Ways to get started

Feel welcome to come and watch or try a class. From time to time we offer a variety of courses suitable for beginners.  Alternatively, we can arrange a few private sessions to prepare you to join regular practices/classes. Just call, text, or email and ask. 

Introduction to Aikido for women  

Wednesdays 6-7:30   Start anytime.  

This fall we are offering an introduction to Aikido for women and non-binary folks.  The emphasis will be on basic movement principles and cultivating inner stability and strength.  Learn to fall and roll, and basic Aikido techniques. The aim is for you to feel prepared to join the regular classes for an ongoing practice. Develop capacity to move and interact with grace and fearlessness. 

Introductory Aikido - TBD            

Offered from time to time when there is a group interested in starting. An introduction to the philosophy and principles and basic forms of Aikido. Learn basic stances and attacks, some basic techniques, and how to fall and roll.  

Solo Practices - online TBD                    

Call it Aiki-yoga. Breath and hara development. Strength, flexibility, and alignment, for whole-body movement - grace and agility. For beginners or seasoned Aikido practitioners or those who don't do Aikido at all.  Energize your week.

Women's class  -                      Wednesdays 6-7:30 - ongoing   

Connect and move together. Enjoy practice with a convivial group of women. For beginners who want to ease into a practice, or experienced women wanting to ease back into training.  


Outdoor Aiki-ken TBD

Training with a wooden sword (bokken) naturally sharpens our focus, teaches us timing and alignment.   For beginners and experienced Aikidoka alike.