One of the great aspects of aikido is that everyone can practice aikido. Practitioners come onto the mat with an empty mind and openness to learn. We consider our dojo very family friendly. Discover the benefits of aikido with this exclusive interview of Svetlana Drobyshevskaya and her daughter, Alisa. Video Transcript: Aikido in my daily […]
Join Newport Beach Aikikai for the 9th Annual Sugano Shihan Summer Camp in Big Bear on June 1-2, 2019 with Gentil Pennewaert Shihan and Special Guest, Phillip Lee 7th Dan Shihan from Singapore.
Aikido of Chester County is once again honored to host Sensei Gentil Penneweart, Shihan and second generation student of O’ Sensei, for our Annual Aikido Winter Seminar in 2019 on Saturday, March 16. Seminar schedule: 12:30pm – 4:30pm with a 30 minute break Cost: $65 Location: Aikido of Chester County Seasonal fruits and bottled water […]
Gentil Pennewaert Shihan will be traveling throughout Belgium for his yearly Aikido seminar tour, hosted by Shin Do Kan Uccle in Belgium – Michael Moyses. Below is a list of dojos visited during his tour. Please contact Shin Do Kan Uccle for information. Participating dojos include: Aikido Wachtebeke on March 2, 2019 Kami Dojo on […]
Newport Beach Aikido celebrates the Japanese New Year on Saturday, Jan. 12 at 11 am. Come join us for our yearly celebration with an demonstration by G. Pennewaert Shihan, potluck, and fun BBQ. Kagami Biraki is a Japanese traditional ceremony which literally translates to “Opening the Mirror” (from an abstinence) or, also, “Breaking of the […]