Duration: 90 min; Free; Mixed Level Aikido: HIYA! Begin to learn the fundamentals of aikido, a martial art that includes the art of ukemi, basic footwork, how to attack using your whole body strength, and basic rolling and falling to ensure safety. Learn how to effortlessly bring down anyone with only three ounces of pressure. Training with forms and techniques are necessary for the practice, however the goal of Aikido is for you to work dynamically with a partner to discover the internal feeling that is Aiki. Therefore, practice is non-competitive and a cooperative feeling is cultivated during training. Through practicing proper centering and breath control, you will experience a type of internal power, or ki, that you never thought would be possible!
Learn and understand the fundamentals of Aikido during this mixed level class
Practice a series of footwork routines and attacks to build power and basic rolling skills to ensure safety
Work non-competitively with a partner to cultivate a sense of cooperation
Develop a greater type of internal power than you ever thought possible
Note: This is a free trial class for first time students only.
Cancellation Policy: As a courtesy to fellow participants, please provide at least 24 hours cancellation notice.