We are excited to announce that we are moving to the Petaluma Academy of Martial Arts building. Our last class in our current location will be Saturday, October 30th and our first class in the new building will be Tuesday November 2nd. Our new address will be: 620 Petaluma...
Bob Noha Sensei explains the up and down energies in ushiro tekubitori sankyo. He also describes what O’ Sensei used to call the fullness of the echo, and demonstrates a chant O’ Sensei used to use to experience this.
We will be having a Beginners/Alumni day at Aikido of Petaluma on Saturday, September 18th. Bob Noha Sensei (5th Degree black belt) will host 3 different sessions: To those that have ever trained with us, we would like to see you. We are extending this invite to our Alumni...
This is a beautiful post on psychologytoday.com about the similarity of Aikido and Chado (Tea Ceremony): http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-body-blog/201008/mindfulness-through-aikido-tea-ceremony Thanks to Ginny Breeland for alerting us to this article. Ginny maintains “Aikido Advice for Woman … and a few men” on facebook and can be found here: http://www.facebook.com/home.php?ref=logo#!/pages/Aikido-Advice-for-Womenand-a-Few-Men/302329183470?v=info&ref=ts
http://www.examiner.com/x-5948-SF-Martial-Arts-Examiner~y2010m7d8-Bob-Noha–A-Martial-Artist-Making-a-Difference?cid=examiner-email Paul Rest is a writer and martial artist. He has written numerous articles about Aikido and Low Impact Aikido and holds the rank of second degree black belt. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
John Stevens Shihan translates “The Heart of Aikido; The Philosophy of Takemusu Aiki” from the original Japanese. This is now available at http://www.amazon.com/Heart-Aikido-Philosophy-Takemusu-Aiki/dp/4770031149. Sensei will be reviewing this shortly at aikiweb.com. We’ll let you know when his review is out!
We have a twitter account now. Please follow @aikipetaluma on twitter for quick updates to what is happening at the dojo. Full address is http://www.twitter.com/aikipetaluma
Video of Robert Noha Sensei with Bill Misson, Charlie Stapp and Sasun Torikian.
John Stevens Shihan will be giving a seminar the weekend of April 16th through April 18th, through Bay Marin Aikido.
We will be having kyu tests on Saturday, April 10th starting at 11:30. Please come join us and support the testing candidates!