Joshua offers two very popular workshops:

Mind Blowing Presentations

as well as,

Circus Skills

For over 25 years, Joshua has been presenting in a wide variety of capacities including workshops for corporations like Wells Fargo and Google. He has been adjunct faculty at universities like SLU Business School and taught highly successful workshops at many arts and education based conferences.  In his workshops he shares the skills that have made him a highly sought-after speaker and educator.


You and your group could use a bump to take their presentations to the next level.

This is because today's presenter must truly engage the audience in ways that until recently have never been explored.

Joshua’s presentations blow minds, and in this workshop he shares the secret.

“Joshua Routh was an amazing collaborative partner. His quality and professionalism is unparalleled in the St. Louis region. I cannot wait to work with him again. His spirit and talent helped carry my presentation through to perfection. Without his help, I'm certain I would not have received the results I did.” - Sean Trani, Pelopidas

It could be said Joshua Routh wrote the book on Mind Blowing Presentations.

Because he did.

His book and workshop has been used by many people to gain an edge and improve their presentation skills exponentially.

Joshua has over 20 years’ experience directing, choreographing, writing, and consulting for theatrical productions, magic acts, circuses, and films. He has a broad knowledge base of what it takes to create a Mind Blowing Presentation. Many businesses and conferences have commissioned his skills to help their staff and attendees grow as presenters. 

In the era of TED talks and PechaKucha presentations, it has become clear that a microphone and a PowerPoint are not enough to excite an audience. Today's presenter must truly engage the audience in ways that until recently have never been explored. 

Attendees will learn: 

  • Structuring presentations to harness all learning styles
  • Attention grabbers including tricks and stunts
  • How to make ideas and concepts sticky 
  • How to successfully get responses from your audience.... Not glazed eyes. 
  • The power of debrief and much more.

Joshua's Mind Blowing Presentations workshop follows this 5 module process:

Module 1: Insight and Awareness – Understanding the skills participants have and assess areas for growth

Module 2: Creativity and Inspiration - Finding a memorable message and making it stick

Module 3: Magic, Storytelling and Structure, and the Audience Response - Tricks and tips for grabbing attention, blowing minds, and building the presentation 

Module 4: Presentation Skills and Audience Response - Learning the physical skills for presenting and managing an audience

Module 5: Presenting and Debrief - Observing sample presentations and creating notes for future refinement

During the workshop, participants will:

  • Learn a little magic!
  • Gain a practical understanding of every aspect of presentation
  • Explore the power of storytelling in business
  • Build Presence
  • Read the room and respond to it
  • Control and channel nervous energy to your advantage
  • Develop strong control of vocal and non-verbal communication
  • Handle tricky situations and people smoothly
  • Structure presentations for maximum impact
  • Create powerful meaning to technicality
  • Introduce play in presentations – for our own benefit and others’
  • Use presentation skills as leadership tools
  • Take charge of a room and motivating your audience
  • Learn the art of persuasion and influence
  • Gain confidence!

And much, much more!


You need the perfect way to boost morale, re-engage with your staff, and get your team setting new goals.

Circus training helps to develop confidence, trust in others, leadership, and non-verbal communication.

Joshua's exciting and inspiring circus-themed corporate workshops have been designed to introduce your team to an incredible range of new skills and tools.

“Joshua and his team were fabulous with our diverse group of 65 students and 20 professionals from all over the country. They had us up and moving around, laughing, and engaging, and taught us skills for our work and life. I would work with him again in a heartbeat.” – Sheila Katz, Hillel - Ask Big Questions Conference

Offering the ultimate taste of what life is like in the circus, Joshua and his expert trainers and performers are on hand throughout every session to ensure that you get the absolute best experience. Share the fun, risk and comradeship of circus and see the results in your workplace. 

Participants can learn:

  • Juggling
  • Basic Acrobatics
  • Aerial Silks
  • Stilt walking
  • Plate Spinning
  • Balancing Feats and much more!

Always going above and beyond to meet your needs, Joshua and his team can either come to you, or you can come to us at his rehearsal space – whatever is more convenient for you and your team.

Joshua has a wide breadth of experience teaching corporations, college students, high school students and more. In this workshop, he will share how he keeps learning exciting and fun.

His programs are not your average dry lectures. Participants will learn real tricks of engagement and how to apply them to any topic. If you want to have your team or students on the edge of their seat, this is the workshop you are looking for.

Drawing from his skills as an adjunct professor, corporate trainer and workshop leader, Joshua will teach attendees practical tricks and tips to keep any audience engaged. Joshua has led this workshop at many education conferences, corporate trainer meetings and has consulted for speakers and entertainers with his experienced eye.

This workshop is designed with a combination of circus skills, drama, style, games and trust exercises. The goal is to challenge and reward participants, dissolving company hierarchy and uniting the team to achieve a common purpose.

  • Problem solving skills
  • Enhance team trust
  • Leadership Skills
  • Communication
  • Resolve team conflict
  • Confidence & esteem building
  • Fitness
  • Fun

What to wear: Comfortable clothing for fitness (leggings/ long tracksuit bottoms, leotard or t-shirt and long hair tied up, watches and jewelry removed please). 

What to bring: A bottle of water and your group! Joshua and his team of circus performers will supply all equipment. 

Why not finish off your corporate workshop with some unique entertainment? Book Joshua to do a show!

About Joshua

Sharing his passion for learning new skills has been a big part of Joshua's life for many years. He has taught workshops on topics ranging from circus skills to giving amazing presentations for a wide variety of audiences. He has shared his knowledge at huge conferences, corporate meetings, conventions and training events.

Past corporate clients include Wells Fargo, Nestle Purina, Google and many others.

He has been an adjunct professor for SLU Business School and worked with many university students to apply the core lessons from circus skills and improv theater to grow well rounded future leaders.

He is regularly invited to teach at education conferences, working with teachers to make their lessons more engaging as well as his special brand of classroom management.


The best event planners realize that an event is a success if it features:

  • An Engaging Activity - The most successful events feature something that absolutely captivates the group's attention.
  • Humor - People love to laugh! One of the easiest ways to leave your guests with positive memories of your event is to engage them in an activity that keeps everyone laughing.
  • Inoffensive Content - An event is greatly enhanced by a presentation that is clean and non-offensive to everyone.

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