Passing of Christopher Curtis Sensei
Former Hawaii Ki Federation Chief instructor Christopher Curtis Sensei, 8th Dan of Shinshintoitsu Aikido, passed away June 9, 2023, at 12:53 pm.
Curtis sensei started training in Aikido as a student of Koichi Tohei sensei in 1968 in New York City. After moving to Maui, he continued training with his teacher Koichi Tohei Sensei (Japan) and Shinichi Suzuki Sensei (Maui) in 1974.
He devoted himself to teaching Ki Aikido and Ki Principles throughout Hawaii, the United States, and Europe for many years. We sincerely appreciate his effort for the Ki Society.
We pray that he rests in peace, and we extend our sympathy to his family and students.