If you aren’t sure whether public speaking is for you, mini-courses can get you started through a few 1-2 hour group sessions.
We make it comfortable and fun to express yourself.
Tuition assistance is available to those with financial need. Apply for a scholarship to receive a promo code. All mini-courses are offered online and you will receive a Zoom link via email after registering. Mini-courses are open to anyone, regardless of where you live, but times are all California PST time zone.
Debate for Adults
If you've ever wished that you learned to debate back in school, this mini-course is for you! In four 90-minute sessions, you learn the basics of how to construct an argument, speak on the spot, and persuade your audience. This gentle introduction is good for people who want to feel confident defending their opinions, while also encouraging productive dialogue. In the course, we practice on silly and significant debate topics, receiving feedback to become a more persuasive speaker.
This course is $50. We meet for four 90 minute sessions on Wednesday, September 9th, Thursday, September 10th, Wednesday, September 16th, and Thursday, September 17th. Sessions take place from 5:30pm to 7pm PST via Zoom.
Registration is first come, first served, until we sell out — class will be capped at 16 people. After registration, we will reach out via email with the Zoom link for the course, so please make sure you enter a valid email address during payment.
This mini-course is for adults interested in building their overall confidence with public speaking. Over two weeks, we help adults who want to work on their public speaking skills and share experiences in a supportive environment with plenty of tips and exercises. The four sessions include: 1) Intro to Public Speaking Online; 2) Free Your Voice; 3) Connect Through Comedy; and 4) Make a Lasting Impression. Each session features a different guest speaker and practical techniques to use in everyday life. Adults of all experience levels are welcome! If you need to miss a session, you can still register for the course and attend for the sessions you are able to make, but you will need to still pay the full amount.
This course is $50. We meet on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for 90 minutes for two weeks (total of 4 sessions). Sessions take place from 5:30pm-7pm PST on October 6th, 7th, 13th, and 14th.
Registration is first come, first served, until we sell out — class will be capped at 12 people.
Present Your Best Self...You Got the Look!
In this mini-course, adults learn and practice techniques for effective presentation, learning strategies for clear speech writing and engaging oral delivery. In four 90-minute sessions, we help you improve your self-confidence so that you can feel like you can be yourself and speak authentically and from the heart. Through interactive practice and feedback, we help you own your style, finding the look and voice that fits your identity and personality. This mini-course is good for all experience levels.
This course is $50. We meet on Thursdays and Fridays for 90 minutes for two weeks (total of 4 sessions). Sessions take place from 5:30pm-7pm PST on November 5th, 6th, 12th, and 13th.
Registration is first come, first served, until we sell out — class will be capped at 12 people. After registration, we will reach out via email with the Zoom link for the course, so please make sure you enter a valid email address during payment.