Coronavirus Safeguards for September 2020 onwards

In September 2020, I resumed my live courses. This was a big step after so many months of lockdown.

The current restrictions do not affect my courses. But this may change at any time. I will continue to run the courses as long as it is safe to do so.

The venues that I am using are requiring a number of safeguards and assurances, in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

You will be asked to take your temperature before attending the session. You will be asked to inform me if you suspect, or know, you have coronavirus symptoms, or have had contact with anyone with suspected symptoms. Please see the latest government requirements to prevent the spread of the infection.

Please also wash your hands before and after the session. Hand sanitiser will be available for your use.

You also will need to wear a face-covering throughout the session, unless that requirement changes or you are exempt from wearing a mask. Please bring a face covering with you. This is unlikely to affect your participation or the results you receive from the course or workshop, and for some people, it may aid your participation. This is because you will be learning to respond to others intuitively – and this will also help you when relating to others when wearing a mask.

We will be practising social distancing as much as we can during the session, and we will taking precautions during the expressive activities to prevent the spread of the virus.

We are required to practice Test and Trace and therefore if a member of the group discovers they may have been infected when attending the course, we will all need to isolate according to government guidelines (unless a COVID negative test result enables us to continue with the live course). Alternatively, I will move the session online until it is safe for us to meet in a live setting.

If you are unable to attend due to a COVID 19 infection, or some other reason related to COVID19, you will be able to make up the session you missed, when next I run this course.

The highest risk age group for passing the virus is 20-40, so if you are in that age group, I am asking you to take especially care that you don’t unknowingly bring the virus to other members of the event you are attending. Particularly 12-week courses.

I will do everything in my power to keep the courses safe, but this requires co-operation from everyone on the course, and I welcome your input.

It is courageous to choose to participate at this time, but at no other time are my courses more needed. If you know you need to attend but are anxious about the consequences of attending, please get in touch so I can help you assess the risks.

If you have any concerns about these safeguards or your own vulnerability, please get in touch with me through the form below. You will have an opportunity to express your concerns or requests to other course or workshop participants at the beginning of the first session.

warmest wishes

Claire Schrader

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Find out what its like to attend a Sunflower Effect  Course by joining one of the next  Introductory Evenings on 16th December and January 7th 7.30-9.30pm

This evening is exempt from the November lockdown restrictions. See my Covid 19 Safeguards for all live courses.

A great way to get a taste of what to expect before joining one of my courses.

My regular courses will return in January 2021 (with COVID 19 safeguards).

If you’re feeling ready to take the plunge and book for one of my courses – here’s a bit of useful info as to where to get started:

The Breakthrough Group is the first step for many people – particularly if you feel shy, self-conscious or experience social anxiety. I’ve seen some miraculous transformations in my 20 years of running this course.

My next courses next start:
Tues 12th Jan @ 7.45pm  and Wed 20th Jan   @5.30pm

Or, if speaking up in groups, being heard, or any kind of public speaking is your challenge, then the  Finding Your Voice course is a good place to start. Particularly if anxiety or nerves are an issue. I’ve had people with very severe symptoms including panic attacks, overcome these issues with relative ease.

My next courses start:
Wed 13th Jan @7.45pm & Tues 19th Jan @5.30pm

“I don’t know what to say” improvisation for social confidencei s great for people with average confidence who experience some form of social anxiety or awkwardness but find themselves stumped with knowing what to say. Working through improvisation and will transform your verbal confidence and social skills.

Next course starts Thursday 21st Jan @ 6pm

For people who can’t get to the London courses, I will be running a daytime course on Zoom. It starts Wednesday, 20th Jan @ 10am

Next Express Yourself Workshop, is on March 14th 10.30am-5.30pm – another great way to get started.

You can book online for all my courses and events.

If you’re not sure which course is right for you, book a telephone appointment with me or get in touch by email

I look forward to hearing from you

Best, Claire