14
Sep
2013

Sensei Danielle Smith, Aikido of Monterey on Simple Life 9/14/13

Sensei Danielle Smith is the dojo-cho (chief instructor) at Aikido of Monterey, California.  She is dedicated to continuing to build a dojo community that is committed to and inspired by studying the "Art of Peace."  She also teaches Pilates.  She was a Model Mugging Instructor for many years too.

She shares her perspective as a woman over the 40 years of training in this art of peace, and how she has utilized these skills to help others (age 4 and up) to build confidence and respond to difficult situations in a way that makes friends not enemies.