Playing Mantis

PLAYING MANTIS 

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Playing Mantis

Playing Mantis is a creative training and development consultancy that straddles the worlds of organisational psychology and theatre arts. All our workshops and interventions are customised to address our clients’ specific needs. We are trained in cutting edge methodologies that- create a space for participants to find innovative solutions for their challenges and learn from each other. We take great care with the design of our workshops to fully engage all participants and ensure a real shift.

Why use us:
Our fun, innovative and cutting edge methodology sets us apart from other training and facilitation companies. The Playing Mantis method is based upon our research and experience over the past 18 years that uses and integrates methods from Organisational Psychology, Coaching, Applied Improvisation and Story Strategy.

Speciality Areas:
PLAYING MANTIS specialises in designing learning processes that enable shift by:

  • Applying neuro-scientific models to reduce the brain’s threat responses and create a climate for openness to change
  • Opening up discussion and creative involvement in change processes
  • Build relationship and community between the people taking part
  • Imparting skills for becoming more adaptive, innovative and engaged amidst change
  • Using theatrical tools and theoretical models to shift peoples stories

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Dr. Petro Janse van Vuuren, founding partner of PLAYING MANTIS, is a Communicator Coach and Story Strategist. She thinks of herself as a muse to the muses who like to inspire and equip those who inspire and equip others. Burgert Kirsten, founding partner of PLAYING MANTIS, is an Industrial Psychologist and Improvisational theatre actor/coach. He sees himself as a connector, who facilitates people’s connection with themselves, their creativity and with one another. read more...

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