Speaking Circles are held all over the world and provide a fun, welcoming environment for you to overcome the anxiety of speaking in front of groups, learn to engage and connect with your audience, develop your naturally confident expression with individuals and groups, and refine your skills as a professional speaker. Our Facilitator community supports individuals from inexperienced to professional speakers. We invite you to explore a Speaking Circle near you.

WHAT IS A SPEAKING CIRCLE®?

A Speaking Circle is a facilitated workshop of 5–10 participants learning the practice of Relational Presence. This way of being magnifies your impact and sense of ease as a public speaker. Discover your authentic self-expression while creating rapport with your listeners. Participants receive coaching and videotaping for further development of their skills.

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WHERE CAN I FIND A SPEAKING CIRCLE®?

You can find a Speaking Circle workshop conducted by a certified Facilitator nearest you by clicking the button below. All Facilitators listed have completed Speaking Circle® Facilitator Certification Training and keep current with annual continuing education. Please reach out to a Facilitator with any questions.

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HOW DO I BECOME A FACILITATOR?

Individuals who are interested in becoming a Facilitator of this transformational practice known as Relational Presence can enroll in the Speaking Circle® Facilitator Certification Training. Current locations for this training include the United States, the Netherlands, and Japan. Prerequisites for your training are significant participant experience in Speaking Circles, and completing an application and telephone interview.

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