Dino Blanche is the founder and president of Laughing River LLC. He is an avid practitioner of martial arts for more than 38 years. Dino Blanche teaches Tai Chi, Liu He Ba Fa (The Six Cooperation Eight Methods), Shin Yi, Wing Chun, and Jujitsu. He is the founder of a new martial art training method called R.G.T. (Reverse Gravity Training). He holds a Bachelors of Fine Arts Degree from Parsons School of Design. He has traveled to the South of France where he studied the ancient cave paintings of Paleolithic man. He was awarded numerous artist residences including those sponsored by Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation, Long Arts Project, The Fashion Institute of Technology, The Bronx Council on the Arts, and the Guggenheim Museum. He is co-designer of an award winning arts and education program for New York City Public High School Students at the Cooper Union College recognized by the Lila Wallace/Reader Digest Foundation. He has lectured at the Brooklyn College, Parsons School of Design, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Art and Science, the Gary Null Support Group, and The Partnership for After School Education.
2010 Just for Champions Hall of Fame: Platinum Warrior Lifetime Achievement Award (35 yrs of Martial Arts)
2008 Seiko Hanshi H. Diaz Tournament of Champions: Kung Fu Forms 2nd place