Dolano Arthur Bio
Chief Instructor Dolano Arthur Sensei, mother of three school-aged girls, has been training Aikido for 30 years and holds the rank of 3rd degree black belt. Dolano Sensei is the founder of Aikido Kids of Tamalpais which serves students ages 4-17 years of age.
In addition Dolano has taught Aikido in High School's, Middle School's and she has implemented Peace Coaching Programs at the elementary and middle school levels. Sensei’s focus in these programs is on helping children to advocate for themselves and each other in bully prevention models and self defense.
When Sensei is not having a good time with kids on the mat she furthers the principals of aikido off the mat.
Dolano has been a student of the Strozzi Institute as well as a student of Wendy Palmer's for the past 30 years. Using principals of aikido she does individual coaching helping teens learn to go through job interviews as well as prep for in person college interviews.
Dolano does extensive work with adults through parenting workshops and her Inside Out Groups. Dolano in one on one sessions coaches people with and through the body to help inform us of how we are challenged under life's pressure situations in our work environment, or personally in our intimate relationships and family.