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Social dynamics are tricky. Norms for social interactions vary from culture to culture, and it doesn't help when all the people that initially seem interesting end up liking fire a lot, and sometimes knives. Learning to pick up on three key facets of primate socialization and watch in awe as conversations transform from awkward babble to pleasant flirting. The first setting on Miss Pivot's human-decoder ring is body language, which students will learn to interpret with the acuity of a private consulting detective. Physical communication, an extension of body language, tackles the science of soft touches and violent slaps. Finally, the dating-savvy experts leading the workshop will touch on micro expressions of the facial region, revealing the secrets of every eye twitch, nose wiggle, and tooth-bearing grin.