The Way of a Warrior is based on humanity, love, and sincerity; the heart of martial valor is true bravery, wisdom, love, and friendship. Emphasis on the physical aspects of warriorship is futile, for the power of the body is always limited.
– 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.
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Here is a good example of why we want to move off the line of the attack and blend with the oncoming energy. Yagi (goat) waza coming soon!
Saturday we had a great class taught by Sasun Torikian on ukemi, and how we need to be present when we are receiving techniques from our partners…
Celebrating Charlie’s Birthday with an original Joyce England apple pie.
We are saddened to hear of the loss of Stanley Pranin. Rest in Peace Sensei.