Suncoast Aikido is also proud to have Karen Meno as an instructor. Ms. Meno currently holds the rank of 6th degree black belt and started her training in 1982. Karen has spent many years studying under Yamada Sensei, Kanai Sensei, Tohei Sensei and Chiba Sensei. She has also trained in Japan at Hombu dojo and participated in the All Japan Aikido demonstration at the Budokan. Ms. Meno holds the title of Shidoin and is a certified teacher through the United States Aikido Federation.