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“Virtually Well” Online Meetings - Spa Industry Association
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Enhanced with Sensory Modalities: Mindfulness, Live Music, Real Time Art, Movement, Aromatherapy, & more Aids in Keeping Focused and Making Smarter Decisions — Now Offered by S’Well Public Relations

Los Angeles, CA — Thanks to the Corona Virus pandemic, businesses are now being forced to do all their meetings virtually. Familiar tools like Skype, WebEx, GoToMeeting and Zoom have abruptly become lifelines. But wait. Before we just default to virtual-business-as-usual, it’s possible to use this opportunity to try new tactics that will improve engagement and outcomes.  And in a time when we all may be called upon to make vitally important decisions more quickly and insightfully, these methods can enhance those results.

S’Well Public Relations, a firm specializing in wellness enterprises, is ahead of that curve. Using some of the unique meeting-facilitation tools that are the hallmark of the agency’s signature creative process, Strategic Visioning Launch Pad, S’Well is launching a free webinar that takes advantage of existing wellness modalities to help you make your virtual meetings effective, engaging and yes, even healthy!   

The S’Well “Recipe Book for Great Virtual Meetings” webinar, sponsored by [sponsor] will be offered FREE via Zoom, on [date and time]. To reserve your space, go to:

“Each business typically has a “meeting culture” when they’re together in person, long before COVID- 19,” explains S’Well co-founder, Darlene Fiske.  “Whether it’s conscious or not, most meetings follow the same format every. single. time. Typically, dominant personalities and louder voices prevail.”

“Unfortunately, remote meetings tend to compound all the problems of real-world meetings.” Continues, S’Well Co-Founder, Kim Marshall.  “This issue that can be even worse in a virtual meeting as participants become passive, disengaged, and multi-task, letting the Big Dogs have their run of the Zoom Room.” 

The Webinar will teach meeting leaders some of the tricks of the trade.  The S’Well team of wellness “all-stars” will also be available to moderate online meetings for interested companies.  Participants include:

  • Emcee: Kim Marshall, * communications & wellness industry veteran, who currently hosts The Global Wellness Summit Podcast.
  • Graphic Facilitator — Peggy Wynne Borgman, * artist & author, trained in The Grove Method of visual meeting facilitation and spa industry education pioneer.
  • Technical Producer: Darlene Fiske, * American Spa Magazine’s PR & Marketing Guru of the Year in 2018 and thought leader in wellness communications.
  • Mindfulness ExpertKatie Hess, a flower alchemist, author of Flowerevolution, founder of LOTUSWEI, one of the world’s leading floral apothecaries and a gifted meditation guide whose work has been featured in Ted Talks, The New York Times and O The Oprah Magazine.
  • MusicianDavid Victor, an American rock vocalist and guitarist, formerly of the multi-platinum band BOSTON with whom he scored a #1 single “Heaven On Earth.”
  • Movement Expert – Lisa Fasullo, obtainedmaster’s degrees in both Health Education and Social Work from Columbia University, and is the Founder and Director for the Center for Transformative Movement (CTM) in Boulder, Colorado

Their new webinar includes topics such as:

  • Top 10 Rules of the Road for Virtual Meetings
  • Tips for managing pacing and flow
  • How to use a scribe/artist to your advantage
  • Easy ways to elevate your “production values”
  • The role of the virtual moderator
  • What great meetings and great stories have in common
  • Beyond the agenda: why you should “storyboard” a meeting instead
  • Crucial pacing differences between real and virtual meetings
  • Preventing distraction, disengagement and multi-tasking
  • How live music can improve meetings
  • Improving your session with sensory engagement
  • Using movement to boost mental performance
  • How to include mindfulness in your meeting
  • A simple check-in that will tell you how your meeting really went
  • The role of gratitude in a good meeting
  • The sequel to the story

“This is a remarkable moment,” observes Marshall. “People are open to new ways of doing things. We have the time right now to break old habits and learn new skills to help in this crisis and beyond.”

For more information:  www.swellpublicrelations

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