On this page you will find a series of videos, some were interviews with Claire in which she talks about some aspect of her work, others are interviews with clients who have participated in her courses, as well as answers to popular questions about the Sunflower Effect.

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“How to stop shyness from ruining your life” SKY TV

Chrissy B of the Chrissy B Show (Sky TV) interviews Claire Schrader and 2 Making Moves clients on a programme entitled “How to stop shyness from ruining your life”

“How I Overcame my Shyness”

Claire Schrader, speaking candidly at the book launch of From Wallflower to Sunflower how she overcome a lifetime of being shy through drama in a very short amount of time.

Being an Introvert in an Extroverted World

Claire Schrade describes her motivation for writing her book From Wallflower to Sunflower in relation to being an introvert in a world that’s set up for extroverts to succeed.

The Fastest Way to Build Confidence

Interview with Claire about her book From Wallflower to Sunflower and her work featuring participants and activities form the book launch.

Claire answers questions about her work

How to Build Natural Confidence

Discover how drama builds a natural self-confidence that feels like the real you. Claire, formerly a “wallflower” describes how drama enabled her to build a natural self-confidence – to the point that most people these days assume she’s an extravert. Drama was the last thing she wanted to do.

What is the Best Course for You?

How do you get started at building confidence particularly if you’re shy, reserved or you confidence is in your boots. Claire runs different course for different needs and area.

Claire gives you an idea of what might be the best place to get started if you are thinking of participating in one her courses. Which one would be the best one for you?

How Long before you Start Seeing Results?

How long does it really take to see changes in your confidence levels… Claire describes how some participants make shifts in a matter of a few hours – others take longer. And what to expect if you joined one of her courses.

Courses run over 12 weeks enabling participants to gradually build confidence and most have achieved their initial goals long before the course has finished.

Does the Idea of Doing Drama Scare You Stiff?

If you’re someone who’s been to drama classes and couldn’t participate, Claire speaks about how she works with people who’ve had these experiences enabling them to free themselves from a lifetime (sometimes) of feeling inhibited, self-conscious and lacking in self-confidence.

You will be introduced gradually so you can work at your own pace and over a period of time stretch you comfort zone.

You will never be thrown up on a stage and expected to perform because her courses are not designed to make you into performer – but to give you a space where you can come out of your shell at your own pace and in your own way

Video Testimonials

Coming Back to Life

A participant speaks about her experience of participating in Making Moves courses over 20 years at the book launch of Claire Schrader’s book: From Wallflower to Sunflower.

She first attended in 1997 and has participated in numerous courses over the years. She now regularly performs in different performance group in London. She speaks of how the courses “brought her back to life”

Overcoming Silent Anger

A participant speaks about her experience of overcoming silent anger that had hampered her personal life and her career prospects.

“Karen”, not her real name, speaking at the book launch of Claire Schrader’s book: From Wallflower to Sunflower.

A description of how “Karen” made this dramatic shift is featured in Chapter 8 of the book. She participated in a 2-weekend course – Breakthrough Plus which enabled her to make this radical transformation.

The Courage to Take Risks

Fran Singer, artist & therapist speaking at the book launch of Claire Schrader’s book: From Wallflower to Sunflower. She speaks about her participation in Claire’s courses and the courage she found to take risks.

The Power of Drama to Gain Deep Understanding of Ourselves

John Grant, author, strategist (marketing and innovation) spoke at the book launch of From Wallflower to Sunflower about the innovative work he did with the author, Claire Schrader, in the nineties.  Claire ran a workshop with John to enable marketers to understand the mindset of their customers better.

He speaks of the power of drama to gain deep understanding of ourselves and others as a result of his participation in the process that Claire took the group through. He interviewed Claire for Thrive Global about the publication of her book.

Restoring Confidence

A participant describes her experience of the “Performance Course”.

At the time her confidence was at a very low ebb after a traumatic time at a UK Drama school. She relates how by the end of the course she was “flying high”, her confidence restored able to enter into a new phase of her life.

Claire was interviewed for Skyros Holidays

Claire has run a number of courses for Skyros holidays. In this video she describes the course that she ran in 2011

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