Impact Bay Area is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that teaches effective boundary setting, personal safety, and physical self-defense skills. Impact Bay Area (IBA) classes are tailored to meet the needs of different ages, genders, and communities. Impact Bay Area is the only organization in the area that offers practical self-defense and personal safety training in a welcoming environment regardless of age, physical fitness, gender, or weight. IBA’s intensive training gives students effective skills that will last them the rest of their lives. Studies show that women who take a self-defense class that focuses on boundary setting, as Impact does, are less likely to be assaulted. IBA offers programs to the public and schedule private courses for organizations, schools and corporations.