In this interactive workshop, Anne will teach breathing techniques and physical exercise strategies to enhance your speaking power. Learn the benefits exercise has on the mind and body, and how it affects your presentation. Develop programs to help you feel stronger and more confident so you can deliver top-notch speeches.
The annual two day event, sponsored by Toastmasters International District 83, has as its theme “Knowledge is Power, Public Speaking is Empowering". The event conference will feature keynote speaker New York Times bestselling author Carol Higgins Clark. Ms. Clark is joined by the lineup of business and professional communication workshop leaders listed below. For information on attending, visit the Toastmasters Conference site -- http://toastmasters83.org/
Other confirmed speakers and session topics include:
Samir A. Shah, CC, ALB
“Communicating in the Health Care Maze: 10 Tips To Getting Care and Getting It Paid”
"Laughter: The Best Medicine"
“Changes Toastmasters & You”
Prokopis Christou, DTM
“Personal Influence and Political Savvy for Professionals”
Rebecca George, ACB/ALB
“The Greenhouse of Speechcraft:
Steve Chen, DTM/IPDG
“How to Lead With Purpose (And A Smile)”
Isaak Gelbinovich, DTM
Hundreds of Toastmasters members in the Metropolitan New Jersey, Rockland County, Staten Island area — as well as their family, friends, and the general public — will gather together to attend educational presentations on how to sharpen their public speaking, communication and leadership skills.
In addition to the conference educational sessions, District 83’s top-notch speakers will compete in the District 83 International Speech Contest scheduled for Saturday and the District 83 International Evaluation Contest for Sunday morning. Both days of the conference promise to be packed with fun, excitement and learning.
About Anne Baker:
Anne Goldman Baker is a Certified Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor. She has been involved with the fitness industry for more than 20 years teaching and training at various clubs, corporate gyms, community centers and private studios. Her certifications and specialty training include spinning, active older adults, pre & post-natal, pilates reformer and matwork, as well as water fitness.
Anne is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, MO. Anne has been involved with Toastmasters for almost 15 years, and has earned her Distinguished Toastmasters award.
Anne believes that exercise should be a part of everyone's life. Whether you enjoy walking, weightlifting, bicycling, swimming, or some other activity, exercise helps keep you healthy. A well-designed exercise program should change along with your interests, needs and desires. Regardless, the program should challenge you, yet not be so demanding that it leaves you overly fatigued. Good planning will help you achieve your potential. -- "If you can believe it, you can achieve it."
About District 83
District 83 includes 150 clubs in Metropolitan New Jersey, Staten Island, NY, and Rockland County, New York. For more information, please visit the District 83 website at http://www.toastmasters83.org
About Toastmasters International
Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. Founded in October 1924, the organization currently has more than 270,000 members in 13,000 clubs in 116 countries. Each week, Toastmasters helps more than a quarter million people of every ethnicity, education and profession build their competence in communication so they can gain the confidence to lead others. For information about local Toastmasters clubs, please visit http://www.toastmasters.org