On-Going Classes for Youths
The Cobalt Activity Center, Creswell, Oregon
Creswell Resident Sensei R.Vicente Rubio instructs all classes
Martial Art Classes
Aikido –A Japanese Martial Art of non-violence
MIx-OPen level 4:30-5:30pm
MIx-OPen level 5:30-6:30pm
Clean Mats (Monday nights only) 6:45pm
Aikido, which translates to- 'Way of harmony' -is a Japanese martial of non-violence. A aikido practitioner learns to move and blend with aggression and stress. Not standing in one place one avoids getting hit. Sensei Rubio focuses on body conditioning, posture and alignment, extending and projecting energy and presence, and learning how to fall and recover. The student develops self-control, discipline and respectful behavior.
Capoeira - A Brazilian Martial Form
TBA -restarts in Fall 2018
Capoeira is a very active and robust martial art that has a 'dance -like' quality to it's appearance. Comprising of evasive ground work, kicking skills and sweeping movements, Capoeira is both aerobic and an effective martial training. Accompanied by music and partner work, Capoeira is fun and uplifting!
Sensei Rubio - A 5th Dan aikidoka under Sensei Yoshimitsu Yamada, 8th Dan, New York Aikikai, N.Y, and a disciple of the martial arts since 1985 which included capoeira, aikido, and mixed close-combat martial training.
Also, a former professional dancer/choreographer and teacher for 30 years, Sensei Rubio is a compassionate, clear communicator and master teacher on Mind/Body Health, Fitness and Well-being training. He has been in private practice since 1990 as a Life/social skills mentor to young people, ages 11-28 years old, on the Autism Spectrum (AS) in New York, Oregon, California, and most recently Hawai’i. He also worked extensively with adults with special needs, and individuals who suffered from PTSD and TBI.
For more information
Sensei R.Vicente Rubio 808 633 1797 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
“The purpose of training is to tighten up the slack, toughen the body, and polish the spirit” – Aikido Founder -Morihei Ueshiba