Fall Gassuku with Tom Read Sensei
to Oct 27

Fall Gassuku with Tom Read Sensei

Please join us on the mat with Tom Read Sensei for a weekend of intensive training. All levels of Aikidoka are welcome. After over 40 years of teaching and training in Aikido, Read Sensei has deep insight into the nature of human existence, and is very gifted in his ability to explain how the study of Aikido helps in one’s understanding of it.

Friday class 6 pm to 8 pm

Saturday class: 10 am to 12 pm, 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Sunday class: 10 am to 12 pm

Three-day Seminar: $135
Friday only: $35
Saturday only: $70 (or $35 for a single class)
Sunday only: $35


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Aikibojitsu summer Retreat
to Jun 23

Aikibojitsu summer Retreat

Join us for a weekend devoted to an in depth examination of Aikibojitsu. Look forward to expert discussions of technique and perspective with Founder Read Sensei. There will be one class Friday evening, 2-3 classes on Saturday, and one class Sunday morning.

Please arrive by 4 pm on Friday. Bring your camping gear, appropriate clothing for June in the foothills of the Trinity Alps, sunscreen, and bug repellent. Also bring food for the weekend, though we anticipate joint meals will happen some of the time, and there will be a pot luck on Saturday evening. There is potable water at the main house.

Directions: Going East on 299 turn left on Hennessy Road across from the Burnt Ranch post office. 2 miles up Hennessy Road, driveway with green metal gate on left just after pavement ends; once arrived park on leveled area below the studio on the right.

  • We will provide outdoor kitchen with propane stoves, pots and pans, and utensils.

  • Participants should bring camping gear and food for lunches and Saturday evening barbecue. Bring lots of cold drinks.

  • Friday night we'll provide curry and rice,

  • Saturday morning we are making waffles, coffee, chai tea.

  • Saturday night dinner we'll provide potato salad. Participants bring their preferred additions and beverages to share.

  • Sunday morning we'll provide quiche, coffee, chai tea.

  • Bring food you want to contribute to what is being provided for each meal, or your special needs.

  • Come prepared for hot, sunny weather.

Tuition for the weekend is $155

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Gassuku with Glenn Leichman
to Apr 14

Gassuku with Glenn Leichman

Please join us for the Spring Gashuku at Northcoast Aikido, led by Glenn Leichman Sensei, 5th dan, Chief Instructor of Aikido Seattle and Aikido of Willapa Bay. Aikidoists of all experience and affiliation are invited to attend this 3-day event.

Glenn Sensei began his practice after his first visit to Japan in 1979. Since then he has studied under a number of teachers, but his main influences have been Endo Seisihro Shihan from Hombu Dojo and Jan Nevelius Shihan from Vanadis Aikido in Stockholm. He encourages maintaining a calm state of mind, performing unhurried technique, and an emphasis on creating deep musubi and natural flow. Please welcome Glenn Sensei to Arcata!

Classes are Friday, April 12th, 6-8pm, Saturday 10-12pm & 2:30-4:30pm, Sunday 10-12pm
There will be a potluck dinner Saturday evening after training, location to be announced.

Three-Day Seminar: $115
Friday only: $35
Saturday only: $65 (or $35 for one class)
Sunday only: $35

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