Self-Defense & Empowerment for ALL!

Dynamic and practical safety skills for all ages presented in positive and supportive formats. Voted Best of the Bay!

  • Realistic self-defense
  • Simple and effective
  • Verbal responses that work

These courses are not "fear-based" - they're fun!

All Studio Naga's self-defense courses can be specially formatted for your school, business or community group.

Ladies Fight Night: Self-Defense & Street Safety!

Next class TBA. (Or schedule your own with friends or workmates!)

Be a superhero in your own life! This practical streetsmarts class combines effective self-defense with simple street-awareness techniques and powerful verbal skills. The class includes a celebratory drink and dreamy cupcakes – because taking care of yourself deserves a reward! For tweens, teens and up. Sign-up by using our contact page, then pay at the Naga Store, or call to reserve your place. $30 per person, or $50 for two!


GRLQUAKE: Shake It Up!


GrlQuake camps, classes and workshops deliver powerful messaging and skills to girls 6 and up.

GrlQuake Power Self-Defense classes cover verbal and phsyical safety skills. The classes are tailored for specific ages: for older girls and young women, dating safety is discussed as well as anti-bullying interventions, the concept of "fierce friendship" and the importance of speaking truth to power. We are now offering six-week ongoing teen classes. These can be tailored for your groups: soccer teams, church groups, or scouts. Call for more info.

GrlQuake Power Camp is a weekend workshop covering self-defense, personal empowerment, confidence building, and leadership skills through movement, art, discussion and phsyical challenges. (Includes a night hike!) GrlQuake 2020 is postponed to Oct. 2020 - dates TBA.

Call for more information or to schedule!



  • U.C. Berkeley

  • Kaiser Oakland

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  • Girl Scouts of America

  • Julia Morgan School for Girls

  • Saint Mary's College

  • Albany Middle School

Hours of Power

Assess situations rapidly and choose effective strategies accordingly. Non-verbal, verbal, and physical techniques give participants access to safer, more empowered lives. Hour of Power is available for class durations of one to three hours.

POWER UP Self-defense for Kids!

Self-defense for boys and girls ages 4-11. Build Confidence!  Be strong! Age-appropriate games and skills introduce basic self-defense and safety strategies in a fun format.

The Power of Two: Mother & Daughter Self-defense

A powerful course for moms (or other care givers) and daughters. Powerful safety strategies for the whole family. Learn important life skills while having fun! 

Know it All

A special course for 'tweens and teens! Learn powerful verbal strategies for dating and peer challenges, and effective streetwise self-defense.




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