Aikido Founder Morihei Ueshiba (O-Sensei)

bokken on stand

Calligraphy by Master Ujita

Dojo announcements

Upcoming Social Events

  • Nov 25th - Wed - after class – Bon Voyage Party in the dojo for Mariko (light refreshments provided).
  • Dec 12th - Sat - 6 pm – Vancouver West Aikido Christmas Party chez Liz. It is potluck, so bring some food to share.

Saturday Classes

The new schedule for Saturday Classes is from 10:30am to 12:00pm. This is valid from Nov. 7th on, until further notice.

Free introductory class for new beginners

is on the last Monday of each month (except holidays) at 6:00pm.

Upcoming Aikido Seminars
Date Instructor Host Location
November 28-29 Ishiyama Shihan Victoria Aikikai, CAF Victoria
Click on the date for more details about a seminar.

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


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

Vancouver West Aikikai is affiliated with the Aikikai Foundation (Aikido World Headquarters, Tokyo, Japan), Canadian Aikido Federation, & British Columbia Aikido Federation. Vancouver West Aikikai is a not for profit organization.