Class Description: Classes are structured around the first principle of aikido, which is to blend or harmonize with conflict. We emphasize fun, while respecting ourselves and others. Group cooperation, self awareness and conflict resolution are a bi-product of learning to be aware of and work with others on many levels. Students learn what it means to be a responsible member of a safe and caring community, without competition.
Benefits of the class: Practice of self defense and self preservation through a non-violent and non competitive practice. Fitness, balance, agility and coordination. Rolling and falling safely. Grounding, focus and discipline. Excelled learning. Awareness of self and how to work in a group with others.
Cost: $70/month. This is a monthly fee for children in this age group only. Age restrictions can beadjusted according to individual readiness.
Schedule: Monday and Thursday 4:00-4:45 PM
Instructor: Gaia Reitan and Albert Watkins