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Take control – Self Defense for Women


Introducing our partner studio, Active Studios, Women’s Self-Defense training.

Protect yourself from muggers, rapists and abusers. Active Studios Women’s Self-Defense will teach you how to not become another crime statistic.

Whether traveling to a foreign country, going on the subway or walking on the streets, Women’s Self Defense is needed in today’s world. It is always best practice to avoid dangerous situations where your life could be in danger. Unfortunately we cannot always avoid becoming a target.

Introducing our partner studio, Active Studios NYC, Women’s Self-Defense training:

About the class
Women’s Self-Defense is a comprehensive, real-life layered approach to self protection. Our self-defense training system was developed in conjunction with members of military special forces and NYC police personnel. It is comprised of three components: identifying danger, verbal de-escalation, and eliminating threats. Every lesson is customized to suit each individual considering their age, size, physical condition, occupation and personal character. It is designed to put you in control and save your life.

About your instructor
Bill Pratt, a black belt martial artist, leverages his extensive experience in training bodyguards, security guards, police officers, and Military Special Forces for over fifteen years. In recent years, he has refined his techniques to cater specifically to individuals of New York City and is now sharing this specialized knowledge in a studio setting.

What to expect
Participants in this class can expect to benefit from Bill’s expertise and practical approach, gaining essential self-defense skills designed to enhance personal safety and confidence.  

What to wear
Dress as you would on a daily basis.  The objective is that whether you are in high heels and a skirt or jeans and sneakers, you are in control and safe.

Program Highlights:

• Assessing Dangerous Situations
• Verbally De-escalating a Potentially Volatile Situation
• Disarming Assailants Equipped with Knives or Guns
• Dealing with Multiple Assailants
• Fighting From the Ground
• Single Strike Defense
• Releases From Virtually All Chokes and Grabs
• Guidelines to Determine When to Act and When to Acquiesce

Our mission is to help you find your inner greatness so you can Live Life Empowered!

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Self Empowered Minds of NYC is more than just a hypnotherapy center.  We offer a complete holistic mind and body approach to bring energetic balance to the whole being.  Whether it is for struggles with anxiety, depression, stress, lack of confidence, overthinking, weight loss, sleep, addictive behaviors such as smoking or shopping or bad habits such as nail biting or hair pulling, our services bring solutions.  Hypnosis to rewire the unconscious mind; Reiki to release stress blockages and balance the chakras; Meditation to calm the mind; Biofeedback to determine and clear stress blockages at the organ level and recommend individual supplement plan; Nutritional Consultation to feed the mind and body; Fitness Programs for inner and outer strength; and Intuitive Readings and Strategic Counseling to gain insight and life coaching are all offered by our experts here at our New York City location on the Upper EastSide as well as remotely so you can naturally and rapidly make lasting changes. 

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