O-Sensei

Aikido Founder Morihei Ueshiba (O-Sensei)

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Calligraphy

Calligraphy by Master Ujita

 
Morihei Ueshiba

Dojo announcements


Teaching Schedule for January-March 2017

REGULAR CLASSES
Mon Bob Wolber
Wed Boris Mandlis
Sat Dave Bursey (weapons) & Bruce Riddick
BEGINNERS CLASSES
Mon Bob Wolber
Wed Boris Mandlis
Sun Anna Stukas
CHILDREN CLASSES
Mon Liz McKinlay
Wed Liz McKinlay

For more information about the VWA instructors, please see here. For the class schedule, please see here.

Beginner classes with discount

VWA is offering a Groupon for its beginner classes, with a substantial discount. There are a limited number of vouchers available. For further information, please click here.

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
Apr 8-9 Ishiyama Shihan (with guests) Vancouver West Aikikai Vancouver
Jun 17-23 Osawa Hayato Shihan Halifax Aikikai (CAF) Halifax, NS
Oct 27-29 Osawa Hayato 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
1940–2011

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.