Sensei - Lance Giroux, 3rd Dan

Lance Giroux is a 3rd-degree black belt in Aikido. He began training in 2000 at Two Rock Aikido in Petaluma, California under Richard Strozzi-Heckler Sensei (7th dan). Giroux Sensei has trained extensively around the world - Japan, Poland, Russia, Australia, and elsewhere. He remains a member of Two Rock Aikido Dojo, and he brings the principles and movements of Aikido to seminars and retreats for the public, businesses, schools, and universities with his firm, Allied Ronin Leadership Training and Consulting.

Aikido of Konocti is affiliated with Division 2 of the California Aikido Association (CAA). The CAA has a direct link to Hombu Dojo, the Aikido Headquarters in Tokyo, Japan and the Ueshiba Family.

Images © Lance Giroux

About the Dojo


Aikido of Konocti resides at Mandala Springs Wellness Retreat Center in the forested mountains of Lake County California. Classes are supportive, respectful, and traditional. Those who teach always engage with a beginner’s spirit. The first class for new students is always free! We invite you to visit!