Valley Women's Martial Arts

1977 - 2017

& Lotus Peace Arts


Fall 2017: Sat. Oct. 14 Alumni reunion dinner

We Are Each Others Harvest: A Celebration Day 
April 8, 2017 11am-1pm

Location: Dojo


Show us something you are proud of like: playing the violin, a poem, a dance, a martial art form, whatever!

Next Leaders meeting March 17, 2017 5:30pm at the Dojo

POETRY & CURIOSITY: Sat. 11:30am-1pm:
inquire about schedule:


ContactUs@vwma.org or call 413-527-0101


SELF-PROTECTION & COMMUNITY SAFETY STRATEGIES
Workshops for the LGBTQ+ community, open to everyone
Sat. Mar 4, 1-3pm.   Thurs Feb 23 & Mar 9, 10-11am. 
Take one or more workshops. Full sliding scale (suggested fee: $10 per hour)

Program includes:

  • Introductions: Hopes & Fears
  • Opening movement meditation for calming down & deeper breathing
  • Heartwheel: basic movement for self-care, everyday awareness practice, and safety emergency application
  • Importance of VOICE
  • "Five Fingers" for coping in a safety emergency -- Think, Yell, Run, Strike, Tell
  • What does it mean to be an active bystander, or "upstander" ?  Community engagement & advocacy.
  • Review and next steps for how to practice and apply this work in daily life.


ContactUs@vwma.org or call 413-527-0101

40TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION, 
Summer BBQ and Po-Kick-Athon
June 10, 2017 1pm- 3pm

Location: TBD