The Avid Reader is pleased to welcome author Lisa Wentz and her debut self-help book, Grace Under Pressure: A Masterclass in Public Speaking, in-store on Saturday, May 25th at 7:30 p.m.
More about Grace Under Pressure:
Wentz’ title draws on decades of training in psychology, theatre arts and vocal pedagogy. Lisa Wentz delivers in-depth information important for anyone interested in becoming an effective speaker. She unveils the tools that great speakers use to develop their skills. Those who apply these tools enter a process to identify and overcome negative thoughts that hold them back in their development as a speaker. Through applying the vocal exercises, they will strengthen their voice and explore its role in sharing your message and connecting to your audience. They will begin to consistently embody your charismatic qualities that until now have felt inconsistent or dormant.
More about Lisa Wentz:
Lisa Wentz has spent the past decade dedicating her life to helping professional and amateur public speakers overcome blocks, develop their voices and craft their delivery. Her background includes extensive study in psychology and ten years of professional acting training and live performance. She moved to London to earn a master’s degree in Voice and Speech Studies at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. Upon returning to The United States she founded the San Francisco Voice Center in 2008 and has since coached public speaking clients from thirty-seven countries.