Safety and Self-Defense Classes

Class 1

3-hour introductory class covers safety awareness, danger assessment, strategies to avoid threats, verbal assertiveness, maneuvering skills under stress and, physical techniques against a standing perpetrator. Lecture, discussion, skill building and drills with bags and dummies. $75

Class 2

3-hour class reviews safety awareness, danger assessment, strategies to avoid threats, verbal assertiveness, maneuvering skills under stress and, physical techniques against a seated perpetrator. Lecture, discussion, skill building and drills with bags and dummies. $75

Class 3

3-hour class does a final review of safety awareness, danger assessment, strategies to avoid threats, verbal assertiveness, maneuvering skills under stress and, physical techniques against a perpetrator on the ground and weapon awareness. Lecture, discussion, skill building and drills with bags and dummies. $75

Classes are held at Helen’s home studio in Petaluma. Location will be given out to students who register for a class. Classes times are offered to suit the needs of your group. Helen can also come to your site provided the space can accommodate her training.

Minimum class size is 4 students. Maximum class size is 8 students. Helen asks that you put together a group of students for the class or classes. If gathering a group is not possible, she can put your student into another class where space is available.

Students are asked to wear comfortable clothes, bring water and a snack if needed.

SHE is Wise Class:

Helen offers a group class for girls and young women that examines their psychology and relationships, how to improve their self-esteem, body image, self care, lifestyle, movement, the impact of media and social media, cyber security, environmental awareness, sustainable living, economic literacy and civic engagement. 8 hours. Classes times are offered to suit the needs of your group.

Summer Camps:

Helen offers summer camps for girls and young women that combines her Safety/Self Defense and SHE is Wise classes. Please contact her for dates and cost.

Contact Helen

helen@dgacademy.org
Phone: (415) 531-1774

P. O. Box 2935
Petaluma, CA 94953