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September 26 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm

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One event on September 26, 2022 at 11:15 am

The Center for Strength is excited to introduce a new martial arts program designed to build strength through breathing, meditation, and self-defense. While these classes encourage the development of strength, it is entirely up to the individual to find their own limits and to develop the confidence to push themselves beyond it. Safety, compassion, awareness, and respect will always be a top priority.

Classes are currently scheduled in-person. Due to limited capacity there are only 8 spots available.

We know you all are on your school schedules so come and join for as long as you can in between classes!

This activity should be considered as a complementary to and not a replacement for traditional Evidence Based Therapy or counseling.

Please review the available slots below and click on the button to sign up. Thank you!

Get to know the instructors: 

Niki Dougal is passionate about the martial arts.  She studies Kenpo Karate and is currently at Shodan rank.  The physical and emotional strength she has found through her study and training have been life changing and she finds great joy in teaching and training others.  Niki loves teaching all ages and genders, but especially enjoys strengthening and empowering women and girls through specialized women’s self defense courses.

She has a bachelors degree in psychology with a minor in women’s health.  Niki has put this to great use in serving both her faith and local community. She has had to opportunity to lead both the Women and Youth organization’s of her faith community for several years and loves the learning and growth that come from serving and giving back.

Her interests include spending time with her husband and five children, anything involving the arts, and spending time recharging in the beautiful outdoors.

MacClain Figueroa  practices the martial art of Shaolin Ch’uan Fa and is currently at Shodan rank. He lives with his wife and two children. His children have been going to STEM for 5 years and are proficient in the martial art of TaeKwonDo, currently at 1st degree black belt rank.

He has also served his religious community by acting as a youth group activity coordinator in his early years, and now serves the community as the overall activity coordinator as well as choir director for adult and youth group choir. He also has a minor in music, has played in a hip hop rock band, and is currently producing music as a hobby.

Mac has enjoyed working with the STEM community in various volunteer activities and looks forward to helping enrich the people of the community by sharing his knowledge and skill set with anyone seeking to improve their inner strength.


September 26
11:15 am - 12:00 pm


STEM Center
640 Plaza Dr. Suite 130
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
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