Welcome To Aikido of Petaluma

 The purpose of training is to tighten up the slack, toughen the body, and polish the spirit.
– Morihei Ueshiba

Aikido of Petaluma has been offering gentle martial and energy arts for the pressures of daily life since 1983.  Our training emphasizes personal growth and development within the medium of a martial art.  Our instructors offer a supportive, joyful and diverse training environment.

Beginners are welcome and encouraged to observe and participate in any of our classes.

28,15,0,50,1
600,600,60,1,5000,1000,25,2000
90,300,1,50,12,25,50,1,70,12,1,50,1,1,1,5000
Sensei Robert Noha, Chief Instructor
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Aikido of Petaluma
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Energy process class
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Sensei Noha instructing in Yang Style T'ai Chi
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Circle Center practice
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Warming up at beginning of Aikido class
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The shomen at Aikido of Petaluma
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A student in Energy Process class
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Bill Misson performing Ikkyo
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Students perform push hands in tai chi
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Sensei demonstrating proper positioning
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Aikido students during rolling practice
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the class performing block, parry, punch
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Student demonstrate free form techniques
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Circle Center practice
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students discuss concepts in energy class
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Golden pheasant stands on one leg
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The shomen at Aikido of Petaluma
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Rolling practice at beginning of class
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Stained glass of Aikido characters made by Sensei's wife
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The Way of Harmony - Aikido Practices | The Bod Edit

John Stevens Sensei was recently interviewed on bodedit.com where he speaks candidly about his recovery from cancer, how his Aikido training..

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Had a great seminar celebrating 35 years of Aikido of Petaluma. Congratulations Bob Noha and thank you to the visiting Instructors.

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John Stevens at O Sensei’s grave

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Misogi no Ken

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Misogi no Ken

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