Greg Giannis

AIkido - A Gentle Introduction to the Art of Aikido


A basic introduction to aikido; its origins, history, uniqueness and Australian context. The presenters will introduce the form, exercises and basic techniques.

Greg Giannis is an artist, educator and a 2nd Dan Black Belt in aikido. Gerry D'Agostino is a master craftsman and 2nd Dan Black Belt in aikido. They have presented aikido workshops at many festivals together over the last 6 years including Rainbow Serpent, Maitreya, Earthcore, Burning Seed and Dragon Dreaming as well as giving lessons to adults and children. Carolyn Shurey, also an educator is their wonderful assistant that ensures safety on the mat and supervises the exercises.