Today, it is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Sensei Patricia Saotome. She passed quietly in her sleep this morning. We thank everybody for their support and want everyone to know that Sensei is being cared for. An on-line memorial service is being organized to celebrate her life, her warrior spirit, and […]

Keeping the dojo open while the building is closed

Summary of suggestions for dojo activities from the DojoCho Forum and on dojocho video calls.  Many thanks to all who shared. Books for individual reading or dojo discussions Suggested by various dojocho, we have no personal experience with most of these. Holding the Center: Sanctuary in a Time of Confusion by Richard Strozzi Heckler Enlightenment […]

February 2020 ASU Newsletter

The ASU Board: President: Wendy Whited Vice President/Secretary: Ania Small Treasurer: Josh Drachman Members at Large: – Lee Crawford – Chetan Prakash – John Messores – Marsha Turner — Legal Counsel – Richard Moore Ranch Manager – Ken Osbun Shrine Coordinator – Julie Tollen Website / Marketing – Guy Hagen ASU Office Administrator – Don […]