Winter Intensive is a time to renew our resolve to practice, to warm up our body in the cold of winter, and to come together with our fellow dojo members and support each other in making great strides in improving our Aikido.
This year's theme is Blend With Your World. Read More
This video sequence begins with the core conditioning exercise (so familiar to Chiba Sensei’s students), segues to the small backward roll and then opens up into an ikkyo omote ukemi practice. The elements are mostly familiar, however, even seasoned Birankai practitioners have commented they’ve never seen the elements assembled quite this way, into a repeatable, solo warm up exercise. Read More
Having attended Women’s Camp recently, we were asked to reflect on the question “why I practice?” I came to aikido rather late in life. I was almost 50 years old four years ago when I took my first class with Van Amburgh Sensei at Multnomah Aikikai in Portland. Read More
Exercise is great for all of us. Finding a movement practice you enjoy is key to sticking with regular exercise. August offers several great opportunities to discover the benefits of Aikido practice for people of all walks of life, including people living with a movement disorder such as Parkinson's disease. Read More
D. Boyet Sensei teaches Aikido and Iaido seminar March 9-11, 2018 at Multnomah Aikikai, Portland OR Read More