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Jan
7
6:30 PM18:30

Meditative Painting course

Start 2019 off right.  Explore the chakras and energy work through the medium of painting. This class is an 8 week workshop designed to go deep into self expression in a safe and affirming environment. No painting experience required. This class does not focus on technique or skill, it's more about learning how to transmute old stagnant energy into a potent creative elixir. Each week will focus on a new chakra, however, the first week will be a meet and greet and intro to moving meditation.

Investment $30/per class or $200 for the course

Painted by 15 year old gay straight alliance member during meditative painting workshop

Painted by 15 year old gay straight alliance member during meditative painting workshop

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Nov
16
7:00 PM19:00

Queer Self Defense

Cory Klink of Bold Alchemy brings you Queer Self Defense!!! This one hour, all abilities class, will teach you how to use your body and everyday household objects to protect yourself. We will cover basic kicks, punches, stances, chokehold releases and meditation.

Cory’s specialty is teaching the mental side of self defense and readiness to counter any attack or non consensual approach. Students are encouraged to wear what they feel expresses themselves best and feels comfortable to move in. Please bring water to stay hydrated!

Cost - Sliding scale donation: Pay what you can!

$20 per student pays for cost.

See you at the Benders’ Dojo!

Cory Klink is a black belt in Shaolin Kempo and has been teaching trauma informed martial arts and self defense classes for over 10 years. They are a transgender individual with a passion for teaching trans and queer humans tactics for resistance, self care and joyful living. Cory lives in LA and can be found riding motorcycles, giving tarot readings, backpacking, teaching art and karate and learning mechanics!

Cory Klink is a black belt in Shaolin Kempo and has been teaching trauma informed martial arts and self defense classes for over 10 years. They are a transgender individual with a passion for teaching trans and queer humans tactics for resistance, self care and joyful living. Cory lives in LA and can be found riding motorcycles, giving tarot readings, backpacking, teaching art and karate and learning mechanics!

Bold Alchemy is a trauma focused self defense program that aims to empower, arm and heal queer, trans and POC humans. Visit the site for more information about what Bold Alchemy, and feel free to email Cory with questions, comments or feedback. I would love to hear from you.

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Nov
2
7:00 PM19:00

Queer Self Defense

Cory Klink of Bold Alchemy brings you Queer Self Defense!!! This one hour, all abilities class, will teach you how to use your body and everyday household objects to protect yourself. We will cover basic kicks, punches, stances, chokehold releases and meditation.

Cory’s specialty is teaching the mental side of self defense and readiness to counter any attack or non consensual approach. Students are encouraged to wear what they feel expresses themselves best and feels comfortable to move in. Please bring water to stay hydrated!

Cost - Sliding scale donation: Pay what you can!

$20 per student pays for cost.

See you at the Benders’ Dojo!

Cory Klink is a black belt in Shaolin Kempo and has been teaching trauma informed martial arts and self defense classes for over 10 years. They are a transgender individual with a passion for teaching trans and queer humans tactics for resistance, self care and joyful living. Cory lives in LA and can be found riding motorcycles, giving tarot readings, backpacking, teaching art and karate and learning mechanics!

Cory Klink is a black belt in Shaolin Kempo and has been teaching trauma informed martial arts and self defense classes for over 10 years. They are a transgender individual with a passion for teaching trans and queer humans tactics for resistance, self care and joyful living. Cory lives in LA and can be found riding motorcycles, giving tarot readings, backpacking, teaching art and karate and learning mechanics!

Bold Alchemy is a trauma focused self defense program that aims to empower, arm and heal queer, trans and POC humans. Visit the site for more information about what Bold Alchemy, and feel free to email Cory with questions, comments or feedback. I would love to hear from you.

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