Teen Etiquette


Teen instruction focuses on such timeless etiquette topics as making a positive first impression and impressive introduction, while also taking an in-depth look at the tremendous impact digital technology has on their everyday actions and behavior. Modern times call for modern measures and we have just the solution. Our individualized programs offer life-long, commonsense guidelines to help teens know how to behave in any type of situation and allows them to get along with others and thrive. Through acquiring and practicing these indispensable life skills, teens experience a heightened awareness, strengthened relationships, and increased self-esteem as they set out to make their mark on the world.

  • Recommended Ages: Teens 13 to 18 years
  • Private Instruction: Two (2) to three (3) hour session or series of sessions
  • Price: Call 310.276.9078 for a quote
  • Dining Tutorial: Food & beverages charged separately
  • Instruction Hours: Weekdays 10am - 7pm | Weekends 11am – 5pm

Curriculum

  • First Impressions are Lasting
  • Fundamentals: Attitude, Respect & Consideration
  • Visual Poise & Posture
  • How to Properly Sit, Stand & Walk
  • Grooming Standards & Dress Codes
  • How to Walk in High Heels
  • Language Usage and Style
  • Speaking Skills & Word Selection
  • Smooth Introductions
  • World Class Handshakes
  • Eye Contact & Smiling
  • Formal vs. Informal Greetings
  • Titles & Forms of Address
  • Remembering Names
  • Non-Verbal Language
  • Facial Expressions, Arm Gestures, Body Language, Micro Expressions
  • Personal Space
  • The Art of Conversation
  • Telephone Etiquette
  • Cell Phone Guidelines
  • Electronic Communication
  • Email Do’s & Don’ts
  • Texting
  • Stationery Etiquette Written Correspondence
  • Sustaining a Positive Online Image
  • Social Media Manners (Instagram, Facebook, YouTube)
  • Ethical Behavior
  • Responsibility, Accountability & Honesty
  • Possessing Social Grace
  • How to Get In & Out of a Car
  • How to Pick Up Something
  • Punctuality
  • Handling Personal Issues
  • Being a Team Player
  • Dating Etiquette
  • Preparing for the Interview
  • Doing Your Research
  • School or Company Culture
  • Grooming & Wardrobe Suggestions
  • Professional Greetings (Formal vs. Informal)
  • Key Listening & Conversation Skills
  • Preparing List of Pertinent & Intelligent Questions
  • Offering Appropriate Responses
  • Final Thoughts
  • Graceful Goodbyes
  • The Power of Thank You Notes (Email vs. Handwritten)
  • Event Etiquette: Parties, Proms & Beyond
  • Entering the Room
  • Noticing Nonverbal Communication
  • Personal Space & Touching
  • Managing Nervous Mannerisms
  • Conversation Starters
  • Compliments, Conflicts & Criticism
  • Listening Skills & Interrupting
  • Matching Pacing & Body Language
  • Exchanging Contact Information
  • How to Gracefully Exit
  • Table Setting Basics
  • Napkin Placement & Usage
  • Holding Dining Implements
  • Dessert Utensils
  • Handling Glassware
  • Continental vs. American Styles of Eating
  • Resting & Finished Positions
  • Passing & Serving
  • Breaking and Buttering Bread
  • How to Eat Soup
  • Dealing with Difficult to Eat Foods
  • Removing Unwanted Items
  • Making Polite Conversation
  • The 3 “B’s” of Toasting
  • Excusing Oneself from the Table

Kindly contact us with your preferred date and time and we’ll do our best to accommodate your schedule.

Please inquire at [email protected] with additional questions or to receive more information.