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Old 11-13-2006, 08:50 AM   #1
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Hello from London, Ontario

Hello all,

My name is Erin. I have been involved with Aikido since September 2006, when I signed up for a public course offered by a local dojo (Aiki Budo Centre at Carling Heights CC, Sensei Jaimie Sheppard, 4th Dan).

I am a 36-year-old, stay-at-home mom of two little ones, aged 2 and 7 1/2 months. I was desperate to begin doing something active, lose my lingering pregnancy weight, and get out of the house for some much-valued 'me' time.

I could have signed up for an aerobics class or something of the like, however I very much wanted to maximize my time and energy, and opted to try Aikido, in hopes that I could not only get on the path to being fit again, but to also exercise my mind in the process, a part of me that had become rusty from disuse.

Now, two months later, I am - quite simply - loving it. The people are amazing - friendly, helpful, challenging. I come out of class feeling much more refreshed and focused. It can only get better, I imagine.

I'm very happy to be part of the local Aikido community and very happy to have found AikiWeb in the process.

Hoping to get to know you,

Regards,
Erin
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Old 11-13-2006, 09:15 AM   #2
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Re: Hello from London, Ontario

Hi Erin,

Welcome to AikiWeb and thank you for your introduction.

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