Chris Ulrich is frequently called upon by the media to speak about his expertise in body language and presentation skills.
June 16, 2021
By Thomas Floyd
Feb. 8, 2021
Back when Chris Ulrich was working as a domestic policy adviser for Vice President Al Gore, his Connecticut Avenue commute took him on a daily stroll past the DC Improv . Often, the Robin Williams-obsessed comedy junkie would pause and consider signing up for an improv class before burying that impulse. “I was afraid,” he says.
By Leah Walsh
Chris is a body language expert, political consultant, improvisational actor, and personal coach. He is the founder of CU in the Moment, a company with a multi-disciplined approach to educating clients about how to use body language, executive presence and effective communication skills to bring out the best in themselves both professionally and personally and to inspire the best in others.
September 30, 2020
Chris Ulrich, a behavioral body language expert based in Washington, D.C., said Trump’s gestures showed he was “on the attack today,” while Biden’s body language remained opened, portraying an overall calm demeanor.
“There were moments where Trump got to him, which for Biden undermines his approach as a statesman,” Ulrich said.
March 14, 2019
July 14, 2017
Most observers are ready to project their own emotions about Mr. Trump’s presidency onto each episode of botched social protocol, but Jacqueline Whitmore, an author and etiquette instructor, and Chris Ulrich, who teaches body language and presentation skills at the Body Language Institute, analyze interactions like these for a living.
“The bottom line,” Mr. Ulrich said, “is that in every one of these, Trump takes up real estate in other world leaders’ heads.”