… in this one thing, all the discipline Of manners and of manhood is contain’d:— A man to joyne himselfe with th’Universe In his maine sway, and make (in all things fit) One with that all, and goe on round as it; Not plucking from the whole his wretched part, And into straites, or intoContinue reading “make One with all”
Stu Grimson on playing the tough guy role and the toll it takes: https://www.cbc.ca/playersvoice/entry/the-grim-reaper-meets-his-nemesis In our daily life many of us play tough roles and are in need of means to cope. Coming from warrior tradition Ki Aikido offers a unique way to resolve conflicts in a non-violent way. Since its primary focus is trainingContinue reading “Tough guy role”
From the Ki Federation web-site: … We don’t normally take photographs of gradings. However, Rose, at age 94, gave us permission to take and publish these images from her 2nd Dan Grading. http://kifederationofgreatbritain.co.uk/all-articles/october-2019-aikido-update/ As a bit of background: It typically takes around 6 years of practice to achieve 2nd Dan, that should give an ideaContinue reading “2nd Dan at 94”
No class on the 31st. Too scary outside…
One night while watching a dancer, and inwardly condemning her tours de force as barbarisms which would be hissed, were not people such cowards as always to applaud what they think it the fashion to applaud, I remarked that the truly graceful motions occasionally introduced, were those performed with comparatively little effort. After calling toContinue reading “Gracefulness”
Our international Ki AIkido Course in London is over. We are beyond grateful to Sensei Hughes for teaching, to all the members from the UK, Vancouver, Toronto, Port Dover, and Hamilton for coming, and to London Waldorf School for providing us with the beautiful and spacious place to practice. We congratulate Farjam Azad, Ani Popescu,Continue reading “International course in London, ON”
Please note, now we are meeting on Thursdays 7-9 pm. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year everyone!
Dear Parents, Come join your kids on the mat for free on Family Day, Feb 19, 5-6pm. Don’t panic, all exercises are adjustable!
We congratulate Ron with his successful Blue belt grading – well done! We are also happy to welcome on the mat the new members – Tanaz and Siarhei! And yet another one – our kid’s club is now open on Monday nights. Looking forward to a fruitful year =)
Join us for this Fall to explore the unique principles of Ki Aikido and develop Coordination of mind and body through enjoyable movement.