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What Makes Flow State's Trauma-informed Self Defense Consultations™️ Different?

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"Trauma-Informed Care recognizes the presence of trauma symptoms and acknowledges the role trauma may play in an individual’s life"

 -Buffalo Center for Social Research

Flow State De-Escalation and Consulting™️, LLC was created to help empower people while being mindful of trauma, not by denying it.

Typical Self Defense: Instructor Grabs Students 

Trauma-informed Self Defense is based on comfort and consent. No student is grabbed or touched without permission.

Typical Self Defense: Instructors Approach Students From Behind 

Trauma-informed Self Defense begins with situational awareness and movement. No student is "ambushed" during drills or demonstrations.

Typical Self Defense: One Template for Most Students

Trauma-informed Self Defense chooses techniques based on each student's individual experiences and needs

Typical Self Defense: Based on demonstration and drills only

Trauma-informed Self Defense is a partnership, and if any triggers resurface, calming techniques are implemented.

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