"The coach you want to work with
if you want to improve your overall voice performance"
United Nations Interpreter
trusted by clients from
Who needs Public speaking?
For many of us, public speaking is a vital aspect of our jobs,
from lunches with clients to meetings with our peers.
Whether at home or in the office,
learning to speak with intention, clarity and confidence
can make all the difference.
For some, public speaking is personal.
We struggle to speak in groups,
we are talked over and ignored.
Ten years ago, I started sharing my vocal techniques with people who wanted to speak more effectively - people in the corporate world, stage personalities, and university lecturers. I've worked with all kinds!
My techniques helped them become more clear, more memorable, and more convincing.
Today, I have adapted my skills from the stage into a distilled program of vital tools, designed to bring entrepreneurs, keynote speakers, comedians, and CEOs to the next level of communication performance.
I'll teach you to grab an audience's attention and hold it;
to own your stage, whether it's a meeting room with a new idea to pitch, ... or a conference with 5.000 people in the audience.
With me, your voice will become your
My name is Catrina Poor. I'm a professionally trained opera singer and actor. I've performed on international stages from North America to Europe and Asia.
What you will learn with me
I'll teach you to be
In my lessons, you will gain a fundamental understanding
of what creates a compelling speaker, allowing you to make
lasting changes in your voice and presentation habits.
With me as your teacher, you'll learn to
Bring out the best in your natural speaking voice, with methods that are healthy and sustainable.
Release your vocal and physical tensions with simple and intuitive techniques.
Express your ideas clearly and sincerely, connecting with your audience and
making your message memorable and powerful.
With exercises tailored to address
your specific challenges,
I'll help you recognise and overcome
the tensions that hold you back.
I'll teach you to control your nerves,
structure your talking points, and build interest and
anticipation in your audience, recreating the adrenaline of the work environment
right here in my studio.
With techniques I've developed over 10 years as a performer, I'll teach you to naturally improve your diction, breathing and vocal timbre.
If you want to improve your overall voice performance, Catrina Poor is the coach you want to work with.
She has the ability to explain every single nuance when it comes to the art of speaking/singing, no matter how abstract the matter at hand might appear.
I'm an academically trained conference interpreter who has been working in the language business for over a decade, and yet Mrs. Poor was able to provide me with an astonishing amount of new information that helped me to improve my performances significantly.
To top it off, she is a very kind and funny person.