Instructors

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Joseph Zawielski General Instructor Joseph Zawielski has been teaching Shintaido in the Northeast since 1984. He also holds sandan (equivalent to third degree black belt) ranking in Shintaido bojutsu. Joe lives and teaches in the Worcester area. 508 798-8638
zawielski@hotmail.com
Margaret Guay Instructor Margaret Guay has been a Shintaido Instructor in the Northampton area for several years. She is also a teacher of Body-Mind Centering, the integrative program developed by Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen. 413 320-2982
margaretguay@gmail.com
Bela Breslau Senior Instructor Bela Breslau has been a Shintaido instructor for more than twenty-five years. She has the rank of nidan in Shintaido bojutsu. 413 522-6394
belabreslau@comcast.net
Stephen Billias Stephen Billias has been an Instructor in Shintaido since 2001. He is also ranked nidan in Shintaido bojutsu. 413 773-1926
sbillias@comcast.net

The following people also teach in the Northeast:

Instructor Jennifer Hicks
(In Boston and on Cape Cod, when she is in the area. Jennifer is currently studying at the Naropa Institute in Boulder, Colorado) 
jhicks5634@aol.com
Assistant Nancy Billias
(At St. Joseph’s College in West Hartford, CT)
413 348-4329
nbillias@usj.edu 
Group Leader Jennifer Wilkov
(In New York City)
jwilkov@hotmail.com