Beginning Aikido: Adult Introductory Workshop – Jan 10, 2015

Date: Saturday, January 10, 2015 ~ 2:00pm - 5:00pm Beginning Aikido is a FREE workshop offered on Saturday, January 10, 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 Fran Turner. 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 – 2014 Seminar

A seminar with Mary Heiny Sensei, 6th dan Dates: Saturday and Sunday, November 1 & 2 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: Sat: 10:00 am – 12:00 noon and 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm Sun: 10:00 am – noon Prices: Half Day – $40 Saturday only – $80 Full seminar – $100 For more than forty years, Mary Heiny Sensei has followed a path of physical and spiritual inspiration as a student and teacher of Aikido. She started this journey in 1965 after watching O'Sensei teach a class at Hombu Dojo in Tokyo, Japan. The effect of this...
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Shugyo Dojo 30th Anniversary: Special Classes and Celebration

In October 1984, Fran Sensei started teaching morning classes at the downtown Y. This was the start for what has become Aikido Shugyo Dojo. Please join us for a weekend seminar and the party to celebrate our 30 years. The 30th Anniversary Seminar will take place at our dojo on Saturday & Sunday, November 29 & 30. Please note that for this seminar, kids are invited to the first class on Saturday, after which there will be photos taken. The regular Saturday kids class at noon is cancelled. Saturday, Nov 29 10 to 11 - Fran Turner Sensei 11 to noon - Gabe DiMarco Sensei Lunch break 2 to 3 - Stefan Barton Sensei, Golden Triangle Aikikai 3 to 4 - Fran Turner Sensei Sunday, Nov 30 10 to 11 - Gabe DiMarco Sensei 11 to noon - Fran Turner Sensei The party takes place on Saturday evening, November 29. Details to follow. ...
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Beginning Aikido: Adult Introductory Workshop – Jan 11, 2014

Date: Saturday, January 11, 2014 -2:00pm - 5:00pm Beginning Aikido is a FREE workshop offered on Saturday, January 11, 2014 from 2:00 – 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 Fran Turner. 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 – 2014 Seminar

A Seminar with Clyde Takeguchi Sensei Dates: Feb 1 & 2 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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Mary Heiny Sensei – 2013 Seminar

A seminar with Mary Heiny Sensei, 6th dan Dates: Friday, Saturday and Sunday, November 1, 2, and 3 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 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Sun: 10:00 am – noon Prices: Friday or Half Day – $40 ($30 for Students & Seniors) Saturday only – $80 ($60 for Students & Seniors) Full seminar – $100 ($80 for Students & Seniors) For more than forty years, Mary Heiny Sensei has followed a path of physical and spiritual inspiration as a student and teacher...
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Workshop with Stefan Barton Sensei

Saturday, June 8, 2013 10:00 - 11:30 am Free Join us at Shugyo Dojo for a special class with Stefan Barton Sensei, 5th dan and chief instructor of Golden Triangle Aikikai. Many of you are familiar with Stefan Sensei's teaching already and with his strong background in Iwama Ryu. He has been a mentor for Gabe Sensei  for many years. You can read more about his background here: http://www.goldentriangleaikido.ca/...
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Beginning Aikido: Adult Introductory Workshop – Sept 21, 2013

Date: Saturday, September 21, 2013 -2:00pm - 5:00pm Beginning Aikido is a FREE workshop offered on Saturday, September 21, 2013 from 2:00 – 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 Fran Turner. 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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Beginning Aikido: An Introductory Workshop – June 8, 2013

Date: Saturday, June 8, 2013 -2:00pm - 5:00pm Beginning Aikido is a FREE workshop offered on Saturday, February 23, 2013 from 2:00 – 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 Fran Turner. 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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