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Confidence & Poise LLC: Pageant Training by Mary Swenson

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  • Woodbury, MN, USA

  • Operating Hours: Closed (Monday)
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Pageants have helped shaped the woman Mary has become. Fascinated by the sparkling confidence of pageant titleholders, Mary entered a pageant on a whim at the age of 19. She placed 2nd runner up and was hooked from there! Realizing her natural talent in this arena, she decided to delve deep into all aspects of pageants. Mary trained extensively to prepare for the title of Miss Minnesota and after four years of hard work, she was crowned Miss Minnesota International 2011. She has also participated in, volunteered for, and judged countless pageants.

Although pageants are fun and glamorous- there is so much more value to them. The journey to become a titleholder, a role-model, a Queen, will change who you are as a person. Pageant competitors are confident, motivated, involved individuals who strive to better themselves and their world. Pageants can build self-esteem, poise, communication skills, and drive.

Mary's platform/mission through her pageant career, and to this day, is to develop self-esteem in young woman. Through working with Girl Scouts, the Dove Movement for Self-Esteem, speaking to community organizations, holding self-esteem workshops, teaching dance, and pageant training, she strives to help girls realize their full potential.

Mary loves sharing her passion of positive pageantry with others. Mary specializes in helping young women discover how fun and challenging pageants can be. With her experience teaching dance for all ages, it is natural for Mary to coach youth in their pageant endeavors. Through her background, communications degree, and extensive training, Mary enjoys helping her clients find success.

Mary has had countless state and national titleholders in a variety of pageant systems. View Client Success here: http://www.marylynnswenson.com/client-success.html

Popular Pageants Mary Coaches For: NAM, MAC, IJM, MRI, INTL, ALM, and many others.

Mary is an Official Sponsor For: America's Little Miss, Pure American Pageants, ND International Pageants, Midwest Dreams WI.

www.marylynnswenson.com

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Piller
27, December 2018
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Mary is amazing! When I sought out a coach for my six year old daughter I was very particular in what I wanted for her. Mary does a great job with children of all ages! She quickly gained my daughters love and affection. Mary also does a great job at holding mock interviews and offering a wide range of services. She assisted us with all of our paperwork, wardrobe selections and helped choreograph my daughters casual wear performance. Landry is very proud to say that she is one of Mary’s girls! We just adore her!

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Marohn
24, December 2018
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Meeting Mary Swenson of Confidence & Poise was a game changer for us in Pageantry! Not only is she extremely passionate about what she does on a professional level but she also is dedicated to personally bring out the best in each of her clients! From one on one coaching in all areas of competition and group mock interview sessions to offering onsite support during pageants and so much more, Mary provides a wealth of opportunities for the young women who call her “coach” to learn, grow, and win! We absolutely loved working with Mary as a coach and now are proud to have her on board as a sponsor!

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Kaufer
23, December 2018
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Mary Swenson is an incredible pageant and life coach. She is professional, loving, and works endlessly for her clients. Her track record speaks for itself and anyone who works with her is changed for the better! A parent is making a great investment by having their daughter work with Mary Swenson! An investment that goes far beyond any pageant!

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Kaufer
23, December 2018
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Mary goes above and beyond for all of her clients! She has a true passion for helping develop young women. She offers professional guidance, loving encouragement, and endless support. Mary teaches great pageant skills, but more importantly- great life skills. Her degree in communications, experience as Miss Minnesota, experience as a dance instructor, and her natural talents in all areas of pageantry make her one of the absolute best.

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Corning
23, December 2018
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Mary is a hidden gem! We started working with Mary almost three years ago and we’ve seen a dramatic change in our daughter. We are thankful for her knowledge her willingness to go above and beyond for her clients.

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Swenson
23, December 2018
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Mary is a top notch pageant coach who treats her clients like royalty. She is down to earth, caring, and relates to all of her clients uniquely. Everyone one of her girls grow immensely in confidence through their training. Mary is creating phenomenal pageant queens and incredible young women.

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Harper
23, December 2018
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Mary is not only the best coach but she is truly a great person. Our daughter is a better person for knowing her. If you are looking for a professional coach...look no further....seriously.

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Kaufer
23, December 2018
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Mary Swenson is one of the best pageant coaches in the country! She is professional, experienced, and goes above and beyond for every single one of her clients. Mary has a passion for pageantry and lights a fire within everyone she works with. Mary has a way of spreading positivity, confidence, and sparkle everywhere she goes. Her legacy of confidence and poise is evident in all of her clients!

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Chalmers
23, December 2018
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Mary has coached my daughter for the NAM pageant system for the past 5 years. She has truly helped her to discover herself - her values, her passions, and her talents. Mary provides an environment for her clients that is built upon becoming their best, supporting the growth of others and contributing to the community. Self awareness and skills that will serve them well for a lifetime. She is accessible 24/7 to encourage and support her client's development. Mary is the best pageant coach around. With her coaching, my daughter and our family have gone to NAM nationals for five years in a row, but much more importantly, my daughter has grown so much through her work with Mary and is a teen with a super strong role model and support network of other clients and their families. She is a confident public speaker and avid volunteer. Thank you, Mary!

