Stella Fuentes started aikido in 1994 in the Philippines and obtained shodan in February 1998, nidan in February 2004 from Hombu, Japan.
She has a dojo in the Philippines, which is presently maintained by her brother. (www.kyokan.tk) since moving here in Woodbridge, Virginia in 2007.
She worked in the field of peace and conflict transformation while in the Philippines, using Aikido as a medium of understanding and instructing basic peace/conflict concepts and strategies.
Currently, she is enjoying the position of homemaker and better half of Paul.
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