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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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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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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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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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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Beginning Aikido: An Introductory Workshop – February 23, 2013

Date: Saturday, February 23, 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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Workshop with Kazuaki Tanahashi

Enjoy the Brush March 29 -31 Explore East Asian calligraphy with painter and calligrapher Kazuaki Tanahashi. He has presented solo exhibitions of his brushwork and taught worldwide. Using a variety of paper and brushes, you will experiment with artistic interpretation and expressionistic improvisation. Materials (provided) include black ink and biodegradable watercolor paint. No previous experience is needed. Schedule: Friday 7:30 – 9 Saturday 9 – 5 Sunday 10 – 4 Registration: $200 Location: Aikido Shugyo Dojo - 302 Carlaw Ave., #121, Toronto, ON, M4M 2S1 Further information: sensei@shugyo.com This workshop is a collaboration of Aikido Shugyo Dojo and the Toronto Zen Centre More About The Instructor Kazuaki Tanahashi, born and trained in Japan, is an artist, writer, and peace worker. He was also one of the earliest students of Aikido founder Morihei Ueshiba Sensei in Iwama after WWII. As a painter and calligrapher, Kaz has presented solo exhibitions of his brushwork, performed, and taught worldwide. He has created a genre of one-stroke paintings and multi-color Zen circles. As a calligrapher in East Asian...
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