Personal Development

Learn the secrets to be the best you can be!

JDW Brisbane has been helping young people build confidence, self esteem and a positive sense of self for over 69 years, we nurture and inspire your children while guiding them through the transformation from teenager to young adult. Discover the values of good manners and the importance of self -worth and happiness.

JUNIOR MODERN MANNERS

JUNIOR PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

This course designed for students aged 8-13.

TOTAL GROOMING
This session is designed for students to improve their overall appearance, by understanding the techniques of good grooming and breaking bad habits.

HAIRCARE
Our professional hair stylist will teach you the secrets to hair grooming perfection! Learn how to easily style your hair and find out what style best suits you.

DEPORTMENT AND POSITIVE BODY IMAGE
Learn the art of moving gracefully.  Let us guide you in how to stand tall and create good posture. Deportment is how you express yourself by the way you move and hold your body.

SPEECH AND CONVERSATION
Speech should not be rushed, take your time and think about what you are saying. Our speech session covers correct diction and good grammar.

WARDROBE AND FASHION
Learn about great key pieces you can mix and match, smart shopping and styling secrets. You will be taught the art of creating a look which is comfortable and suits your personal style.

PHOTOPOSING AND TELEVISION COMMERCIALS
What is expected at an audition? Learn all the techniques to help you feel comfortable in front of a camera. You will have your first professional session with a photographer.

SOCIAL AND DINING ETIQUETTE | HUMAN RELATIONS – DISCOVERING YOU! BE THE BEST YOU CAN BE!
Human relations focuses on self-esteem and confidence – a gift all young ladies and gentlemen need! At JDW Brisbane we believe good manners, showing respect and consideration are the things that stamp us as kind, caring and courteous people.

SKINCARE | MINI MAKE-UP
Understand the care and importance of healthy skin. Our workshop demonstrates a step by step skincare routine and the application of light natural make-up for special occasions.

PARADE 1 AND 2
This workshop develops teamwork on and off stage. Learn how to walk with grace and ease and prepare for the graduation parade.

MODERN MANNERS

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

This course designed for young ladies and gentleman aged 14—18.

TOTAL GROOMING
This session is designed for students to improve their overall appearance, by understanding the techniques of good grooming and breaking bad habits.

SPEECH AND CONVERSATION
Nothing can create a negative impression faster than poor speech, grammar and diction habits. A few simple exercises, if practiced, will be of enormous assistance.

SOCIAL AND DINING ETIQUETTE
Etiquette and behaviour demanded by different situations are broken down into simple steps, so you can begin to use them with ease and confidence.

DEPORTMENT AND POSITIVE BODY IMAGE
Good posture and graceful movements are essential! Love the body you are in. You will exude confidence and style by mastering these simple techniques.

HAIRCARE
Our professional hairdresser will tell you how to achieve healthy, shiny locks.  The instructor will suggest styles and colours to suit your face shape and skin tone.

WARDROBE AND FASHION
It is essential to dress appropriately for every occasion.  There are infinite potential combinations, styles and shapes.  You will be taught the art of creating a look which not only suits the occasion, but also you and your budget.

HUMAN RELATIONS – DISCOVERING YOU! BE THE BEST YOU CAN BE!
Human relations places the focus on setting goals, self-esteem and confidence – a gift all young people need! At JDW Brisbane we believe good manners, showing respect and consideration are the things that stamp us as kind, caring and courteous people.

SKINCARE | MAKE-DOWN AND MAKE-UP (Only for Ladies)
Understand the care and importance of healthy skin. Our workshop demonstrates a step by step skincare routine. Application of a natural make-down for the day and make-up for evening and special occasions.

EXERCISE AND HEALTHY EATING HABITS
Regular exercise keeps you looking great by keeping your muscles toned.  Part of a healthy and energetic lifestyle includes nutritional food.

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