Welcome To Aikido of Petaluma

  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.

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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Fuzzy Wuzzies

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!

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Aikido & Healing Arts Center of Roseville

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…

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Celebrating Charlie’s Birthday with an original Joyce England apple pie.

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California Aikido Association

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Aikido Journal

We are saddened to hear of the loss of Stanley Pranin. Rest in Peace Sensei.

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