Stanley Pranin has worked tirelessly to educate and inform Aikido practitioners on the vibrancy and lineage of our art. He is now in need of the Aikido community to gather round and help him. Please consider donating to Sensei Pranin’s medical expenses here: https://www.gofundme.com/stanley-pranin No amount is too big...
Michelle Pereira is a student at Aikido of Petaluma and has done work with the Ronald McDonald House to create a fabric wall for the facility. The project involved doubling the size of the existing house and brought together 48 interior design firms who donated their products and services. The...
Aikido of Petaluma wishes you a joyous holiday season. Please note that we will be closed December 24th, 2015 and December 31st, 2015. We will be open with regularly scheduled classes the rest of days.
Paul Rest has recently joined our school and on October 24th he successfully tested for the rank of yondan. Congratulations!
Linda morris successfully tests for the rank of shodan at Aikido of Petaluma, October 17th, 2015
Here is our student, Ben Piper, demonstrating techniques for the rank of sandan, on October 17th 2015.
This is an article that appeared in the Argus Courier in 2003 that spotlighted Sensei Noha and his celebration of 20 years at Aikido of Petaluma. At the time of this post, Sensei Noha has been teaching in Petaluma for 32 years. For 20 years, Noha has been...
We had some fun with slo mo and shiho giri. We practice ken and jo during the last part of class on Tuesdays. This was a great session where we practiced shiho and happo giri.
Here is Aldo Quezada and Nancy Vayhinger’s nidan exam, taken at our spring seminar at the Western Aikido Association’s dojo, Sofia University, Palo Alto CA, 4/19/2015. Congratulations again!
Here is Richard Squeri’s shodan exam, taken at our spring seminar at the Western Aikido Association’s dojo, Sofia University, Palo Alto CA, 4/19/2015. Great job Richard!