Recent Blogs

Special Third Friday Class for November with Kay Sandacz Sensei

Please join us for our special third Friday of the month class on November 21, 2014. We are very fortunate to have a special guest sensei instructing. Kay Sandacz Sensei from Inaka Dojo in Beecher, IL will be teaching class with a special focus on “Intention Without Tension.” Class will be from 6:15pm – 8:15pm, with some socializing in the dojo after class. Students of all ranks are encouraged to attend and to join us after class. Please feel free to bring any food or beverages you would like to share! Hope to see you there!

Thanksgiving Seminar Flyer

To help promote Chicago Aikikai’s upcoming annual Thanksgiving Seminar with Mitsugi Saotome Shihan, please link to or print out the flyer created.  It’s available for download here!

Hope to see you all there!

8 Days To Linda Holiday Sensei!

A reminder to all Aikidoka in the Chicago area that Linda Holiday Sensei, Chief Instructor for Aikido of Santa Cruz, will be the guest instructor for a special 2-hour class at Chicago Aikikai on Wednesday, October 8th from 6:15-8:15.  The cost for this special session is only $20, and she will also be reading excerpts from her new book, Journey to the Heart of Aikido.  Hope to see you there!

Class Schedule

  • EVENING AIKIDO:
    Monday through Thursday from 6:15-7:30pm
  • WEEKEND AIKIDO:
    Saturday 1-2:30pm & Sunday 11am-12:30pm
  • FREE INTRO CLASS:
    Every Wednesday 6:15-7:30pm, please show up a few minutes early to warm up.

Dojo Events

  • 11.21 · November's Special Third Friday Class with special guest Kay Sandacz Sensei. Topic: Intention without Tension.
  • 11.28 - 11.30 · Mitsugi Saotome Shihan at Chicago Aikikai for the annual Thanksgiving Seminar. Register here!
  • 12.19 · December's Special Third Friday Class with special guest Wendy Whited Sensei.

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