Beginning Aikido: Adult Introductory Workshop – April 22, 2017

Date: Saturday, April 22, 2017 ~ 2:00pm - 5:00pm Beginning Aikido is a FREE workshop offered on Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 2:00pm – 5:00 pm. This FREE workshop will be taught jointly by senior students of Aikido Shugyo Dojo. It is for new members (in their first six months) at Aikido Shugyo Dojo, and others who have no experience in Aikido, but are interested in trying. This workshop offers a comfortable atmosphere in which to try new things and to ask questions. Please bring a t-shirt and loose-fitting pants. For more information, please contact Gabe DiMarco. Elements in the workshop, Beginning Aikido, include: Ukemi—fear of falling, balance, power Timing—dynamic vs. static practice, waiting Contact—controls, locks, pins, contact exercises Centred Movement—weapons demonstration, selected techniques Breathing—ki and relaxation Demonstrations of weapons practice, dealing with multiple attackers and technique reversals ...
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Mary Heiny Sensei – 2017 Seminar

A seminar with Mary Heiny Sensei, 6th dan Dates: Friday May 5th, Saturday May 6th, Sunday, May 7th Aikido Shugyo Dojo invites you to join us for a weekend seminar with Mary Heiny Sensei. We have been privileged to host her seminars at our dojo for over twenty years. Each visit is a special treat. Mary Sensei's understanding seems to deepen in the intervening year and every seminar with us she brings more to share with participants on the mat. Mary Sensei’s Aikido instruction is inspiring, and her teaching works profoundly on body and mind. Times: Fri: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Sat: 10:00 am – 12:00 noon and 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm Sun: 10:00 am – noon Prices: Friday or Half Day – $40 / $30 (students & seniors) Saturday only – $80 / $60 (students & seniors) Full seminar – $100 / $80 (students & seniors) Saturday & (Friday or Sunday) – $90 / $70 (students & seniors) For more than forty years, Mary Heiny Sensei has followed a...
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Clyde Takeguchi Sensei – 2017 Seminar

A Seminar with Clyde Takeguchi Sensei Dates: Jan 21 - Jan 22 Aikido Shugyo Dojo invites you to join us for our annual winter seminar with Clyde Takeguchi Shihan. Clyde Sensei was Fran Sensei's teacher during her stay in Washington, DC. He is a wonderful person and an inspiring Aikido teacher.  The mid-winter blahs won't catch up to you. Clyde Sensei's dynamic and inspirational Aikido instruction will get you smiling on the mat and off. Times: Registration: 9:30am Sat: 10:00 am – 12 noon and 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Sun: 10:00 am – noon *Regular Children & Youth Class is cancelled on Saturday, January 21st. They are welcome to attend the seminar that morning and train with the adults from 10 - 11 am. Prices: Full seminar - $100 ($80 for Students & Seniors) Saturday only - $80 ($60 for Students & Seniors) Sunday or Half Day Saturday - $40 ($30 for Students & Seniors) More about Clyde Takeguchi Sensei ... Clyde Takeguchi Shihan is the founder and director of Capital...
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Beginning Aikido: Adult Introductory Workshop – February 6, 2016

Date: Saturday, February 6, 2016 ~ 2:00pm - 5:00pm Beginning Aikido is a FREE workshop offered on Saturday, September 19, 2015 from 2:00pm – 5:00 pm. This FREE workshop will be taught jointly by senior students of Aikido Shugyo Dojo. It is for new members (in their first six months) at Aikido Shugyo Dojo, and others who have no experience in Aikido, but are interested in trying. This workshop offers a comfortable atmosphere in which to try new things and to ask questions. Please bring a t-shirt and loose-fitting pants. For more information, please contact Gabe DiMarco. Elements in the workshop, Beginning Aikido, include: Ukemi—fear of falling, balance, power Timing—dynamic vs. static practice, waiting Contact—controls, locks, pins, contact exercises Centred Movement—weapons demonstration, selected techniques Breathing—ki and relaxation Demonstrations of weapons practice, dealing with multiple attackers and technique reversals ...
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Clyde Takeguchi Sensei – 2016 Seminar

A Seminar with Clyde Takeguchi Sensei Dates: Jan 23 - Jan 24 Aikido Shugyo Dojo invites you to join us for our annual winter seminar with Clyde Takeguchi Shihan. Clyde Sensei was Fran Sensei's teacher during her stay in Washington, DC. He is a wonderful person and an inspiring Aikido teacher.  The mid-winter blahs won't catch up to you. Clyde Sensei's dynamic and inspirational Aikido instruction will get you smiling on the mat and off. Times: Registration: 9:30am Sat: 10:00 am – 12 noon and 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Sun: 10:00 am – noon *Regular Children & Youth Class is cancelled on Saturday, January 23rd. They are welcome to attend the seminar that morning and train with the adults from 10 - 11 am. Prices: Full seminar - $100 ($80 for Students & Seniors) Saturday only - $80 ($60 for Students & Seniors) Sunday or Half Day Saturday - $40 ($30 for Students & Seniors) More about Clyde Takeguchi Sensei ... Clyde Takeguchi Shihan is the founder and director of Capital...
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Kangeiko Training – Jan 10, 2016

