Self Defense Workshop @ TruFit

TruFit Personal Training Studios is happy to announce it will be hosting a women’s self defense workshop on Saturday, March 3 from 10AM-12PM at 610 Davis Street to benefit the Evanston/North Shore YWCA .

Everyone deserves to feel safe and empowered. In this workshop with American Women’s Self Defense Association-certified instructors Michelle Courvais and Aaron Christensen, participants will learn valuable non-violent de-escalation and avoidance skills, as well as fundamental defense tactics against physical and sexual assault.

More specifically, attendees will learn skills like environmental awareness and situational control, boundary setting, wrist grab and choke releases, striking techniques and targets, as well as your legal rights following an assault. All skill levels are welcome.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Evanston/North Shore YWCA, whose mission includes to empower women.

Participants can sign up on the event’s GoFundMe page. Signing up ahead of time is encouraged. The suggested donation to participate is $25 (though donations above $25 are welcome!).


Allison O'Neill 
Evanston, IL
YWCA Evanston/North Shore 
Registered nonprofit
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