Performance Psychology Workshop (4hr)

Saturday 29 February

Lumen Rooms, Suite 2

Producing, Energising & Communicating Vision

13:00 – 17:00
Lumen Rooms, Suite 288 Tavistock Place
London WC1H 9RS
Due to popular demand from performers we are organising another half day weekend workshop addressing 3 core areas of performance.
The workshop is open to the general public as well as performers across domains.

*This event will be limited to a small number of attendees in order to allow for interaction and detailed feedback.*

We will address:

1. Productivity & Procrastination: Biological, psychological and environmental influences on our behaviours and strategies to maximise productivity and the creation of your ideas and vision.

2. Anxiety, Energy & Focus Control - Powerfully using excitement and anxiety for performance output. We will consider stress biology, lifestyle management and strategies to energise output and overcome obstacles to creativity and performance.

3. Communicating Persuasively & Authentically: How does judgement work? And perception under pressure? How can we maximise our communicative potential and deliver with authenticity and maintain congruence between personality, message, receiver and context? How do we communicate persuasively, especially under pressure and with people we do not yet know? What if we cannot use words to communicate?

Dr Ellis Pecen is a Performance Psychologist who works in training, consultancy and private practice. She holds a PhD in Performance Psychology, an MSc in Performance Science and an MSc in Applied Psychology.

Ellis was formerly a professional performer and performed in music and theatre. She completed a Bachelor in Performance as a soloist at the Royal College of Music and a Diploma in Speech & Drama, specialising in monologues and one-person theatre in Belgium. She has since worked with organisations and individuals in entertainment, sports, dance, public speaking professions, music, comedy, theatre and education. She has worked with people of all ages and has extensive experience working with children and teenagers as well.

Ellis combines academic research and experience to make performance psychology practical and available to all. Popular training topics have included: dealing with performance anxiety, psychological skills training, productivity, decision-making, communication, staged performance skills, vocal projection, lifestyle change, memorisation, study skills and wellbeing in high performance environments.

She likes dogs, noisy music and powerlifting.

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This workshop will take place in the beautiful Lumen Rooms, close to Russell Square and Kings Cross (10 min).
The Lumen Cafe will be available for refreshments.

We look forward to welcoming you. Please feel free to get in touch with any questions.
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