Lyn started her Aikido journey over 24 years ago. She instantly fell in love with the art; the grace and beauty of the movements had her hooked, and she continues to learn something every time she jumps onto the mat. Lyn also finds great joy in teaching others how this art can help them to grow. Lyn is the dojo cho of Belmont dojo.
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I continue to be inspired by how much more there is to learn. For me there is no more graceful, beautiful and awesomely powerful martial art.
Henry Lynch (6th Dan) started his Aikido journey over 45 years ago and has been helping people learn Aikido for over 30 years. He has also studied Judo, Kendo and Shrinjo-kempo. Sensei Henry is the Chief Instructor and Head of the Riai Aikido Association.
The energetic, invisible side and spiritual aspects of the Art enthral and motivate Danny’s learning. They inspire him to explore further and share his insights with his students.
Vance Karena started Aikido practice in Wellington under Sensei Henry Lynch in October 1993. Vance previously studied Tae Kwon Do in Hamilton in the late 70’s under Willie Lim