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The Power of Body Language

with Vanessa Van Edwards

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  •   01 Body Language Quiz and First Impressions

  •   02 Elevator Pitch Clinic

  •   03 How Body Language Changes Perception


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About The Class

make a memorable first impression.

How strong is your first impression? In this course, body language expert Vanessa Van Edwards explains how to use non-verbal communication to become the most memorable person in any room.

Vanessa will show you how to:

  • Read people by gauging their visual cues
  • Use body language to your advantage in meetings
  • How to tell if people are lying.
  • Voice modulation so you can impress clients in phone conversations
  • "Statement Analysis" to help you write powerful emails, website copy, and business cards 
This Power of Body Language course will positively affect every part of your professional life.  By the end of the course, you'll be able to identify exactly what impression your verbal and nonverbal language is giving, and how to increase it.

Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Body Language Quiz and First Impressions

  2. 02

    Elevator Pitch Clinic

  3. 03

    How Body Language Changes Perception

  4. 04

    Microexpressions: Decoding the Face

  5. 05

    Microexpressions Continued

  6. 06

    Discover & Address Emotional Needs

  7. 07

    Questions & Self-Diagnosis

  8. 08

    How Your Body Reacts

  9. 09

    Power Body Language

  10. 10

    Lie Detection Challenge 2

  11. 11

    Perfect Elevator Pitch

  12. 12

    Elevator Pitch Mistakes & Fixes

  13. 13

    Elevator Pitch Practice and Critique

  14. 14

    Networking Body Language Tips

  15. 15

    Increase Income: Your Nonverbal Actions

  16. 16

    Nonverbal Sales Pitch

  17. 17

    Read Their Cues

  18. 18

    Verbal Mirroring & Sales Mistakes

  19. 19

    Human Lie Detection Steps 1 - 3

  20. 20

    Human Lie Detection Steps 4 - 5

  21. 21

    Human Lie Detection Steps 6 - 7

  22. 22

    Putting Your New Skills To The Test

  23. 23

    Your Nonverbal Brand

  24. 24

    Body Language for Photographers

  25. 25

    Body Language Hacks

  26. 26

    Negotiation Tips

  27. 27

    Students Pitch with Their New Skills


Meet Your Expert

Vanessa Van Edwards

Vanessa Van Edwards is lead investigator at the Science of People. She is the national bestselling author of Captivate: The Science of Succeeding With People, which has been translated into 14 languages. Her innovative work on behavior, communication and relationships have been featured on CNN, NPR and Fast Company and Entrepreneur Magazine. Her YouTube videos have been seen by over 24 million people. ... read more

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Bonus Material

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Get access to exclusive bonus content when you purchase this class.

  • pdf Baseline Coding System Chart
  • pdf Lying Red Flags
  • pdf Positive Trait List
  • pdf The Nonverbal Elevator Pitch
  • pdf Laws of Body Language Answer Key
  • pdf The Nonverbal Sales Pitch
  • pdf Trivia Answer Key
  • pdf Citation List
  • pdf Elevator PItch Clinic
  • pdf Laws of Body Language Worksheet
  • pdf Self Diagnosis Chart
  • pdf Syllabus
  • pdf Body Language - Trivia
  • pdf The Microexpression Chart
  • pdf 30 Day Action Plan.pdf
  • pdf Action Steps and Homework
  • pdf Resources

98% of students recommend this class.
See what some of them have to say.

  • R. P. Getz

    R. P. Getz

    April 2014

    I loved this course! I've learned so much and Vanessa did a terrific job making it easy and fun. I loved learning that by paying more attention to body language, I'm becoming a better listener (and picking up on stuff I never caught before). ;) I recommend the class highly to anyone and everyone as all can benefit from being more aware of others and yourself!! My hard earned education $$ well spent here. :) Cheers to Vanessa Van Edwards and Creative Live!

  • Andrew

    November 2014

    This was an absolutely fantastic course, it would be a huge understatement to say this course was worth the money. Vanessa provided tremendously accessible, highly actionable training useful for both social and professional environments. I couldn't recommend this course highly enough, and am heading now to purchase her next one! Thanks so much Vanessa and Creative Live, this is the course I've been hoping to find for years.

  • Creativelive Student

    July 2014

    I just found myself applauding in my bedroom as this program was wrapped up, Vanessa is fabulous! This was money well spent, loved every moment of it! I remember feeling a bit overwhelmed with all the information, and soon felt blown away by how many micro expressions I could spot during the clips she showed. I was so impressed with how easy it was to pick this info up due to Vanessa's enthusiastic delivery. YAY vanessa!

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