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Maury River Senior Center Offers Self-Defense Classes

vpasheader0311Maury River Senior Center will offer “Don’t Be a Victim – Defend Yourself!”, a five-week course in the fundamentals of self-defense. Classes will be taught by Tiffany Lee. Lee has 20 years of martial arts experience, and is certified to teach Systema, a Russian martial art. Classes will meet on Thursdays from 4-5pm, beginning May 16 and concluding June 13.

Students in Lee’s classes will learn how to avoid personal attacks, how to react to them if they occur, and how to lessen the likelihood and impact of becoming a victim of physical attacks. The class is open to anyone 13 years or older regardless of fitness level, including those with disabilities; students younger than 18 must be accompanied by an adult who is also enrolled in the course.

Registration for the class is required, along with payment of the $25 fee. Registration materials may be obtained by calling MRSC at 261-7474, or emailing jonnie@vpas.info. Class size is limited, and the class may be cancelled for insufficient enrollment.

Maury River Senior Center is located at 2137 Magnolia Avenue, Buena Vista. Questions about “Don’t Be a Victim – Defend Yourself!” or any other Senior Center program or service should be directed to center director Jeri Schaff at 261-7474 or jeri@vpas.info.

More information online at www.MauryRiverSeniorCenter.org.

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