Ithaca Karate
Harmony with Nature School

120 East King Road, Ithaca, New York 14850 (607)273-8980
Kathleen Garrity, Teacher Director

Assertiveness, Confrontation, Self-defense, Support

In an atmosphere of support, students learn to de-escalate or escape potentially violent situations
through boundary assertion skills and physical defenses against various types of physical and sexual assaults.
Class format includes discussions, physical training, and information about support services.

To register for next 6 week class or to set up a workshop, email Kathleen Garrity or call 273-8980.

We offer self-defense and empowerment workshops to accommodate specific groups and community organizations.

Kathleen Garrity, director/teacher of the Ithaca Karate Harmony with Nature School, has been teaching Women's Self Defense and Empowerment at Cornell University, her karate school, and for community organizations for over twenty-five years. She teaches the "Power of Respect" as a way to break the cycle of violence, in one to three hour workshops and six to twelve week courses.
Ms. Robbie Sanders is a third degree black belt in karate and a self-defense instructor. She has thirty-five years experience as a public school teacher. Together, Kathleen Garrity and Robbie Sanders bring forty-five years of women's self-defense training experience to this class.