Self-defense classes offered |

Self-defense classes offered

The Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Coalition offers a free mother-daughter self-defense workshop from 1-4 p.m. Saturday at Gold Country Kuk Sool Won, 127 Argall Way, in Nevada City.

The workshop is open to mothers or significant adult females and daughters. Pre-register at 272-2046 or register at the door. This is a personal safety class for ages sixth grade through adult and is a class for all abilities.

Heighten self-awareness, learn physical escape techniques, discover warning flags, build self-confidence and have fun. For information, go online at or call-272-2046.

Body Balance Academy will conduct a self-defense seminar next week.

The seminar is being offered in response to the alleged sexual assault on a woman who was opening up her workplace on the 500 block of Searls Avenue, in the Seven Hills District of Nevada City, early in the morning on Oct. 6.

The seminar, which aims to teach people of all ages and skills to defend themselves, will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Nov. 6, at Body Balance Academy, 151 Mill St., downtown Grass Valley. Cost is $35. Body Balance teaches kung fu and tai chi.

For information, visit or call program coordinator Summer Lujan, at (530) 477-0677.

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