Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Chrysalis Studios brings a touch of glitz and glamour to the countryside in the Women’s Workshop

Chrysalis Studios was invited to a rural town hall on the outskirts of Garston to bring some glamour & sparkle from London into the lives of the female inhabitants.The audience comprised of wives, mothers, singletons and local business owners. 

At the beginning of the evening we held a prize draw and the winner was given a live makeover session and life coaching session during the workshop. The excited audience were all keen to find out if they had been the lucky one and as most of them didn’t have the time or inclination to wear make-up and couldn’t remember the last time they had invested in their own personal development.

The winner was announced, and the cheers from the audience confirmed that Caroline was indeed a worthy recipient. She had spent a great deal of her life working for charities and good causes and was always putting the needs of others before herself. In fact she shared with the audience that she had not visited a hairdresser nor had her make up done in the past twenty years.

During the evening there were some coaching exercises and the audience were 
interactive and excited to discover why certain beliefs shaped their behaviours
and what might be potentially holding them back from achieving their goals and ambitions.

Personal stories were shared and the audience recognised that by opening up to each other they strengthened their bond as a community. There were laughter and tears as they regaled the high and low moments in their lives.

Whilst the live make over demonstration with Caroline took place, others asked for tips on how to apply their make up in the quickest time possible and what style of clothes would best compliment their body shapes.

You can see the results of Caroline’s makeover session in her before and after pictures above and she was also given a coaching session which revealed that she had an underlying passion to be a writer. She was so excited about pursuing this that she committed to the audience that she would sign up for a creative writing course by the end of the year.

Chrysalis studios has since received emails from the participants of this workshop telling us how inspiring it had been and how it would be a catalyst for positive change in their lives.

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Lukas Kroulik's portrait of Ellen Miller gets featured in The Daily Telegraph

As well as co-leading the Chrysalis Studios team, Lukas has also wide experience with celebrity styling and photography (among his clients are management guru Lynda Gratton, Ivana Trump and other stars) and his work is often published in the media. 

The Daily Telegraph featured Lukas's portrait of Ellen Miller, director of Women2Win, in her article on Michelle Obama on 8th November.

“I want every client to feel like a celebrity,” says Lukas.