Aikido of Santa Cruz

True Victory is Victory Over Oneself

Aikido of Santa Cruz
306 Mission Street,
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Phone: (831) 423-8326
fax: (831) 423-6156
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Aikido of Santa Cruz

Welcome to our website. Aikido of Santa Cruz is a non-profit, public benefit, educational organization. We welcome people of any race, nationality, ethnic background, gender, sexual orientation, or religion. Our Chief Instructor is Linda Holiday Sensei (6th Dan).

We have been providing Aikido instruction in Santa Cruz since 1982 under the name of North Bay Aikido, and as of 2005 under the new name of Aikido of Santa Cruz. Our instructors have developed a highly respected program of Aikido training for adults and children.

As Aikido draws on inner strength rather than physical strength, it is accessible to people of all ages and body types. Women and men train together in an atmosphere of mutual respect and support.

Please see our Events page for announcements about workshops and events at Aikido of Santa Cruz.

Aikido Book: Journey to the heart of Aikido

Aikido of Santa Cruz celebrates the release of Journey to the Heart of Aikido!

Eastside Santa Cruz Life recently wrote a great article about Linda Holiday sensei and her Aikido journey. Click here to read more.

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Join the Intro to Aikido Class!

Beginning Aikido Class

Tuesday and Thursday evenings- 5:45-7:00pm
Saturday mornings- 9:00-10:15am
Series is 4 weeks, open enrollment
November 4-8, 2014!

Class fee is $75, or $150 for the Deluxe Intro Package: the 4 week NEW beginning class, a free training uniform, a copy of the new book Journey to the Heart of Aikido, by ASC chief instructor Linda Holiday, plus 4 weeks additional unlimited training after completing the beginning class!
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Carry it Forward DVD

Carry Aikido Forward DVD
– Motomichi Anno Shihan (8th dan), and Senseis Mary Heiny, Linda Holiday, and Jack Wada at the 17th annual Santa Cruz Aikido Summer Retreat. Available for $25 on Amazon, and/or at the dojo!

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Aikido tshirt

Aikido T-shirts available on cafepress
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