Self-Defense Experts, IMPACT Personal Safety

The Safety Godmothers: The ABCs of Awareness, Boundaries and Confidence for TeensREALgirl Experts
IMPACT Self-Defense is an international organization of women and men working together to end the cycle of violence. For decades, they have been training thousands of women, men and children in simple, effective self-defense and boundary-setting techniques that anyone can do regardless of size, strength, or age. Their students’ confidence and adrenaline management skills on the mat seep into all areas of their lives, enabling them to carry themselves with greater confidence, do better on tests, handle stressful meetings, and successfully manage family dramas and other life events where grace under pressure comes in handy. IMPACT is happy to help instill this confidence and contribute to inspiring greater self-esteem in REALgirl® participants through their introductory self-defense and boundary-setting training provided during REALgirl® workshops and camps.


Southern California Nutrition Expert, Laura Lee

REALgirl ExpertsLaura Lee CHHC, AADP, is a speaker, girls workshop leader and founder of She’s the creator of popular programs like Nourish Grow Bloom & the Soul Sessions companion program for women which teaches & empowers women to become more of who they truly are in their own lives and bringing that into the community that they live in.

Laura is on a mission to help girls gain confidence in themselves and nourish their whole being without get sidelined defining their worth by what the world says, believing they’re not good enough, and getting stuck in perfection.

Southern California Yoga Expert, Devyn Rush

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Devyn Rush is a 2011 graduate of YogaWorks 200-hour Yoga teacher training and Kripalu Institute’s Trauma-Sensitive Yoga teacher training. She fell in love with yoga when she was 19 and hasn’t looked back. As a kid, Devyn was bullied a lot in school and had a hard time with her self-confidence. But fitness – and yoga, in particular – has helped her to be kind to herself and feel strong in her body. Devyn’s passion for yoga has been nurtured through her own practice and by guiding her students to accept, appreciate, and love their bodies and their minds. She is honored to have the opportunity to teach young girls about body awareness and self-love. Devyn is also a professional singer and travels around the country to perform at schools, on behalf of the bully prevention organization, Hey U.G.L.Y. (Unique.Gifted.Lovable.You.) For more information, check out

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REALgirl endorsement from Elle Fanning and Variety magazine

Elle Fanning spreads the word about her favorite charity, REALgirl, and how it empowers girls to reach their full potential and lead positive lives.

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