Advanced Praise for Improvisation For The Spirit:

"If Robin Williams and Dear Abby had a baby and hired Tony Robbins to raise it, you might get someone as bright, funny, insightful, and inspiring as Katie Goodman. But why bother, she's already here -- dispensing laugh-inducing and life-changing lessons. Punchlines have never been so practical. Life is one big ad-lib and Improvisation For The Spirit shows you how to bring the house down."
- Arianna Huffington, Editor-in-Chief, The Huffington Post

“Katie Goodman is spontaneous, creative and fearless. Now in her new book, she tells how you too can be all these things. Her writing flows and then jumps with anecdotes and prescriptions for finding courage. Fun to read, hard to put down. The book is smart and wise, wise-cracky and hilarious.”
-Lesley Stahl, 60 Minutes

“Fierce, female, funny & fabulous!”
– Eve Ensler, creator of The Vagina Monologues

“I've always wished I had instructions for applying the principles of improvisational comedy to living a fulfilling life. Now Katie Goodman has made my wish come true with this practical, fascinating, and funny guidebook. I've already begun applying hints from IMPROVISATION FOR THE SPIRIT, and I'm hoping that from now on, when people point and laugh at me, it will be for more appropriate reasons. A delightful read, filled with wonderful strategies. “
- Martha Beck, author of Steering By Starlight, monthly columnist for O, The Oprah Magazine

“Katie Goodman strikes gold…a must read for anyone looking to transform their life for the better.”
– Caroline Hirsch, Improv Comedy Pioneer, Owner, Carolines on Broadway


“Aha! So that’s what TV news should be. Katie Goodman’s delicious roadmap to unleashing our inner Letterman will help you soar through the next interview, ace the next assignment, cement the next relationship. And you’ll be laughing all the way. I am gleefully transformed.”
– Lynn Sherr, ABC News

"You don't have to be a professional comimc to fall in love with this book. If you feel that something is holding you back, that there is more to you than meets the eye, that the life you are meant to live is out there somewhere if only you could find it, then this book should go straight to the top of your reading list. When it comes to journeys of self-discovery, Goodman is the perfect companion - sharp, energetic and demanding, but also gentle, generous and wise. It helps that she's laugh-out-loud funny, too. By the end of the book, I felt ready to take on the world - with a smile on my face."
– Carl Honoré, author of In Praise of Slowness and Under Pressure


Many books promise to unleash your creativity. Katie Goodman's not only unleashes it, but then teaches it to walk on its hind legs, catch a Frisbee, and maybe even fall in love with a cat. Try it. You'll love it. It works.
– Gail Lerner, Emmy-nominated comedy writer (Will & Grace)


“Reading Katie is like giving your brain, and your spirit, a good floss. She has a great knack for zeroing in on bad habits, then giving you the tools to challenge them. Read Improvisation for the Spirit and get ready to shake things up!”
- Colin Campbell, Academy Award Nominated Filmmaker