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Chandra W. Big congratulations are in order for Chandra, the Hikari Ryuza Center’s newest “Student of the Quarter!” Chandra has earned this recognition because of her willingness to go for it. Once she decided she was joining our Bujutsu program she was all in. She embraces her training in the same manner she embraces life, with Kyoshin Tankai, Read More

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Steve B. Big congratulations are in order for Steve, the Hikari Ryuza Center’s newest “Student of the Quarter!” Steve is an enormously talented individual; he is a pilot for a major airline, he juggles fire torches, he is a husband and a father and to us he is a fantastic Jutsuka! We are recognizing his many contributions, Read More

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Jon W. Has been chosen as Hikari Ryuza Center’s “Student of the Quarter” He is a bright, articulate, polite young man and his recognition was based off of his focus, dedication, and most of all humility in class. We are proud of what a role model he has become for his classmates. We interviewed, Read More

Jujutsu Throw

Barreling Full Speed into Summer Just Wow! What an Incredible Show!!! We successfully produced and executed our Annual Performance, and they liked it! No, they loved it! We had over 100 people attend, and a fair number of those had no previous exposure to our Center. Everyone did a spectacular job, and worked so hard, Read More

Poppy in field of purple flowers

In Full Swing It’s Spring! And it’s a busy time at the Hikari Ryuza Center! This month we are holding auditions for a Dance Cooperative, rehearsing like mad for our annual performance on May 22nd, and we continue to be inspired by the incredible upswing in health and wellness of our members. Here’s our newsletter, Read More

Martial Arts Teach Non-Violence

Martial arts training, when it is taught properly, as in, it involves an emphasis on character building, leads to improved self-esteem, confidence, respect, and self-discipline, as well the ability to defend oneself and/or others unable to defend for themselves against potential physical harm. How does that relate to non-violence? By developing the qualities listed, Read More

heart of wood

Happy Valentine’s Day! It’s the season of loooooooove, and nowhere more than at the Hikari Ryuza Center!  From us to you, Happy Valentines Day! In fact, we’re doing a Valentines exchange at our Saturday, February 13th Bujutsu class – come to class, bring a Valentine for someone special (secret or not!), and see if, Read More