Dara was a shy wall-flower who learned that even as a certified black belt instructor she lacked confidence to ask for what she needed, speak up to bullies, or get the pay she deserved. She created this program to help every woman — including you!
Dara shows you how to speak up to be heard, break through self-limiting beliefs, and go for the pay and life of your dreams. When you how to live Confident, Fearless and Safe you attract positive people who respect you and prosperous opportunities find you. Every woman deserves to live Confident, Fearless and Safe!
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Awards & Grants
Founder, Author, Expert
FOUNDER — KURUKULA™ WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT MOVEMENT
Dara, a certified black-belt instructor, started this award-winning program in 2004. She realized the need for a class beyond martial arts alone to help women successfully find their voice, exude confidence and handle every-day bullies, abusers & predators.
Dara's helps women speak up to be heard, get paid what you deserve, and
eliminate sexism, bullying and harassement.
You can live Confident, Fearless and Safe!
“After attending a presentation led by Dara, I came away with actionable tools to build a stronger, bolder presence in everyday interactions with both men and women. Dara has a keen awareness of meeting women right where they are and guiding them to increasing confidence.
I highly recommend her!”
— Shelley Lumm, Owner JSL Auctions
AUTHOR — SOMEONE YOU KNOW © 2019
Do you know a controlling person? Do you deal with a bully co-worker or boss? Confidence expert Dara Connolly provides an easy, profound, and entertaining read to help you attract positive people and avoid the bad ones. Learn inside tools and tips to avoid unhealthy relationships before it's too late.
"Above the buzz of #MeToo, #TimesUp, and the current Women’s Movement, what specific skills have you learned to prevent abusers from harming you?
I give expert advice to keep you safe."
— Author, Dara Connolly
AUTHOR — JERKY JOHNNY® SAFETY GAME
Her years as a professional self-defense and sexual assault expert, Dara Connolly, teaches your teen daughters (and sons) practical life-skills for avoiding sexual assault in a fun game setting.
Jerky Johnny is an Amazon Top-Seller and listed as Amazon's Top 100 Toys.
Teens are the highest risk group for dating violence and sexual assault.
Jerky Johnny helps teach prevention skills before they are in a risky situation. A proven critical prevention tool for young women, the game is endorsed by therapists & police. Teens may play among themselves or with a parent to start a dialogue.
Available at Amazon→
"As a father of three daughters, I really appreciate the important work Jerky Johnny does for young women."
— Chief of Police Mike McQuiston, Albany CA (retired)