From 10:00am until 12:30pm
South Burlington Community Room
19 Gregory Drive, South Burlington, VT 05403
Level I Workshop: The 2.5-Hour Introductory Women’s Empowerment Self-Defense Program
This beginner workshop utilizes both large and small group instruction. By adhering to a 5:1 student-to-instructor ratio, The Safety Team’s trauma-informed trainings focus on boundary setting, affirmative consent, and relevant sexual assault information, as well as the mental and physical skills of Empowerment Self-Defense. The overarching goal of these large-group sessions is to help women discover their collective voice, address victim-blaming by redirecting the responsibility for all assaults on to the perpetrators, improve women’s sense of power and control, and, as a result, reduce the likelihood of sexual assault and violence.
Open to women/girls (including cis, trans, non-binary) ages 14+. Participants ages 12 and 13 welcome with an enrolled and participating parent/guardian.
All workshop fees are non-refundable.