Aikido of Santa Cruz

True Victory is Victory Over Oneself

Aikido of Santa Cruz
306 Mission Street,
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Phone: (831) 423-8326
fax: (831) 423-6156
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Here is a list of numerous special events at Aikido of Santa Cruz in the next months.
We hope you will mark your calendars and participate when possible!
Please remember, there may be unavoidable changes in schedule, and double check before an event.

JOIN NOW! Beginning Classes at Aikido of Santa Cruz

New Open Enrollment!
Join any Tuesday, Thursday, or Saturday
Tuesday and Thursday evenings- 5:45-7:00pm
Saturday mornings- 9:00-10:15am

$75 for 4 weeks (12 days) of Beginners Classes

Or: $150 for the Deluxe Intro Package: in addition to 4 weeks of Beginners Classes, you will recieve a free training uniform, a copy of the acclaimed book Journey to the Heart of Aikido, by ASC chief instructor Linda Holiday, plus 4 weeks additional unlimited training after the Beginners Classes, with students of all levels!

September 6 - 8 Weekend seminar with Moriteru Ueshiba Doshu, Grandson of the founder of Aikido

This rare seminar is hosted by the California Aikido Association (ASC is a member).
Info & registration here Early bird discount ends January 31.

September 15 The Confluence of Aikido and Counceling - An Experiential Workshop

Facilitated by Linda Holiday Sensei, Chief Instructor, Aikido of Santa Cruz, and Bob Gallo, LCSW, BCD, this workshop will explore common principles of counseling and Aikido through gentle, non-falling activites. Experience the art of peace, partnership, and transformation.

The workshop is inteded for Counselors, Psychotherapists, Social Workers, Mental Health Professionals and anyone in Aikido training.

12:30 - 1:00 pm: Arrival/Registration
1:00 - 3:30 pm: Workshop
3:30 - 4:00 pm: Chat, snack, get more information about Aikido training

More information and flier here.

September 21 A collaborative Aikido seminar with Matt Fluty Sensei and Linda Holiday Sensei

Celebrate The United Nations International Day of Peace with this special seminar at Aikido of Santa Cruz. Longtime Aikido friends and colleagues, Matt Sensei and Linda Sensei share a background of deep study with the Aikido teachers in Kumano, Japan, who in turn emphasize the spiritual teachings of O-Sensei, the founder of Aikido.

Classes: 10:30-11:45 am & 12:00 noon - 1:15 pm
Training Fees: $15-25 (please give what you can)
Flier available here.

September 27 - 29 Aikido Seminar at Lake Tahoe

Join Richard Strozzi-Heckler Sensei and Linda Holiday Sensei for training in the beautiful Sierra Nevada Mountains at Lake Tahoe. The seminar includes Aikido training plus early morning meditation, Shin Kokyu, or weapons training on the shores of Lake Tahoe. And, a bonus weapons class on Thursday evening.

Schedule, lodging & contact information
Register here

October 19 & 20 Jan Nevelius and Linda Holiday at Aikido of Santa Cruz

10:30am - 12:30pm: Jan Sensei and Linda Sensei
2:30 - 3:30pm: Jan Sensei
3:45 - 4:45pm: Linda Sensei

9:30 - 10:30am: Jan Sensei
10:45 - 11:45am: Linda Sensei
12:00 - 1:00pm: Jan Sensei

Two Day Seminar $80
All Day Saturday $50
All day Sunday $45
Half-day Saturday $30

Flier available here

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