If you are curious about what Aikido has to offer,
this is your chance!
Vancouver West Aikikai will be offering a special 2-week introductory Aikido course for teens and adults in September 2018, to be taught by Ramin Arvin Sensei (5th dan).
The classes will be on Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:00-7:15pm,
and Sundays, 6:00-7:00pm,
starting Mon, Sep 17, and ending Sun, Sep 30, at VWA Jericho.
The price for six classes is $60. You can register and pay through PayPal,
or with cash or cheque at your first class.
Please arrive a few minutes before class starts and wear loose,
Summer schedule June-August 2018
Starting on June 4, 2018, we will have combined beginners/regular classes on Mondays & Wednesdays, 7-8:30 pm, until September. The classes on Fridays and Saturdays will continue as scheduled. Our Sunday classes will become open-mat sessions (supervised by a yudansha), starting June 24 until September.
New Friday classes at VWA Cambie
We are happy to announce that additional Aikido classes are now (as of May 4, 2018) offered on Fridays, 7:30 - 8:45 pm, at our second location, VWA Cambie, close to Cambie at W 16th Ave (at the gym of St Mary's Ukrainian Cultural Centre, 3140 Ash Street, Vancouver). These are combined beginners/regular classes taught by Ishu Ishiyama Sensei, Valentine Kabanets Sensei, and Ramin Arvin Sensei. New students are welcome!
Beginner Aikido classes with discount
Vancouver West Aikikai is offering a Groupon for its beginner Aikido classes, with a substantial discount. There are a limited number of vouchers available. For further information, please click here.
Free introductory Aikido class for new beginners
is on the last Monday of each
month (except holidays) during our beginners class time slot. You can join our beginners program at any time! We offer beginners' Aikido classes four times a week: Mon, Wed, and Sun at VWA Jericho, and Fri at VWA Cambie. Please see our class schedule for more details.
Upcoming Aikido Seminars
| Sep 15, 2018
|| Kim Riddick, Rie Babin, Sharon Bader, and Myrna Harrod-Taniguti Senseis
||VWA & North Delta Aikikai
|| beginners seminar
| Oct 19-21, 2018
|| Osawa Hayato Shihan
||CAF fall seminar
| Nov 16-17, 2018
||Ishiyama Shihan & Guest Instructors
|| VWA fall seminar
| Dec 1, 2018
|| Posluns, Groot, Ishiyama, & Mustard Senseis
||Aikidaily & English Bay Aikikai
|| friendship seminar
| Apr 5-7, 2019
||Fujimaki Shihan & Ishiyama Shihan
|| VWA spring seminar
Click on the date for more details about a seminar.