Women’s Wellness @ Student Family Housing: Wen-Do Women’s Self Defence

Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Time: 9:30 – 11:30 am
Location: Student Family Housing

Wen-Do Women’s Self Defence is a program for girls and women to heighten their sense of self-trust and awareness of their environment. This workshop offers information, resources and an opportunity to discuss and learn physical techniques around safety, including responses to the most common assaults. Attendees will learn effective blocks, strikes, body language and verbal self-defence.

Facilitator: Deb Parent has taught Wen Do to thousands of girls and women since 1987. She pioneered Dyke and Trans self-defence courses and is a senior instructor and board member with Wen-Do. Deb was on staff with the Toronto Rape Crisis Centre from 1980 – 2001. She is also the recipient of the 2007 City of Toronto Pride award and the 2016 Inspire lifetime achievement award.

TO REGISTER: Call us at 416-978-0951 or email family.care@utoronto.ca with your name, U of T status (or status of your partner/spouse), the names and ages of your children if you require childminding. We strongly encourage participants to register for all sessions in order to receive the full benefits of this series. Registration is open to all female identified students and female identified student partners/spouses residing in Student Family Housing.

*You will be entered to win a raffle prize at the end of each session.