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John Messores Shihan at Inaka Dojo May 8th-10th

Inaka Dojo in beautiful Beecher, IL will host John Messores Shihan, Chief Instructor for the Jion Juku Aikido Academy of Warrior Spirit in Largo, FL for a seminar May 8th-10th. The full seminar is $150 and individual classes are $50 each. This is another wonderful opportunity for some amazing instruction so close to home! Check with others at the dojo if you need a ride. Hope to see you there!

2015 Midwest Aikido Bridge Seminar at Abiding Spirit Aikikai March 27-29

Abiding Spirit Aikikai will host the 2015 Midwest Aikido Bridge Seminar at their dojo in Crystal Lake, IL March 27th through March 29th. There is an excellent line-up of instructors this year with the following instructors scheduled to teach: Hiroshi Ikeda Shihan, Lee Crawford Sensei, Bob Garza Sensei, Greeg Deutsch Sensei, Ken Purdy Sensei, and Lisa Tomoleoni Sensei. More information and the registration form may be found at the Midwest Bridge Seminar website. Hope to see you there!

Seishiro Endo Shihan at Abiding Spirit Aikikai April 10-12

Abiding Spirit Aikikai will be hosting a special seminar with Seishiro Endo Shihan, 8th Dan, from the Aikido Hombu Dojo in Japan April 10th through April 12th. The venue for this seminar will be at the Centre of Elgin – Heritage Ballroom in Elgin, IL. This is a wonderful and rare opportunity to train with an excellent instructor direct from Aikikai headquarters. The cost for the full seminar is $140 when paid for in advance, and $160 at the door. Individual classes are $50 in advance and $55 at the door. You may pre-register with the form attached to their flyer. Hope to see you there!

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