Announcement: Communication Workshop at Bhopal – 17,18 Feb 2018

TISA welcomes you to be a part of a new milestone in it’s journey! Announcing the first “Communication Workshop” in the capital city of Madhya Pradesh, the land of beautiful lakes- Bhopal.

17, 18 February 2018 (Saturday, Sunday)


Smriti Star Hotel,
35, Zone-II
Maharana Pratap Nagar
Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 462011








Rs. 1000/- per person
Includes: Breakfast, Lunch and evening tea and workshop logistic expenditures.

Steps to Register:

1. Transfer the registration amount to the following bank account:
Name : Amit Singh Kushwaha

SBI A/C No. 32773893075
Branch Name : Amarpatan, Dist. Satna (Madhya Pradesh)
IFC Code : SBIN0005196

2. Fill your details in the registration form here.

You are done!



Last date for Registration:

15 February,



1. AC Deluxe Triple sharing Room Rs. 1000 at Smriti Star Hotel

2. AC Deluxe Double Sharing Room Rs. 1500 at Smriti Star Hotel

3. AC Deluxe Single Room Rs. 2200 at Smriti Star Hotel

(Check out time 24 Hours)

You may also explore other budget hotels in the near by area. For assistance contact Amit (09300939758)

List of Enrolled Participants

S.No. Name City Registration Fee Status
1 ANJAN GHOSH Kolkata Paid Confirm
2 SURESH CHOUDHARY Jaipur Paid Confirm
3 Sweta Ruparel Anand Paid Confirm
4 jagdish Mewada bhopal Paid Confirm
5 Varun Pratap singh Farrukhabad Paid Confirm
6 kailash neware bhopal Paid Confirm
7 rohit gour bhopal Paid Confirm
9 ayush gupta bhopal Paid Confirm
10 Parag Dalal Mumbai Paid Confirm
11 M K HARSH BHOPAL Paid Confirm
12 Avadhesh Thakur Indore Paid Confirm
13 Dharmendra Kadam Indore Paid Confirm
14 Ravindra Indore Paid Confirm
15 Bhanu Pratap Singh Raigarh Paid Confirm
16 Rakesh Jaiswal Lukhnow Paid Confirm
17 Shailendra Vinayak New Delhi Paid Confirm
18 Saddam Husen Ujjian Paid Confirm
19 Bhagirath Kumawat Rajasthan No On Hold
20 Abhinav Singh Banglore Paid Confirm
21 Amit Singh Satna Paid Confirm

Like all our workshops, this workshop will focus on accepting stammering as a diversity and becoming a good communicator. We do not claim to cure stammering. The workshop will emphasize the use of practical and proven measures to deal with stammering. Join us in taking pride and accepting our diversity.

Date: Saturday, 17th February 2018
Time Activity Facilitator
Opening, welcome note Amit
9.30 – 10.00 Intros of facilitators and participants, Ice-breaker activity Amit / Abhinav
10.00 – 10.40 Introduction to Vipassana – Practice, followed by Q&A Vipassana Faculty (on invitation)
10.40-11.00 Breakfast
11.00 – 12.00 Interactive session on Acceptance
– What is acceptance?
– Acceptance and Stammering
– (Other points to be added by Amit)
– Q&A
12.00 – 1.00 Introduction to techniques
– Bouncing and Prolongation
– Pausing
– Voluntary Stuttering
1.00 – 2.00 Lunch
2.00 – 3.30 Stammering Interviews with a partner
– Interview partners
– Reflections via mini-presentations
Abhinav & Amit
3.30 – 4.00 Communication Game Abhinav
4.00-4.15 Tea Break
4.15 – 6.00 Outdoor Activity
– Stranger talk / Stammering interviews with voluntary stammering
– Debreifing, feedback, review
Amit, Abhinav and other seniors to lead groups
Date: Sunday, 18th February 2018
Time Activity Facilitator
Recap Abhinav & Amit
9.30 – 10.40 Dealing with secondary symptoms
– Mutual Videography
– Cataloging
– Reflections
10.40-11.00 Breakfast
11.00 – 12.00 General Discussions, interactions
– Deeper questions, discussions on Acceptance
– Facilitators take participant questions
– Self Help methds: Belly breathing, journaling, self-talk / affirmations, visualizations
– Participants share
12.00 – 1.00 Mini-presentations, story-telling
– Facilitarors give random topics
– Use of techniques learnt during presentations
– Feedback
– Q&A
12.00 – 1.00 Case Study
– Read, Reflect and Discuss
1.00 – 2.00 Lunch
2.00 – 2.30 Energizer Activity Abhinav
2.30 – 4.30 Group Plays
– Divide in groups
– Develop a script, practice and Perform
Abhinav & Amit
4.00-4.15 Tea Break
4.15 – 6.00 Goal-setting and Roadmapping (Individuals)
Roadmapping of Group: Bhopal locals to set up a local SHG? Meet up and practice?
Q&A, general discussions
Group Photo, fellowships, exchange of contacts and farewell
Abhinav & Amit

How To Reach?

By Rail:
There are two major railway stations which are closest to the venue: Habibganj (distance 1.5 km) and Bhopal railway station (distance 8 km).

Ola Cab/ Autorickshaws are easily available to reach the venue. Alternatively, you can board a bus by MyBus Service (Bhopal), and get down at Board office crossroads. Bus to be boarded: SR2 or SR5. If coming from Habibganj Railway Station, board the SR2 bus. The venue is 100 meters walk from here.

By Air:
The venue is 18 km drive from the Bhopal airport.

Places to Visit:
Bhopal is a major tourist destination famous for nature and cultural heritage. For information about Bhopal and surrounding tourist places, visit this link.

Contact Persons:
Amit – 09300939758
Jagdish – 07987577275

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Post Author: Harish Usgaonker

1 thought on “Announcement: Communication Workshop at Bhopal – 17,18 Feb 2018


    (December 6, 2017 - 9:05 am)

    Congrats Amit and Team! Very well done.
    Now get down to contacting people personally on phone. Pws are very “shy” people, as you know.. :))
    They need much cajoling and convincing – to leave their “shell”…
    My personal best wishes!

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