“For me, boxing is now about ... containing your emotions. You don’t want your opponent to know you’re hurt,” says Kirk. “So I leave my baggage at the door.
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This isn't your typical boxing exercise class. With no-contact, participants learn how to safely hit things like heavy bags, speed bags and hand pads, instead.
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A Toronto boxing gym that provides training for women who have experienced violence has issued a challenge to the prime minister, who also knows his way around a ring.
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“So many women we’ve taken here have had access to talk therapy or talk-based programs, but their bodies are left out of it. They felt displaced from their bodies, which is where they experienced trauma,” van Ingen said.