Octavio Piña is the Head Instructor of the Aikikai Aikido of Las Cruces Dojo. He began studying Aikido in 2006 at the city of Chihuahua, Mexico looking for a martial art with a philosophy focused on peace and not violence. He has attended Aikido Seminars in Australia, Japan, Mexico and USA. He is a member of the American Aikikai Federation, under the teachings and supervision of Michael Moreno Shihan (7th Dan Aikikai). He received his Shodan(1st Dan) in 2011, giving him the opportunity to share and promote this beautiful martial art.
The classes combine a physical exercise with a focus on using KI energy to complete a better and more efficient technique. It is a martial art that promotes your health, stamina and balance by exercising your body, mind and inner energy.
This Aikido Dojo is located in the beautiful City of Las Cruces New Mexico and it is affiliated to the American Aikikai Federation,