After Orlando

The Pride flag that hangs in our window

Orlando, FL, is most of a continent away from our Vancouver school, but many of us in the Valkyrie WMAA community felt the impact of the horrific shooting at Pulse nightclub on Sunday. After a day of newscasts, new details on the victims and location, and a social media outpouring of grief and anger and fear, we’ve had a chance to reflect on our own role in healing after this attack on a prominent LGBT safe space.

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Valkyrie WMAA In the News with Self-Defense Advice

Kaja speaks to Global News BC about self-defense in the wake of a sexual assault on the Skytrain

On June 3rd, 2016, Global News BC aired a report about a sexual assault that took place on the Skytrain the previous day. As part of their story, they reached out to us for some self-defense advice for women who might find themselves in a similar situation.

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Valkyrie Tank Tops Now Available – Special Order Only!

For a limited time, we’re making tank tops available for order as well as our regular performance t-shirts. It’s also a great time to pre-order the larger sizes that we don’t normally carry – the performance t-shirts are available up to 4XL and the tank tops up to 3XL. The order deadline is May 31st, 2016. Click here to visit our online store and place your order now!

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Introducing Systema Vancouver

Systema Vancouver

We’re very excited to announce that, beginning this week, Systema Vancouver will be running classes out of our training space on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30pm – 7:00pm. Systema is a Russian martial art that emphasizes fluidity, adaptability, body awareness, and mental resilience.

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