Aikido is a traditional Japanese study of harmony for body, mind, and spirit. In our adult and youth classes, you will learn pins, controls, throws, and safe falling. You will practice techniques with other students in a supportive, non-competitive atmosphere. We teach physical techniques as well as philosophy related to Aikido and how to create harmony in our daily relationships and communities.
Aikido is a form of Japanese Budo, a way of study including both physical and mental training.
The word Aikido can be loosely translated as "the way (do) of harmony (ai) with nature or
universal energy (ki)."
Classes are held at the Movement Arts Center at 2211 E. Franklin Ave, Minneapolis. You are
welcome to stop by and watch a class anytime. Adult beginner classes are Tuesdays
at 7:00pm and start the first Tuesday of each month. Click on the Schedule tab for more details.
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