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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Here is a list of numerous special events at Aikido of Santa Cruz in the next months.
We hope you will mark your calendars and participate when possible!
Please remember, there may be unavoidable changes in schedule, and double check before an event.

JOIN NOW! Beginning Classes at Aikido of Santa Cruz

New Open Enrollment!
Join any Tuesday, Thursday, or Saturday
Tuesday and Thursday evenings- 5:45-7:00pm
Saturday mornings- 9:00-10:15am

$75 for 4 weeks (12 days) of Beginners Classes

Or: $150 for the Deluxe Intro Package: in addition to 4 weeks of Beginners Classes, you will recieve a free training uniform, a copy of the acclaimed book Journey to the Heart of Aikido, by ASC chief instructor Linda Holiday, plus 4 weeks additional unlimited training after the Beginners Classes, with students of all levels!

Saturday, December 9 Training, Exams, and Demonstrations

Join us for training and Black Belt exams and demonstrations

Extended format 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
9:30 am: Class
10:30 am: 2 Nidan Exams
11:30 pm: Class with Guest Instructor
12:15 pm: Lunch at the dojo
1:30 pm: Class
2:30 pm: 2 Sandan Demonstrations
3:30 pm: Class with Guest Instructor
4:00 pm: Circle and presentations
4:30 pm: End

$5 donation for lunch.

December 16
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Aikido of Santa Cruz All-Ages training, Winter Potluck, and Misogi Appreciation

Aikidoists of All Ages, Families, and Guests, please join this Celebration of Community at Aikido of Santa Cruz.

This year we will especially celebrate our international aikido family: Linda Holiday Sensei, Lou Pollock Sensei, Shawn Murphy, and Nicola Astley will share stories and images from their recent 2017 Aikido journey to East Africa!
Flier available here

Upcoming Events... mark your calendar!
More details coming soon.
January 1
10:00 am
Annual New Year's Day Misogi Purification Practice at Natural Bridges Beach
January 13 All-day Special Training and Dan Exams
January 20 Special Training and Dan Exams
January 21-27 Kangeiko Winter Training Intensive
Febrary 3 All-Day Special Training and Shodan Exams
February 9-10 Seminar with Guest Instructor Mary Heiny Sensei (6th dan, Seattle)
February 18 Linda Holiday Sensei teaches seminar at New School Aikido in Stockton, CA
February 24-25 California Aikido Association Friendship Seminars and Meeting
Aikido West (Saturday) and Aikido of San Jose (Sunday)
All ASC students encouraged to attend.
March 3 Annual All-Day Women's Aikido Seminar at ASC; women from all dojos invited.
July 11-15 Annual Santa Cruz Aikido Summer Retreat
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