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Shanley
14, December 2018
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Mary Swenson of Confidence and Poise LLC is such an incredible role model, especially for youth in the industry. She is motivating and inspiring while helping to develop bright, well-rounded young ladies both on and off-stage! Her knowledge of specific systems such as NAM is very valuable for anyone entering as a first-time or repeat contestant.

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Callahan
10, December 2018
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Mary Swenson is an outstanding coach and mentor to all 3 of my daughters who participate in pageants. She has taken them from shy girls to girls with confidence both on and off of the stage. My oldest daughter used to hold onto my leg because she was so shy. She went from that to a national spokesmodel winner thanks to Miss Mary's help! She is able to bring out the best in each of her clients and helps all of her clients find their passions and excel at them.

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Harper
10, December 2018
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As a parent who was 100% against getting a coach, I was definitely not prepared for what we found in Mary. Six years and many titles later, Mary has shown my daughter how to win....and how to accept losses with grace and dignity. The main reason Team Confidence and Poise is so successful, is because Mary makes every new girl feel like she’s known them forever. We are from WI, and Mary’s based out of MN. When we first met, my daughter worried about not knowing anyone. Mary’s girls accepted my daughter into the “family,” and she now has a large group of great friends she would never have met, if not for Mary. Mary also celebrates my daughter’s life outside of pageantry. When my daughter has any type of success, one of the first people she wants to call is Mary. Just last weekend, my daughter conquered her fear of getting earrings...and we were literally walking out of Claire’s when T called Mary! Confidence and Poise is the team name, but it describes only TWO of the characteristics Mary has helped my daughter develop. This is true because of how far Mary is willing to go to reach above and beyond what is expected of a pageant coach. Because of this, we have referred so many girls to Mary, I’ve lost track! I recently told a friend, “Mary’s not just a coach, she will LOVE your daughters if you let her.” I would never say that if it weren’t true. Mary has shown, in countless ways, that she loves my daughter. An outsider could watch the way Mary interacts with her clients, and be able to see this is true. That’s the real difference between her and any other coach: she will love your daughter if you let her. In other words....meet Mary, hire her...and then sit back and watch a beautiful relationship develop between her and your child. Mary gets the best results from her clients, because she GIVES nothing but the best of herself. I can’t imagine any child not growing and exceling under the type of guidance Mary offers. The most amazing thing is, I truly don’t think Mary has a clue what she really represents to her clients. A pageant coach? Yes, she’s got pageantry down to an art form. But, it’s who Mary is, and the fact that Mary takes the time to KNOW what makes each, individual client tick, that has made her so successful. ??

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Hohneke
10, December 2018
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Mary has gone above and beyond my expectations as a coach for my Teenage Daughter. Mary's coaching has not just made my daughter a better pageant contestant but a very Confident and Mature Young Lady!

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Thiesfeld
09, December 2018
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Mary is fabulous! She is more that just a pageant coach...she is the most positive, supportive, role model for girls of all ages. She knows how to bring out the best in each of her clients. She is hard working, organized and always so quick to respond! My daughter loves Mary and every time she trains with her, she leaves with more poise and confidence than before! We are blessed to get to train with Mary! xoxo

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Trepanier-Friese
09, December 2018
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Mary is an all around amazing person. She is kind, the meaning of positive pageantry and goes out of her way to be helpful to everyone. She makes every girl feel special. She also impacts all these girls far beyond pageants, focusing on life skills to ensure they are successful in anything they do.

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Halder
09, December 2018
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Mary truly cares about each and every one of her clients. My daughter absolutely adores Mary! My daughter has learned so much and gained so much confidence.

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Disher
09, December 2018
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Mary Swenson is more than a pageant coach - she is a life coach for the young women that she works with. As a mother, I am always thrilled when it's pageant prep time for one of my daughters - they adore Mary and look forward to every minute that they get with her. Mary's positive approach is invaluable - she can give constructive feedback in a way that still makes the girls feel like a million bucks. Mary is building strong, independent, beautiful inside and out - women of the future! Mary laughs and cries with her girls, she celebrates with and loves up her girls; and BEST OF ALL - she genuinely cares.

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Hohneke
06, December 2018
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A coach who really cares and wants the best for each one of her girls, thats Mary! Mary works with each girl in different ways to pull the best out of them, so they will be fully prepared going into either a State or National pageant. Training and guidance is top notch. I always look forward to spending time working with Mary.

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06, December 2018
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Mary is amazing! She has taught my daughter how to be confident, poised and a public speaker at age 5! She goes the extra mile for all of her clients. She knows pageants inside and out and will be your daughter's biggest cheerleader

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Plaman
06, December 2018
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Megan loves working with Mary. She has been a great resource for all things pageant. Mary is super sweet, personable and has helped Megan grow in her pageant goals in a short amount of time. Look forward to seeing what 2019 brings.

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