Thank you to everyone who attended my Women's Workshop and Seminar last weekend, April 7 & 8 at Open Guard at Apex gym in North Carolina. We had a great turnout from both guys and girls and I couldn't have asked for a more motivating, strong group of people! Also a huge thank you Jennifer Haglebarger Aldo for writing such an inspiring article about her experience over the weekend! Sometimes I forget how much our presence can make an impact on people - good and bad. It is super important to be mindful about our words and actions!
"The atmosphere was perfect - disciplined but welcoming and friendly. I even felt brave enough to ask Sophia for a roll a the end, which is something I would normally never do. She’s so encouraging and supportive, she even made me feel comfortable...."
"Women don’t just have the inner battle that everyone struggles with to persevere and achieve their goals, we also have a lifetime- generations- of voices telling us you don’t belong here, you can’t physically do that, you’re achieving this goal at the expense of neglecting your family, and at times in history even the rules stated ‘no girls allowed’ , the list goes on and on..."
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