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