The Essentials
This workshop teaches everyday manners, common courtesy, saying thank you, table setting and table manners. This workshop is two hours and a pre-requisite for all workshops.

$45 per participant

Garden Tea Party Workshop for Girls
All components of The Essentials Workshop are taught to children while engaged in play at a garden tea party. Children can dress up in traditional garden tea attire as they learn and enjoy an American tea. All participants have their picture taken on a garden archway backround all primped in pearls, lace gloves and garden hat. Participants receive The Essentials booklet for daily study and practice. This workshop is two hours.

$35 per child

The Garden Tea Party can also be delivered as a birthday party. Please check website Services for price list.

Grooming and Personal Style
We teach the importance of personal hygiene, and proper dress. 90 minutes

$35 per participant

Proper Introductions and Polite Conversations
Emphasis is placed on how to properly introduce yourself to others, and how to engage comfortably in topics of conversation unfamiliar to you. Here at The Refinement Studio, we believe an exchange of thoughts and ideas encourage individuals to experience the world through and with others. 90 minutes

$35 per participant

Social Refinement
We teach proper verbal and written communication as well as social behaviors. The Refinement Studio teaches the importance of “what” social graces are and “how” you will benefit from their application. 90 minutes

$35 per participant

Table Setting and Table Manners
The Refinement Studio teaches the formal place setting for a three-course and five-course meal in both American and Continental service and eating styles. Participants will become comfortable with the proper names of chinaware, flatware and stemware. This workshop teaches appropriate dinner conversation and how to conduct oneself with grace and elegance. 120 minutes

$35 per participant

Formal Tea
Participants will learn the history of different tea services, and how to properly arrange and present a traditional tea table. The workshop ends with an actual formal tea. 120 minutes

$45 per participant

Business Etiquette and Professional Courtesies
This workshop covers basic office manners,  telephone etiquette, and introduces business correspondences and email etiquette. 90 minutes

$35 per participant

Sessions
Workshop can be scheduled individually with a one hour minimum, or combined for two to four hours. We will gladly design a workshop specific to your needs. We travel to deliver workshops for your convenience.

Dress Code
- Participants taking part in a tea party must dress for a formal tea.
- Business Etiquette participants should dress in business formal attire.
- All other participants should dress in business casual attire.
 
To have respect for ourselves guides our morals; and to have deference for others governs our manners.- Lawrence Sterne
 
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