Have you ever had that feeling that a person or situation was going to be bad for you, but you ignored that feeling, got all into the person or situation,
Have you ever had that feeling that a person or situation was going to be bad for you, but you ignored that feeling, got all into the person or situation, and then later found yourself saying “I KNEW IT! I KNEW THAT WAS GOING TO BE BIG PROBLEMS FOR ME!”?
Just like animals, our bodies are wired to be on the lookout for trouble, but so many times we ignore those signals and find ourselves in uncomfortable or potentially dangerous situations. In Intuitive Safety 101, we’ll talk about intuition (what is it and how do we know when it is talking to us?). We’ll practice verbal de-escalation techniques and learn how to kick some ass if we ever need to!
As a survivor of sexual assault, Heather’s top priority is teaching from a trauma-informed perspective; focusing on empowering, proactive strategies rather than the tired, unrealistic, victim-blamey “safety tips” that we as women/persons presenting as female are bombarded with daily. YOU are the expert in your personal safety and this class will teach you how to tap into that expertise. Appropriate for ages 13 and up.
Taught by Heather Levinson. Prior to becoming a full-time super mom, Heather Levinson was the senior national speaker for Girls Fight Back, an organization whose goal is to empower women through self-defense. She is a certified Girls Fight Back Speaker & Self-Defense Instructor and has spoken at hundreds of colleges, universities, corporations, and public organizations across the country. Heather has studied intuition, dating violence, acquaintance rape, stranger attacks, stalking situations and campus security. In addition, she has certifications in FAST Defense, FAST CATS, RAD, Krav Maga, and Personal Defense Readiness or SPEAR System. She has studied threat assessment and management through the internationally renowned Gavin de Becker Advanced Threat Assessment and Management Academy. She is a graduate of the Girls Fight Back Academy and has extensive training in full-contact physical self-defense, multiple assailant attacks, ground fighting and weapons defense. In other words, this lady can kick some ass!
(Monday) 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fearless Winston Salem
1002 Brookstown Avenue
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