This body language icebreaker quickly helps participants to appreciate body language and the effects it can have on communication.
Core Principles and the Five C’s
Exploring the subconscious effects of body language and setting the scene by ensuring participants appreciate the rules to interpreting body language.
Reading Body Language – Gestures
An activity that helps participants realise the power of body language and how important it is to communication.
Understanding the different arm barrier gestures and crossed arm positions and what each means.
Palm and Handshake Gestures
Discussing the different handshakes and palm actions, what they mean and how they are applied in real life. Includes activities that test the theory.
Hand and Thumb Gestures
A review of these different gestures and what they mean.
Hand to Face Gestures…or…How to Spot a Liar!
An exploration of different gestures that involve the hand moving to the face. Identifying how to spot body language that signifies lying and what to watch out for.
Chin and Cheek Gestures
An activity that helps participants understand the different chin and cheek gestures and how to interpret this body language.
A review of pupil dilation, directed gazes and eye accessing cues in order to fully understand how eyes provide body language clues.
Matching & Mirroring
Looking at the technique of building rapport and developing relationships through careful observation of body language.
Bringing it all Together
An activity that allows participants to embed their learning and realise how much they now understand and appreciate body language and its effect on communication.