Being of Influence | Free Workshop | 20 Mar 2021

Free Virtual Workshop (LGBTQ+ Wellbeing)

106 reviews
Mar 20 - 20, 2021
Group size: 1 - 125
Being of Influence | Free Workshop | 20 Mar 2021
Free Virtual Workshop (LGBTQ+ Wellbeing)

106 reviews

Mar 20 - 20, 2021
Group size: 1 - 125

About this trip

Workshop : Being of Influence

Date : Saturday 20th March

Time : 10:00 - 13:00 UKT (GMT)

Location : Virtual

Audience : LGBTQ+

Cost : FREE  (Donations accepted)

'Being of Influence' is a self-empowerment workshop for those wanting to make more of an impact in the world. We’ll be introducing new processes and tools for putting your purpose into practice whilst still safe-guarding your own health and well-being.

“The key to successful leadership is influence, not authority.” Kenneth Blanchard

Why join this workshop?

-  Gain some clarity on what it is that you really want to achieve
-  Discover new self-care tools for managing your own wellbeing
-  Challenge self-imposed personal narratives
-  Acquire fresh perspectives 

-  Feel empowered having discovered new information about yourself
-  Refresh and recalibrate your core values
-  Increase the positive impact you could have in the world

About this workshop.

During this three-hour workshop, we'll start to explore how you can act on your commitments to serve others while keeping sight of your own core needs and values.  We may understand that our purpose is to incite change and support those less fortunate, but how do we ensure that we are having an impact? And at the same time safe-guarding our own well-being and remaining true to ourselves.

We want you to feel empowered with the new information you’re going to uncover and leave with actionable steps towards taking more control of your own life. 

You will take part in various creative and interactive workshops to help you bring your intentions to life, and we’ll be encouraging you to use your mind and body to discover brand new perspectives about yourself. 

The tools we’ll use:

We'll be incorporating tried and tested practices such as journaling, group sharing, self-enquiry, breath-work and meditation. These will be interspersed with key teachings and coaching techniques.

About our approach.

We offer a safe space to get curious, open up and discuss with others, aspects of your life you’re finding challenging or simply want to improve. Naturally it is a completely confidential space, where individuals can openly share their feelings and thoughts with the option of anonymity. 

Your safety comes first.

Your safety is our main priority. For this reason, we may need to ask participants for some personal medical information, before we can confirm your place on the workshop. These are standard questions, there to protect your safety and everyone else involved. This information will only be shared on a need to know basis and will be GDPR compliant. We will also be undertaking other necessary safety measures, during and post-retreat.

We would highly recommend individuals with concerns relating to pre-existing mental health conditions, substance misuse and related disorders to seek immediate professional help. 

About the team.

This workshop has been designed by Create Space Workshops in partnership with We Create Space.

Founder of Create Space - Michael Edward Stephens

Experience Coordinator - Maylis Djikalou

Lead Facilitator - Zach Ames

Co-Facilitator -Char Bailey

Guest Speaker - Gurchaten Sandhu (Nanoo)


This workshop is free of charge however donations do support future workshops. You can donate to our nonprofit just giving page here.

What’s included

  • Workshops
    All group workshops and activities.
  • Tools and Workbooks
    Pre-reading, workbooks and continual development resources.
  • Admin Support
    Should you require any help completing the pre-assessment and questionaire
  • Additional Support
    We will provide additional support in the form of signposting to relevant services only.
  • Confidentiality
    All participants will be asked to conform to our agreed privacy terms and conditions.
  • Medical Insurance
    Suitable and relevant medical insurance to be provided by participant.


Being of Influence
Virtual Workshop Itinerary.

Saturday 20th March

10:00 - 13:00 UKT (GMT)

·  Team introductions.

·  Visualisation.

·  Unit 1 - Workshop.

·  Conversation with Guest speaker. 

·  Unit 2 - Workshop. 

·  Breakout group sessions. 

·  Unit 3 - Workshop. 

·  Group share.

·  Breathwork.

·  Closing. 

Ahead of the session, a recommended reading list, tool-kit and pre-worksheet will be provided.

At the end of the day, participants will be provided some 'homework', to help with process and reflection.

Your Organizer

Create Space Workshops
106 reviews
We're a global retreat and workshop planning service, based in the UK. We organise bespoke well-being experiences - both in person, and virtually.


Amazing experience and great opportunity for personal development. Thank you very much!
I connected with some really wonderful people and felt inspired by their honesty. Such a great group of individuals!
It was a fantastic workshop! It was good to know that they are people like yourself that are struggling and trying to find their purpose, it helped me to see that I am not alone. I definitely recommend it.
Another amazing workshop, really enjoy attending. The founder Micheal and the speakers are extremely welcoming. too. However this is only a slight insight into the experience, most speakers hosting the workshops share key theorist within the field being discussed leading this event to be informative and engaging. All attendees I have met have been so lovely and the participants are a great crowd. Oh the meditation at the start of the session really adds to the workshop too, so good. Looking forward to attend future workshops. See you there.
I had a fantastic and enlightening time on the retreat. It’s a shame it was virtual, as I really wanted to meet everyone in person, but it still worked really well. It was a brand new experience for me and I’ve taken so much from it already to take forward
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I took part in a weekend Who Am I? retreat and highly recommend it. The group size is intimate so never feels too daunting and you're able to build connections well. Maylis was a fantastic organiser - felt there was great communication from pre-booking right through to afterwards. Michael is a fantastic host, he leads the retreat with from a place of kindness, vulnerability and openness I find really commendable. Whether you're new to self exploration or a seasoned pro - I think this is worth doing.
By Jamie McHale on 01 Sep, 2020
I attended the Who Am I retreat in early June to explore my identify as a gay man. I found the retreat a life-enriching experience. The communication before the retreat was excellent and I particularly enjoyed the pre-retreat call. It was an intense two days - and virtual because of lockdown - but the conversations were enriching and inspiring and I thought that the structure and content was very well designed. Recommended!
By Freddie Brodermann on 30 Jun, 2020