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Aikido the healthier martial art

Does this sound familiar? “I went to the BJJ place down the street and got my shoulder ripped apart. I really wanted to practice a martial art but I can’t get hurt like that.” You can substitute any number of competitive or combat arts names, but this is a story I hear often colored in many forms. This makes entering a dojo for Aikido a scary thing for many. I recently had a student come to us with just such a story. After watching a class his only question was “How do I sign up?”

Why is Aikido different?

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We bring specialized training opportunities to many who would not normally choose to join us on the mat. We offer individually tailored workshops in the areas of team development, conflict management, communications skills, community building, relationship development, centering, potential development, and, creativity, to name a few. If you have an idea or need for a training we can develop and implement it.

No Power Point and No Lectures

Our trainings are creative, active, engaging, and developed with your needs in mind. Our style is to use experiential tools, body learning practices, and to engage in meaningful dialogue. We gently jostle your own creativity and guide you to implement the solutions that best suit your demands.

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James is able to conceive and present on a wide variety of topics, presenting engaging and consequential workshops,

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