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2016 Summer Seminar with Tres Hofmeister Shihan Registration is Open!

Chicago Aikikai is proud and privileged to host Tres Hofmeister Shihan for our Summer Seminar June 3rd to June 5th, 2016, and registration for the seminar is now open! Classes will begin on Friday evening from 6:30pm – 8:30pm. There will be 2 classes on Saturday from 10am – 12pm and again from 3pm – 5pm, followed by a dinner. Sunday class will be from 10am – 12pm. All styles and experience levels are welcome. More information can be found on the flyer posted here. You may register for the seminar now on our registration page here. Hope to see you on the mat!

Save the Date! Tres Hofmeister at Chicago Aikikai, June 3rd-5th, 2016

Chicago Aikikai is honored to host Tres Hofmeister Sensei again at Chicago Aikikai for June 3rd-5th. We will announce it here when registration is open, but mark your calendars today for this excellent opportunity to train with Hofmeister Sensei!

Midwest Aikido Bridge Seminar at Abiding Spirit Aikikai, April 1-3

Abiding Spirit Aikikai in Crystal Lake will be hosting the Midwest Aikido Bridge Seminar for 2016. Instructors who will be participating include M. Rock Lazo Sensei from Midwest Aikido Center, Rodger Park Sensei from Huron Valley Aikikai, Andy Sato Sensei from Kiku Matsu Dojo, Joe Takehara Sensei from Chicago Aikido Club, Wendy Whited Sensei from Inaka Dojo, and Hiroshi Ikeda Shihan from Boulder Aikikai. Registration is $200 for the full seminar or $50 for any single half day. There will also be a pizza party on Friday night for an additional $15, and a Saturday night dinner for $25. Visit the Midwest Aikido Bridge Seminar website for more details and a registration form. This is an excellent chance to experience the many varieties and similarities of Aikido styles. Hope to see you on the mat!

Class Schedule

  • EVENING AIKIDO:
    Monday through Thursday from 6:15-7:30pm
  • WEEKEND AIKIDO:
    Saturday 10am-11:30am & Sunday 11am-12:30pm
  • FREE INTRO CLASS:
    Every Wednesday 6:15-7:30pm, please show up a few minutes early to warm up.

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