Power Posing

Power posing

Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are


Power posing is nothing new, from Wonder Woman’s famous hands on hips stance to Angelina and her leg, humans have been using these postures to boost their presence for years.

In one of the most-watched TED talks of all time, Harvard social psychologist Amy Cuddy explains how body language not only affects how others see us, but it also influences how we see ourselves.

According to Amy, “Our bodies can change our mind”. When we adopt expansive postures or “power poses” our feelings of power and confidence increase, we are more able to be present and our ability to communicate effectively and cope with stressful and high-pressure situations is improved.

At Premium Performance, are always searching for ways to help people be the most premium version of themselves and perform at their best in all areas of life.

The takeout for us – how we carry our bodies impacts how we feel about ourselves, our interaction with others and how we perform.

To find out more, check out this enlightening TED talk here.


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Simone Moyle

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