Are you looking for fun and dynamic professional development that support your staff in building communication, leadership, and strengthening team dynamics? Improv Consultants is the convergence of professional development & fun! We work with businesses, teams and individuals to improve communication, collaboration, and leadership. We have many programs to choose from ranging from fully experiential 100% corporate improv training to traditional seminars with workbook and power point. If you are an HR or Learning Director, click on the Business Training button below to learn more! If you are an Meeting or Event Planner or Director, click on either the Business Training or the Off-site button! 

If you are local in the SF Bay Area, check out our calendar for the next upcoming public event! 


Business Training

With an extensive background in training and development, our consultants facilitate professional development programs in the areas of communication, leadership, and team development. With new programs continually being developed, we are sure to have the program perfect for your staff! learn more

Executive Coaching

Are you an executive looking for ways to improve your executive presence? Does your role as a leader involve speaking to a group or leading a team? Do you have concerns about some of your team members or has communication become challenging?  Executive coaching is not for everyone. If you are serious about hiring a coach …  learn more

Off-Site Retreats

Improv Consultants offers a variety of programs for off-site sessions and retreats. We are all about fun when it comes to helping your team unwind away from work. We are also about helping them to focus on what matters most. Whether it is a strategic planning session, an annual day long off-site to develop improved collaboration, or a 1/2 day event to celebrate improvisation will help your team say “YES AND” all while having fun! Learn more…

Improv Teacher Programs

Teacher Programs

Our Teacher Staff Development programs incorporate improvisation and beach balls for fun and creative literacy building activities. The strategies presented in our programs support teachers in helping their students build language skills in a fun and creative way. learn more

What We Do 

Improvisation is based on the philosophy that “it is OK to make mistakes.” It is a powerful tool that helps build confidence, collaboration and creativity. Improv Consultants uses improvisation to provide engaging and enjoyable experiential programs for businesses of all types. Our consultants have expertise in conducting team building and management training that promotes teamwork and authentic communication. We also provide personal coaching that develops leadership, presentation and communication skills.

Our school programs, developed specifically for educators, use improvisation to increase literacy. Our improv training programs have been used by – and are available for – both public and private schools in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. Learn More!

Who We Are

Improv Consultants is a team of creative professionals founded by Lisa Safran, speaker, consultant and author. We take great pride in being a mix of creative people: executive coaches, educators, trainers, facilitators, improvisers, speakers and more.

We love improv training and we want to share our love of improvisation with you. We have deep experience with team building, executive and presentation coaching. We understand how to make individuals – and the organizations they belong to – more successful.

Lisa Safran, founded Improv Consultants to ensure that individuals, small businesses, mid-market companies and schools can pursue their passion and achieve their communication goals. Improv Consultants is based at the Safran Consulting headquarters in San Rafael, in the San Francisco Bay Area and can be reached at 1-415-785-4986 Learn More!