O-Sensei

Aikido Founder Morihei Ueshiba (O-Sensei)

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Calligraphy

Calligraphy by Master Ujita

Dojo Announcements


Combined class and social November 10

On Monday, November 10 (the day before Remembrance Day), there will be a combined beginner/regular class at 6:00pm. There will be no 7:30 class on that day.

After class, there will be a social gathering at The Cove on 4th Avenue, near Alma Street.

Free Introductory Class for New Beginners

Free introductory class for new beginners on the last Monday of each month (except holidays), at 6:00pm.

Upcoming Aikido Seminars
Date Instructor Host Location
October 31 - November 2 Leduc Sensei Pacific Shizen Aikido (Kenkyukai) Victoria
November 7-9 Turner Sensei BigRock Aikikai (CAF) Calgary
November 15-16 Ishiyama Shihan
Paris Sensei
Macphail Sensei
Vancouver West Aikikai (CAF) Vancouver
November 28-30 Hewson Sensei
Moline Sensei
Ragush Sensei
Saskatoon Aikido (CAF) Saskatoon
March 6-8 Miyamoto Shihan Gastown Aikikai (BCAF) Vancouver
Click on the date for more details about a seminar.

Chief Instructor and Dojo-cho
(Chief Executive Director):
Ishu Ishiyama Shihan, 7th dan

Vancouver West Aikikai is affiliated with:

the Aikikai Foundation (Aikido World Headquarters) Tokyo, Japan

the Canadian Aikido Federation

the British Columbia Aikido Federation

Vancouver West Aikikai is a not for profit organization

Honourary Dojo-cho:
Y. Kawahara Shihan, 8th dan
1940–2011