Winter Seminar – Okanagan Aikikai
January 30, 31 & Feb. 1
The Okanagan Aikikai is pleased to host a Winter Seminar with two BC Shidoin.
Scott Macphail, rokudan, is the senior yudansha in Victoria BC and was Kawahara Sensei’s administrative assistant when Sensei lived there from 2005 to 2011. Macphail Sensei is a member of the CAF Examination Committee.
Mike Chin, godan is also a long time student of our late Kawahara Shihan. He was given permission by Sensei to start his own dojo: Sanshukan; which nurtured a large number of yudansha in Victoria BC. Presently, he is one of the active BC Shidoin appointed by CAF.
Location (Jan. 30 & 31)
130 McCurdy Road (Knights of Columbus Hall), Kelowna BC
Location (Feb. 1)
1493 K.L.O. Road (Immaculata Regional High School) Kelowna BC
Jan. 30, Friday 6 pm to 9 pm with a 10 minute break
Jan. 31, Saturday 10 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 3 pm
Feb. 1, Sunday 9:30 am to 12:30 pm Note: Keiko (practice) location is at 1493 KLO road.
$60 for 2 days; $40 for one day
Student and unemployed fees are $30 for 2 days; $20 for one day
People attending all 3 days are welcome to give a free will donation for the 3rd day.
We welcome all aikidoists to participate in this first seminar of 2015 for the Okanagan Aikikai featuring two Sensei!
The Okanagan Aikikai would like to THANK the BCAF for the generous financial support of the Shidoin Travel grant which enabled us to invite 2 Shidoin to travel so far to mentor us.
Yours in Aiki,
Saskatoon Aikido Dojo Seminar
Fri. Jan. 30 – Sun. Feb. 1, 2015With:
Ishu Ishiyama Sensei, Vancouver West Aikikai
Paul Maclean Sensei, Antigonish Aikikia
Don Ragush Sensei, Saskatoon Aikikai
Seminar will include weapons.
Saskatoon Aikido Dojo
Albert Community Centre
610 Clarence Ave. Saskatoon, SK
January 30th-Febuary 1st
More information click here
Seminar with Ellis Amdur Sensei – Vancouver
Saturday, February 21, 2015
Hosted by Vancouver Mind-Body Aikikai
Ellis Amdur Sensei is an Accomplished Aikido and Koryo Budo instructor.
Vancouver Mind-Body Aikikai
4153 Fraser st, Vancouver BC
Saturday, February 21, 2015
9am to 4pm
Before January 21: $60
After January 21: $70
Miyamoto Shihan Seminar – East Vancouver
March 6-8 2015
East Van Aikikai (formerly Gastown Aikikai) is pleased to announce that Miyamoto Shihan, a 7th Dan senior instructor from Aikikai Hombu Dojo, will be teaching a seminar in Vancouver, B.C. March 6-8, 2015. Miyamoto Sensei was last in Vancouver 20 years ago at the BCAF summer camp. Next year commemorates 40 years since Miyamoto Sensei entered Hombu Dojo as an uchi-deshi under the Founder’s son, Doshu Kisshomaru Ueshiba.
East Van Aikikai hosting at: Empire Landmark Hotel Vancouver BC
Saturday 10-noon, 1:30-3:30
Whole Seminar $150.00 (Early $135.00 until Jan. 31/2015) Friday $30.00 Saturday $80.00 Sunday $40.00
Miyamoto Sensei is known for his dynamic and powerful techniques and travels the world giving seminars and demonstrations. This is an exciting and excellent opportunity for students of all ranks and affiliations to practice together in the spirit of Aiki established by the Founder.
Contact: Steve Watson
More information: eastvan.aikikai.ca/