Confident Pitching: How to Manage Mind and Body

This presentation will cover skills and tools for confident speaking and pitching, as viewed through the lens of our biology.

Participants will gain:

-An understanding of the nervous system’s role in anxiety

-Tools to manage nerves

-Skills to improve the efficacy and power of pitching

-Information on improving our speaking voices and body language

-How to bring more purpose and intention to pitching


Ingela Onstad is a High Performance Coach for attorneys, performing artists, executives, and other professionals who are in the public eye.

Her coaching business, Courageous Artistry, supports high performing individuals in their quest to perform at the top of their abilities when in front of the public by working on skills to target voice, body, anxiety-management, and mindset.

Ms. Onstad is a board-certified coach, a licensed psychotherapist, and a professional opera singer who has enjoyed a varied international career in opera, concert work, and contemporary music. She utilizes tools from psychotherapy and the entertainment industry to help clients shine in front of crowds. Recent speaking opportunities include the Duke University Voice Care Center, the Washington D.C. Bar Association Small Firms Division, and the New Mexico Law Offices of the Public Defender.

 This is a brown-bag lunch event so bring your own lunch! Soft drinks and water will be provided. This workshop is free – but you do need to register!


Jan 26 2023


11:30 am - 1:00 pm


The BioScience Center
5901 Indian School Rd, Albuquerque NM, 87110
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