Luke Dahl began studying Aikido in 1998 in Santa Cruz California. He received his shodan in 2005 from Linda Holiday Sensei, chief instructor of Aikido of Santa Cruz. He has also studied with Frank Doran Shihan, Cynthia Hayashi Sensei, and Penny Sablove Sensei. Luke is grateful for the many benefits Aikido practice continues to bring to his life! He also enjoys experiencing nature, making music, and teaching music technology as a professor at UVA.