From 2:00pm until 4:30pm
Aikido of Champlain Valley
257 Pine Street, Burlington, VT 05401
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.
Proof of vaccination required for all participants.
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 and not transferable.
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