Single Steps Strategies Blog

Celebrating Father-Daughter Day

“My father did not tell me how to live.  He lived and let me watch him do it”

 – Unknown                                          

The Best Things a Father Can Teach His Daughter

  • To be self-sufficient
  • To have high standards and great expectations
  • To strive for success
  • To seek out healthy relationships
  • To learn to save and invest
  • To live on a budget
  • To avoid debt
  • To share and help others
  • To maintain independence
  • To participate in self-care
  • To be joyful
  • To be grateful

“I am a princess, not because I have a prince, but because my father is a king”

 – Anonymous                                                            

Women Who Wine: Stretch, Sip & De-Stress!

Join us for our Fall Women Who Wine!

September 23 from 5:30 pm8:00 pm

This event is Free – we ask you to donate an item to Dress for Success benefitting Dress for Success Pittsburgh! We will be hosting a gentle yoga class that focuses on breathing exercises, tips to reduce stress levels, and basic movements to get your body moving and your mind clear. Afterward, join us for complimentary wine and refreshments.


3rd Street Gallery

220 3rd Street
Carnegie, PA 15106

The yoga class and reception are free to attend; however, we are requesting in lieu of a fee that attendees bring donations of new or gently used business professional accessories and unopened full-size personal care items. These items will be distributed by Dress for Success Pittsburgh to help women in the area thrive in work and in life. 

Don’t want to participate in the yoga class? No problem – you can opt to attend both the yoga class and reception, or the reception only. Registration will open soon!

Email us for more information.


More About Dress for Success and Making a Contribution

Dress For Success PittsburghRead more about Dress for Success Pittsburgh and their mission by clicking here. Can’t make the event? Donate directly to Dress for Success Pittsburgh via their Amazon Registry by scanning the QR codes below with your phone. 

1. Open the Camera app on your smartphone.
2. With the app open, hold your phone in front of the QR code below.
3. When prompted, click the link to be redirected to the Dress for Success Pittsburgh Registry on
4. Select the item(s) from the list you wish to purchase, click check out. To ship to DFSP, choose Dress for Success from Other Addresses.
5. Complete your purchase as normal.


Self Defense in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Combat Club Fight Bank Self-Defense Camp September 2021FIGHT BACK CAMP – Self-Defense from the Pittsburgh Combat Club

4 Dates in September!

4 Unique Self-Defense Workshops!


These are highly regarded self-defense training workshops. Each workshop is 3-hours long and specializes in a key aspect/fundamental of self-defense training. This is the same workshop that we offer as MTO (“made-to-order”) but is being made open to the public at large – first come, first serve.

ONLY 6 SLOTS PER WORKSHOP ARE AVAILABLE! Learn more and register here.

– Escape chokes & holds
– 3-hour workshop; 12pm-3pm
– $70

-Defend & counter attack
– 3-hour workshop; 12pm-3pm
– $70

– Throws and takedowns
– 3-hour workshop; 12pm-3pm
– $70

-Self-defense weapons & tools
– 3-hour workshop; 12pm-3pm
– $70

– Four 3-hour workshops; 12 hours in total
– Each workshop is 12pm-3pm
– $199

Learn more about self-defense and register here.

Have a great resource for women… whether self-defense or professional development, we want to hear about it. Contact us now!