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Introduction to Aikido: The Art of Peace

Getting Started

Just do it!  Drop in and watch one of our regular classes on Friday night. Or email us and come and try it out on a Tuesday evening 7:30-8:30. First class is free.

Come and experience a dynamic art for body, mind, and spirit, within a supportive setting of respect and friendly energy.

Adults & teens basics

Instructor: Philipp Gawthrop

Tuesdays 7:30-8:30 

In between introductory sessions, this Tuesday evening class is open to adults and teens of all levels, including those just starting. It is an opportunity to slow down and get back to basics. Review basic principles of blending, connecting to and from centre, and extending ki. Sharpen your ukemi. Correct ineffective habits. Practice standard techniques for your next grading.


Introductory Sessions

Instructor: Alix Flavelle

Next session Sept 29th – Nov 7th, Tues and Fri 7:30-8:30 pm.

These 6 week sessions are an opportunity to get started with systematic instruction covering all the basics:

  • Learning to fall and roll
  • Discovering naturally strong, stable and centred posture and movement
  • Experiencing the Aikido principles of entering an attack, blending with an attack, connecting centre to centre, staying relaxed, and extending ki.
  • Basic techniques
  • Dojo etiquette

Contact Alix if interested.