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Boost Confidence, Communicate Effectively,
Develop Leadership Skills, Build Thriving Relationships


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"the social hack"

We teach powerful skills to help you embrace your strengths, find your voice, build confidence, set boundaries, achieve amazing things, make new friends, and much more.

At SkillBuildR Academy, we are dedicated to your empowerment, growth and success. Join our community of incredible people who are ready to create impact, excel in their chosen fields, and embrace the extraordinary.

Build a thriving social life. Become bulletproof with rejection therapy. Master your body language. Develop a positive mindset. Learn to say no. Increase self-worth. Fine tune your public speaking skills. Overcome social anxiety. Enjoy life and have fun. We provide the tools you need to thrive and succeed.

Unlock your full potential with skills not taught in school ––embark on a journey of personal transformation, where your shyness transforms into inner strength, your insecurities dissolve, and your social anxiety becomes a catalyst for growth.​ 


My name is Dasha,

Founder of SkillBuildR Academy & Your Instructor

Dasha Baranaiova Sanders is an Assertiveness Coach, Certified Nonverbal Communications Expert, certified Rapid Transformational Therapy Practitioner, a Member of the National Guild of Hypnotists, and a mom of two. Dasha's interest in human potential has led her to study communication at Wharton University of Pennsylvania, nonverbal communication with a former FBI agent,  Joe Navarro ––expert in human behaviour, and peak performance with Tony Robbins and Chloe Maddanes from the Robbins & Maddanes Institute. Dasha's mission is to help people maximize opportunities, minimize regrets, and lead happier, more fulfilling lives.


Business Hours

Monday to Friday: 9:00 - 5:00 PM

Zoom Sessions available on demand.

Upcoming Events

  • Body Language & Nonverbal Communication
    Time is TBD
    Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    It is estimated that about 80-90% of communication is nonverbal. Meaning that what you say accounts for only 10-20% . Are you aware of the nonverbal signals you're sending out?
  • Girl Power
    Time is TBD
    Time is TBD
    Pointe-Claire, 15 Av. Cartier, Pointe-Claire, QC H9S 4R5, Canada
    Find Your Voice & Unlock Your Potential. Reclaim your power &build a life you love.
  • Teen Spirit
    Time is TBD
    Time is TBD
    Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Assertive Communication & Confidence Builder. To learn social skills you need practice and feedback.
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improve the quality of your life

Assertive skills are life skills ––needed to succeed and thrive in social environments.

As social beings, we thrive in social settings and depend on our communities for support and social connections. Therefore, developing social skills is essential to our success and well-being.

In recent years, the demand for "soft skills" has skyrocketed. It is believed that these skills will play  a defining role in shaping the future of our work.  As technology continues to advance & automation takes over routine tasks, the ability to effectively communicate , collaborate and build strong relationships with others becomes increasingly valuable. Those who possess strong interpersonal skills will be well positioned to thrive in the evolving professional landscape, where human connection and effective communication are highly prized.

So, if you feel like you're missing out on opportunities because you're too shy to speak up, enroll in one of our ongoing workshops.


Improve your social skills, beat social anxiety, communicate effectively, create new opportunities, set boundaries, discover the secret to great first impressions, develop confident body, improve self-esteem and boost self-confidence.


Don't let fear hold you back any longer. Join our community today and receive life-changing tools. You'll also meet a group of supportive, like-minded people who will help you along your journey.

We're looking forward to meeting you!

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15 Avenue Cartier, Pointe-Claire, Qc., Canada

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