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Grand Potential Podcast


Giving presentations and pitching yourself well requires many skills.

The content has to be well written and organized, with the right language well-chosen for influence and clarity. But equally important is the delivery.

In this fun and interactive workshop, Mariah-Jane will lead you through movements and explorations that will help to unlock and discover a more dynamic you!

Vocal variety, gestures and facial expressions all require embodiment and authenticity to effectively impact the people viewing the presentation, whether it be live, virtual or recorded.

We will explore movement and voice through the lens of weight, space, time and flow and how each of these elements can add dynamics, flavour and impact to your presentation skills.

Date: Sept 18, 2021
Time: 2 hours
10:00 am – 12:00 pm PDT
(1:00 pm – 3:00 pm EDT, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm BST) Time converter
Location: Zoom
Agenda: Workshop, Breakouts, Discussions
Price: Free for Members, $49 for non-members

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Mariah-Jane Thies: Movement Educator
Mariah-Jane Thies is a movement educator, international presenter and speaker, best selling author and entrepreneur. She has been teaching dance and movement for over 30 years, with specializations in removing the blocks to embodiment and expression, using tools from Brain Gym, reflex integration and the developmental movement patterns.

Mariah-Jane has taught and presented at international conferences in Australia, China, Finland, Germany, USA and Canada. She is speaking at the upcoming TEDxSFU in November 2021.

Mariah-Jane joined Toastmasters in 2018 and immediately was recognized for her speaking and evaluation skills. She can be found on her Facebook group: The Radiant Speaker, where she will share her techniques for “Integration, Embodiment and Expression.”


You Never Know Who You Will Meet!
Members have made many Grand Connections that have led to lasting relationships in our community. These connections have turned into collaborative ventures, partnerships, speaking engagements, podcast interviews, referral partners and great clients! You have the opportunity to meet like minded businesses to share and receive skills, resources and connections based on our founding principle of Grand Giving. Collaboration is an essential part of reaching your Grand Potential. We are even better together on this Grand Adventure.

What to Expect:
The Grand Connection community is a fun, welcoming group of like-minded businesses and professionals with an intention to support each other to grow and scale our businesses. Master Classes are generously offered by experts in our community. These smaller workshops are experiential and usually have breakouts where you get the opportunity to meet members of the community through interactive small group activities. You will get the opportunity to meet new business owners and share your 30 second introduction. Please have your camera, a 30 second introduction, good lighting and microphone available.