of an extensive nonverbal analysis of some of the most effective presentations ever delivered. Common themes identified through this analysis will empower you with valuable insights to improve your own presentation style.
All students will receive a comprehensive course manual, which will highlight everything discussed in the class. You will also receive the video footage of your journey, as well as a thorough assessment of your strengths, weaknesses, and progress.
The Secrets of Clear and Effective Communication
Subtle changes in your voice patterns, body language, and energy can significantly enhance your ability to communicate with an audience. We will work through a series of exercises to help you become a more clear and powerful communicator.
Unlimited Presentation Nights
The Nonverbal Group hosts a presentation night 1-2 times a month. Join like-minded people and practice presenting in a safe and welcoming environment. This is a great opportunity to hone your skills and develop your most effective presentation style.
How to Organize a Presentation
The best presentations flow seamlessly and often feel incredibly natural. The structure and organization of a presentation must be clearly defined to allow for successful transmission of information. We will show you how to create a clear outline for delivering an amazing presentation.
A Custom-Tailored Experience
What you choose to work on is entirely up to you. A sales pitch, personal branding, storytelling there are dozens of different reasons that someone may want to present. Once you identify your reasons for taking the class, we will ensure that you gain the skills to deliver the most effective speech possible.
How to Tell a Story
Stories are one of the most powerful methods for communicating information. We will teach you how to use story-based narratives to communicate valuable information and engage your audience.
All classes are led by Blake Eastman, the founder and head instructor of The Nonverbal Group. Blake is a nationally recognized body language expert and has been speaking publicly 40+ hours per week for the past 6 years. He is also the guy in the videos.
How to Create Visually Stunning Slides
It’s hard to engage with an audience when you are focused on reading information off the slides. We will show you how PowerPoint can be used to create powerful visual aids that accentuate your slides and propel your presentation to the next level.
How to Set Up Your Speaking Environment
Leveraging your immediate environment can be a powerful method for increasing the overall effectiveness of your presentation. We will show you how changing seating, lighting, and other environmental variables can have a profound effect on your audience’s experience.
How to Answer The Toughest Questions
Spontaneous questions from the audience may put you on the spot. We will teach you how to handle the toughest of questions in the most respectful and empowering way.
1. Private Analysis and DiscussionRecord First Presentation, Identify Your Strengths and Weaknesses, Create a Customized Program
Our program starts with a brief conversation to determine what you want to work on. People have different reasons for signing up for the course. The better we understand your goals, the better we can customize your program to accomplish them. After the discussion, we will record your first presentation, which will serve as a baseline and a method for identifying your strengths and weaknesses.
2. Eliminating AnxietyRecord Second Presentation, Discover Neurobiological Roots of Anxiety, Learn How to Significantly Reduce Anxiety
Anxiety is one of the primary causes of poor presentations, and it is created by thought. In order to become a dynamic presenter, you must learn to overcome this mental barrier and be truly present with your audience. We will discuss the roots of anxiety and go through a wide range of exercises to teach you how to eliminate it. We promise that by the end of this module, you will feel significantly more comfortable speaking in public and notice a considerable difference in your presentation style.
3. The Anatomy of an Engaging PresentationRecord Third Presentation, Uncover Nonverbal Traits of 7 Extremely Effective Presenters, Learn How to Draft an Amazing Presentation
In this part of the course, we will discuss the process of creating a highly engaging presentation. We will work on your ability to create a powerful narrative, captivate your audience with stories, and be an assertive and persuasive speaker. After completing this module, you will be able to take any presentation and make it engaging, persuasive, and fun.
4. Learning to Read Your AudienceRecord Fourth Presentation, Learn to Gauge Your Audience's Interest, Optimize Your Presentation Environment
In this portion of the class, you will learn the first key aspect of being a dynamic presenter: reading and engaging your audience. Each audience is different and brings its own set of expectations, experiences, and emotional triggers. We will show you how nonverbal communication can be used to read your viewers' thoughts and how your audience can serve as a barometer for your level of engagement.
5. Becoming a Truly Dynamic PresenterRecord Final Presentation, Discover the Process of a Dynamic Presenter, Learn How to Answer Tough Questions
Here we will show you how to use nonverbal cues from your audience in your favor. During a presentation, people directly display their level of interest and agreement with what is being said. We will teach you how to address concerns from your audience with the power of observation and strong nonverbal communication skills.
6. Final Discussion and PracticeReview Video Footage, Evaluate Your Improvement, Create a Schedule for Reinforcement
Upon completion of the course, we will sit down with you to go over your 5 recorded presentations and review your progress. We will then work with you to create a customized plan so you can continue to improve your presentation skills.
Gain Incredible Value
18 hours of class time, 1-hour private consultation, 5 recorded presentations and the ability to come back whenever you want at an incredibly reasonable price. These elements set us apart and offer you an unprecedented opportunity to significantly improve your ability to present and speak in public.
Obtain Training Found Nowhere Else
Our proprietary methodology combines years of research in nonverbal communication and public speaking necessary to transform you into a versatile and dynamic presenter. You will learn highly effective techniques and tips from the pros that are simply not taught anywhere else.
Receive Extensive Support
Support is vital for developing a dynamic presentation skill set. We will ensure that you get everything you need to accomplish your goals. All students receive a customized plan specific to their objectives, as well as 5 recorded presentations to track their progress. We also provide a comprehensive course manual and offer regular presentation nights where you can practice any speech in a friendly and supportive environment.
Experience Amazing Side Benefits
Stepping out of your comfort zone and speaking in public tend to bring out powerful side benefits. You will notice that you become a better communicator not only in public, but also in day-to-day interactions. We promise that at the end of each training day, you will feel motivated, excited and ready to face the future like never before.
Accomplish Your Goals and Have Footage of Your Transformation
This is your class. Everyone comes with different goals and levels of ability. We will help you define your objectives and ensure that you accomplish them by the end of the class. We won't give up until you do. You will also receive video footage of your transformation.
Learn in Comfortable, State-of-the-Art Environment
Environment is a crucial component of successful learning and transformation. Our instructors cultivate an atmosphere of encouragement and support to ensure that you are able to reach your goals. Our office also features state-of-the-art equipment, including cameras that can capture your performance from every angle.
Excel at Public Speaking, No Matter the Occasion
Whether presenting a slide show at work or a toast at a wedding, everyone has to speak in front of a crowd at one time or another. It is something you should be excited about! We will help you bury your fears and start excelling at public speaking once and for all.