“She also began studying ballet, which eventually brought her to the Bay Area. In the Bay Area, Robert Nadeau Sensei and Frank Doran Sensei were her first Aikido teachers. In 1980 she began studying Feldenkrais in Amherst, Massachusetts, and continuing her Aikido studies there. She also had opportunities to train with Yamada Sensei, Kanai Sensei and Tamura Sensei while there. In 1988 she returned to the Bay Area after taking a break from Feldenkrais and Aikido.”
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