Spend a morning practicing Aikido surrounded by fresh air, splashing waterfalls, and craggy pines at the Japanese Friendship Garden. The class is recommended for all ages and physiques!
During the class, the teacher will show you how to move forward and backward with wooden weapons as well as how to pivot and duck at the right moment. Sign up here.
What is Aikido?
Aikido is a Japanese martial art form based in part on the ancient sword and staff traditions of the samurai Japanese history.
Benefits of practicing Aikido
- Physical fitness, flexibility, and aerobic conditioning
- Increased balance, coordination, faster reaction, and sense of timing
- Relaxed and peaceful mind
Note: A wooden sword and staff will be supplied by Arizona Aikido for participants. Casual outdoor clothing is recommended and footwear that doesn’t slip off easily.
Where: Japanese Friendship Garden Phoenix 📍 1125 North 3rd Avenue
When: 📆 April 2, April 9, April 16, April 23, April 30
Time: ⏰ Check-in time: 8:45 am
The program starts at 9:00 am
Cost: 🎟 $25 general
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