“I cannot tell you how grateful I am to the tools & the awareness you have given my daughters. It is priceless! The girls had rave reviews!” Tracy Wiley (Mom of teen girls)

Kurukula is an Award-Winning organization endorsed by Teachers, Police, Counselors and Industry Experts.
Kurukula is a positive Empowerment program that has won awards from the Albany Police, Soroptimist International, Boys & Girls Club, Sports Hall of Fame, Department of Children Youth & Families, EdFund, Contra Costa County, City of San Ramon, City of Danville, & Special Congressional Recognition.

Kurukula Empowers women at all stages of life. Whether you are entering middle school, high school, college, or are an Adult woman, Kurukula will teach you real-life tools to develop healthy boundaries & attract positive people to you. Using current & effective techniques, Kurukula will help you avoid bullies, sexual predators & dangerous people.

Kurukula understands that a woman who has confidence and inner-strength
will make smart choices and is less likely get into a dangerous situation in the first place.

Kurukula will leave you feeling empowered to make smart choices in your relationships. Kurukula teaches you to recognize signs of a dangerous person or harmful situation, and Empowers you to make the right decisions & avoid danger.

“I can’t help but want to smile, because now I feel empowered!” Miriam (age 11)

Kurukula began in 2004 when a female Martial Arts & Yoga Instructor combined her passions to teach intuitive & practical safety skills to girls & women.

Kurukula is named after the Tibetan Goddess of Empowerment. Her name is symbolic of our program, it means “
awakened energy and power”.

Kurukula builds strong women from the inside out.
Our empowerment building tools help women discover their own unique gifts and strengths so they may begin to live life to their fullest potential.

Kurukula has a successfully proven curriculum. Participants of all ages show they are more socially confident with peers and in relationships after participating in Kurukula.

“I loved it so much, I just wish it never ended!” Girls Scouts Troop 30255

Classes we offer:

Mean Girls & Assertiveness (ages 10-13)
Relationship Safety & Early Dating (teen girls)
College Sexual Assault Prevention (college girls)
Moms & Girls Self-Defense (ages 10- adult)
Moms & Girls Boundary Setting Workshops

“Kurukula has taught me to notice situations that I have not seen before.” Emma (age 13)
Award Winning Empowerment for Women