Our People

At Mountain Wind Aikikai, we know each other personally, value and care for our training partners, and seek joy in our practice. In so doing, we cultivate wisdom beyond knowledge, service beyond self, and honor above everything.


Our Teachers


Colin Max Roach

(Bettendorf, IA)

4th dan - Aikido
7th dan - Iaido

Peter Choles

(SLC, UT)

4th dan - Iaido

Michael Cimino-Hurt

(Sewanee, TN)

4th dan - Karatedo
4th dan - Iaido

Steven Zollinger

(Ephraim, UT)

1st dan - Aikido
4th dan - Iaido