In commemoration of Seichii Sugano Shihan’s 10th anniversary passing, Gentil Pennewaert will join Heaven & Earth Aikido for aikido training in nature.

Join us for mountain training and camping in commemoration of The 10th anniversary of Sugano Sensei’s passing. We are looking forward to a safe weekend with Gentil Pennewaert Shihan. All training will be outdoors. Bring your weapons (jo, bokken, tanto). We will be practicing social distancing and enjoying the fresh air in nature as we train.
Cost is $90 and includes camping.

Date: Aug 28 at 4 PM – Aug 30 at 4 PM EDT

Lodging information for visitors: 

Some hotels around Bears Den Trail Center, 18393 Blueridge Mountain Rd, Bluemont, VA, 20135 are:
  • Comfort Inn 80 Prosperity Ave, Leesburg, VA 20175
  • Homewood Suites 115 Fort Evans Road NE, Leesburg, VA 20176
  • Clarion Hotel1500 East Market Street, Leesburg, VA 20176
  • We have two tents for people to use, if they want to stay at Bears Den with us. We will be arriving Friday night, and leaving Sunday morning.

Located: 688 Spring St, Herndon, Virginia 20170

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