In person / Online
Children | Family Friendly | Adult/Senior
Will adapt most programs for the specific needs of the event.
Online / Live Workshops
- Storytelling 101
- Story Cube
- Finding Your Voice
- Performance Basics
- Changing Paradigms Through Stories
- Developing the Story from Within
- Thinking out of the Box
- Assorted Stress Relief
Available – Contact if interested
“We appreciated Judy’s dynamic and informative virtual program! She gave our patrons a lively presentation with a wonderfully personal touch. Her ability to adapt her interactive program to fit the virtual landscape was beautifully achieved.”
“Excellent and so helpful”
“I’m so glad that we were able to use the breakout rooms for this session they really add a nice dimension to the workshop, working with the material, and other tellers learning the craft”
“She was definitely one of the best presenters and would enjoy taking other classes from her.”
“I learned so much!”
“LOVED IT. Learned so much. And Judy is a great teacher as well as a great presenter. Lots of insights that gave me a slightly different perspective–I always love that. Am going away thinking differently than when I came in.”
Use storytelling as a fun learning tool to engage the minds and hearts of your listeners. Learn new ways to help tell stories effectively. Everyone will be so caught up in the fun they won’t know that they are actually learning important aspects of putting together a story. This workshop has lots of practical hands-on work for the participants to do. By the end of the workshop the groundwork for building and telling a story will be firmly in place, with the tools on how to put your own spin on it.
From the Ground Up
Find ways to help tell stories effectively and find your personal style. There will be lots of practical hands-on work for you to do, with the opportunity to put your own spin on it. By the end of the workshop the groundwork for building and telling a story will be firmly in place. Use storytelling as a fun learning tool to engage the minds and hearts of your listeners.
Using small touchstones and other tools, we will focus on a theme, learn to build a story and learn how to direct it towards a select audience.
Learn to expand the role of storytelling from entertainment to educational. Collaborative discussions, Facilitator-led discussions, building on other’s ideas in a team effort with activities to learn better listening skills and recognizing cues of others.
This is a game changer for anyone who wants to gain insight into perspective and change how they see the world. It explores shifting paradigms and ways to interact more fully with each other. Through the use of stories, props and games the participants learn how to unleash their imagination and communicate their own personal story, in fun ways, with others.
for Better Understanding
Ability to spark and enhance critical synergy and creative energy by focusing on skills of observation, motivation and paradigm shifting with a team building emphasis. Using stories to gain insight into how we see the world. Shifting our paradigms to interact more fully with each other. The workshop helps the individual find a fun way to better communicate.
for the following groups
- Woodbridge Library
- South Plainfield Library
- Boscov’s Department Store
- NJ League for Nursing Convention
- AARP Linden Chapter
- South Plainfield Library
- First Unitarian Society of Plainfield
- Mother’s Center of Central NJ
- Program Leader JFK MRMC nursing
- Pregnancy workshop UMDNJ
“No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.” –Aesop
This workshop is proactive rather than reactive to the issues of inappropriate behavior. Through interactive storytelling the participants look at and see where, why and when inappropriate behaviors occurs in the story. Participants get the opportunity to come up with alternatives that might make for a more positive outcome. Finally, the participants must take on a new behavior and choose ways to implement it over the following week. In the follow up workshop discussion of what transpired for participants is processed. This workshop incorporates using story to change the paradigm in a positive way.
The students truly enjoyed their engaging experience that they encountered with Judy. She told the students meaningful stories with an education theme.
The theme of kindness truly spoke to the students. They took the assignment very seriously and were constantly talking about how they could show an act of kindness.