“I have come to believe that caring for myself is not self-indulgent. Caring for myself is an act of survival.”
~ Audre Lorde
There’s no denying that taking a self-defense class is an act of survival. Which by definition, makes it a form of self-care that’s actually not so different from taking a bubble bath.
And whether they’re conscious of it or not, just by leaving their houses and spending a significant block of time doing something positive for their bodies and souls, the students