East Bay Aikido

Learn the Art of Compassionate Self-Defense
Be the Change You Seek in the World
Allow No Harm - Do No Harm

Students attend from: Oakland, Berkeley, Emeryville, Richmond, Orinda, Lafayette, San Leandro, Hayward

Robert Lavezzo / 4th Dan Instructor

​Began Aikido in 1992

Owner of Lavezzo Designs, a metal design and fabrication studio

​​Andus Brandt / 4th Dan Instructor

Began Aikido in 1980

Owner of Blackbird Designs, an arcitectural design firm

Linda Andersen / 3rd Dan Instructor

Began Aikido in 1995

Realtor with Better Homes & Gardens / Reliance Partners

Gordon Teekell / 6th Dan / Senior Instructor

Began Aikido in 1981

World Traveler

Tom Gambell / 7th Dan /  Chief Instructor / Dojo-Cho

Began Aikido in 1974

Aikido Instructor - Founded East Bay Aikido in 1988

Instructors