Focus in Aikido Training By Claire Keller, Shidoin Resistance and correction are like a virus in aikido. A while ago, it was suggested to me that I stop correcting people while training, and I have tried to do that (with varying success). What I have found is that keeping the focus on myself in my …
Typical Friday night – of course we’re starting the weekend at the dojo!
Claire Sensei will teach at Aikido of Red Bank (New Jersey), on Saturday, October 14, 10-11:30 am. Mat fee is only $10.00.
Such a fun class last night with Ruth Peyser sensei, thank you!!!
Sunday afternoon class – a nice workout to ease the way back into the work week. And welcome to our newest member Patrick (far left) – he gets his own lane in the lineup!
Aikido as Moving Meditation Claire Keller, Shidoin When I first started aikido, I remember it being referred to as moving meditation. I didn’t really see that. I was too busy being frustrated. Although I’ve tried meditating many times, I’ve never been able to really commit to it. Too much chatter in the brain. When I …
Special guest instructor this Sunday. Christopher Bradshaw, Fukushidoin of Long Island Aikikai will be teaching second class for the next two weeks. Chris is a long time student of Edward Hagihara Shihan, a founding member of New York AIkikai. Welcome Chris!
A great Sunday class taught by Claire Sensei, and welcome to our newest member Janet!