O-Sensei

Aikido Founder Morihei Ueshiba (O-Sensei)

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Calligraphy

Calligraphy by Master Ujita

Dojo Announcements


Easter Weekend Schedule

The schedule for Easter weekend is:
Saturday, April 19: Seminar at the dojo! Normal classes cancelled.
Sunday, April 20: No class.
Monday, April 21: No 6:00 class. Combined beginner/regular class at 7:30

Free Introductory Class for New Beginners

Free introductory class for new beginners on the last Monday of each month (except holidays), at 6:00pm.

Upcoming Aikido Seminars
Date Instructor Host Location
April 19 Ishiyama Shihan
Paris Sensei
Macphail Sensei
Vancouver West Aikikai (CAF) Vancouver
June 21-26 Osawa Shihan CAF Summer Camp Vancouver
Click on the date for more details about a seminar.

Chief Instructor and Dojo-cho
(Chief Executive Director):
Ishu Ishiyama Shihan, 7th dan

Vancouver West Aikikai is affiliated with:

the Aikikai Foundation (Aikido World Headquarters) Tokyo, Japan

the Canadian Aikido Federation

the British Columbia Aikido Federation

Vancouver West Aikikai is a not for profit organization

Honourary Dojo-cho:
Y. Kawahara Shihan, 8th dan
1940–2011