10am to 11:30 am in Studio 2. Everyone deserves to feel safe and empowered. In this 90-minute session with American Women’s Self Defense Association-certified instructors, you will learn valuable non-violent de-escalation and avoidance skills, as well as fundamental defense tactics against physical and sexual assault. Participants will learn environmental awareness and situational control, boundary setting, wrist grab and choke releases, striking techniques and targets, and your legal rights following an assault. All skill levels are welcome.