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Self- Defense with Amanda Hall and Karla Jiminez

November 30, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

What is empowerment self-defense?:

Empowerment Self-Defense (ESD) is a holistic, trauma-informed approach to self-defense. Empowerment Self-Defense aims to empower and give individuals the power to choose how to respond to dangerous situations without judgment or victim-blaming. It empowers individuals to be in command of their minds, body, and spirit. It teaches that we are allowed to live our lives boldly and freely without fear.

What participants will learn:

Each session is designed to highlight methods that can be used to diffuse a situation or create safe boundaries to avoid an assault. leaves each participant more empowered than how they arrived with mental, verbal, and physical skills that are practical and easily remembered.


Class highlights:


Understanding intuition

Situational awareness

Setting boundaries

Using one’s voice

De-escalation techniques

Creating a support

safety planning

Community building

Trauma-Informed Awareness


Lincoln Park
Pacific Ave & W Broadway
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States
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