Week 5.  

Body language

 

You will discover:

- How to use your hands and head movements to manage a group.

- How pointing influences communication.

- The effects of breathing patterns on content presentation.

Activity material

1st Activity

Presentation: The Hands Study

2nd Activity

Cardinal points.

3rd Activity

Effective breathing patterns

Assessment

1st Activity

Matching exercise to recognise gestures.

2nd Activity

Note down the time and  the 4 cardinal points in this clip.

Now check your answers.

3rd Activity (Contributive)

Using this guide film a brief clip of yourself using body language to manage  a real or imaginary group. Send it to charisma@sinera.org. The author will analyse this and return detailed comments. (To participate in this activity make a small contribution by sending an Amazon voucher in your name to charisma@sinera.org)

Extra material

1. Breathing level indicates trust.

2. Read Kinaesthetic & Breathing article

3. How the brain is structured and how it shuts down under stress.