Ignite Martial Arts expands in new location | Hudson Star Observer

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The instructors at Ignite Martial Arts are , from left, Caleb Moore, 3rd degree black belt; Aaron Gartner, 3rd degree black belt; Kristen Rolfzen, head instructor; and owner Diane Gorban, 4th degree black belt.

Ignite Martial Arts expands in new location

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Hundreds of children and adults have enjoyed taking karate classes in Hudson at Ignite Martial Arts. The company recently relocated to Carmichael Crossroads next to the Azul Tequila restaurant.


Owner Daine Gorban, a Twin Cities native and current Woodbury resident, first discovered karate when her children took classes 11 years ago. Before long, she took up the sport, became an instructor and in 2008 purchased the Hudson branch of USA Karate, which opened in 2005.

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