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Mary Heiny Sensei – 2014 Seminar

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.

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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.

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Mary Heiny Sensei – 2013 Seminar

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.

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Mary Heiny Sensei – 2012 Seminar

Aikido Shugyo Dojo invites you to join us for a weekend seminar with Mary Heiny Sensei, a long-time friend of the dojo. Heiny Sensei's Aikido is dynamic and subtle, and her teaching works profoundly on body and mind.

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Play and Practice

The children’s classes that he began with were full of fun and easily accessible movements that kept him interested and enjoying each lesson. The spirit of learning and playfulness in classes kept him coming back year after year.

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Clyde Takeguchi Shihan – 2012 Seminar

Join us for our annual winter seminar with Clyde Takeguchi Shihan. On the mat, Clyde Sensei warms up our Aikido being - body and soul - with his dynamic and inspirational instruction. Everyone leaves his classes with a smile. Clyde Sensei creates a fun and positive learning environment to help us refine our practice.

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Mary Heiny Sensei – 2011 Seminar

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 first encounter has inspired her through long hours of training and study.

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Mary Heiny Sensei – 2010 Seminar

Aikido Shugyo Dojo invites you to join us for a weekend seminar with Mary Heiny Sensei, a long-time friend of the dojo. Heiny Sensei’s Aikido is dynamic and subtle, and her teaching works profoundly on body and mind.

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Clyde Takeguchi Shihan – 2010 Seminar

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.

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Clyde Takeguchi Shihan – 2009 Seminar

Clyde Takeguchi Shihan is the founder and director of Capital Aikikai. Takeguchi Sensei is a shichidan — a seventh degree black belt — and a Hombu-certified shihan instructor. He began his study of aikido in 1958 in his native Hawaii. In addition to founding Capital Aikikai in 1973, Takeguchi sensei founded the aikido clubs in Madison, WI, and Charleston, SC. He has taught aikido at the police departments in Honolulu and Madison, as well as at the US Customs Academy in Washington, DC.

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