Date: Sunday, January 10, 2016 ~ 2:00pm - 4:00pm Kangeiko Training is an intense aikido weapons practice in extreme weather (winter). Its purpose is to discipline the body and mind so that this spirit and intensity carry on throughout the year. Miso soup and onigiri (typical Japanese snacks for kangeiko) will be served at the dojo following Kangeiko training. Please be in uniform, ready to leave the dojo by 1:45pm. Items you will need: hat boots gloves that allow you to grip your weapon wear multiple layers of clothing under your dogi weapons - bokken, tanto and jo ...
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Mary Heiny Sensei – 2015 Seminar

A seminar with Mary Heiny Sensei, 6th dan Dates: Friday October 30th, Saturday October 31st, Sunday, November 1st Aikido Shugyo Dojo invites you to join us for a weekend seminar with Mary Heiny Sensei. We have been privileged to host her seminars at our dojo for over twenty years. Each visit is a special treat. Mary Sensei's understanding seems to deepen in the intervening year and every seminar with us she brings more to share with participants on the mat. Mary Sensei’s Aikido instruction is inspiring, and her teaching works profoundly on body and mind. Times: Fri: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Sat: 10:00 am – 12:00 noon and 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm Sun: 10:00 am – noon Prices: Friday or Half Day – $40 / $30 (students & seniors) Saturday only – $80 / $60 (students & seniors) Full seminar – $100 / $80 (students & seniors) Saturday & (Friday or Sunday) – $90 / $70 (students & seniors) For more than forty years, Mary Heiny Sensei has followed a...
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Beginning Aikido: Adult Introductory Workshop – September 19, 2015

Date: Saturday, September 19, 2015 ~ 2:00pm - 5:00pm Beginning Aikido is a FREE workshop offered on Saturday, September 19, 2015 from 2:00pm – 5:00 pm. This FREE workshop will be taught jointly by senior students of Aikido Shugyo Dojo. It is for new members (in their first six months) at Aikido Shugyo Dojo, and others who have no experience in Aikido, but are interested in trying. This workshop offers a comfortable atmosphere in which to try new things and to ask questions. Please bring a t-shirt and loose-fitting pants. For more information, please contact Gabe DiMarco. Elements in the workshop, Beginning Aikido, include: Ukemi—fear of falling, balance, power Timing—dynamic vs. static practice, waiting Contact—controls, locks, pins, contact exercises Centred Movement—weapons demonstration, selected techniques Breathing—ki and relaxation Demonstrations of weapons practice, dealing with multiple attackers and technique reversals ...
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Kangeiko Training – Jan 11, 2015

Date: Sunday, January 11, 2015 ~ 1:30pm - 3:00pm Kangeiko Training is an intense aikido weapons practice in extreme weather (winter). Its purpose is to discipline the body and mind so that this spirit and intensity carry on throughout the year. Miso soup and onigiri (typical Japanese snacks for kangeiko) will be served at the dojo following Kangeiko training. Please be in uniform, ready to leave the dojo by 1:15pm.   Items you will need: hat boots gloves that allow you to grip your weapon wear multiple layers of clothing under your dogi weapons - bokken, tanto and jo ...
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Clyde Takeguchi Sensei – 2015 Seminar

A Seminar with Clyde Takeguchi Sensei Dates: Jan 31 - Feb 1 Aikido Shugyo Dojo invites you to join us for our annual winter seminar with Clyde Takeguchi Shihan. Clyde Sensei was Fran Sensei's teacher during her stay in Washington, DC. He is a wonderful person and an inspiring Aikido teacher.  The February blahs won't catch up to you. Clyde Sensei's dynamic and inspirational Aikido instruction will get you smiling on the mat and off. Times: Registration: 9:30am Sat: 10:00 am – 12 noon and 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Sun: 10:00 am – noon *Regular Children & Youth Class is cancelled on Saturday, February 1st. They are welcome to attend the seminar that morning and train with the adults from 10 - 11 am. Prices: Full seminar - $100 ($80 for Students & Seniors) Saturday only - $80 ($60 for Students & Seniors) Sunday or Half Day Saturday - $40 ($30 for Students & Seniors)   More about Clyde Takeguchi Sensei ... Clyde Takeguchi Shihan is the founder and director of Capital Aikikai. Takeguchi...
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