River of Life Martial Arts & Wellness Center's mission is to better the lives of the people in our community. We offer many different martial art disciplines as well as health services.
Established in 2005
River of Life Martial Arts & Wellness Center was established in June 2005 in its current location.
Meet the Business Owners andf Chief Instructors.
Dana Harbison, MSOM is our acupuncturist, she is licensed in Pennsylvania and is Board Certified from the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, the higest governing body of Oriental Medicine in the US. See more on the Acupuncture pages.
David Goldberg Sensei, 5th dan Aikido, 4th dan Iaido, began his martial arts study in 1983. Since 1993, he has studied under Mitsugi Saotome Shihan, founder of the Aikido Schools of Ueshiba (ASU). Sensei leads lively classes, deeply rooted in Aikido principles, with focus on martial awareness. In every class he teaches, he brings a blend of martially effective and spiritually lively training.
Richard Robinson Sensei has been teaching Jujitsu since 1985 and is certified by Jujitsu America. Robinson Sensei is the only certified instructor in Nami Ryu Jujitsu on the East Coast and North Eastern region at this time.
Swordmanship classes are taught by Dwayne McClellan Sensei, Chief Instructor. McClellan Sensei currently holds the rank of 3rd Degree Black Belt in Muso Shinden Ryu Iaido. McClellan Sensei began his study of Iaido in 1996 under the tutelage and guidance of David Goldberg Sensei, 4th Dan Iaido and 5th Dan Aikido.