The three components of class are:

  • Warm Ups (stretching exercises prepare your body for practice)
  • Aiki Taiso (Ki development exercises coordinate mind and body)
  • Waza (self-defense technique responding to one or more attackers)

You can begin at any time. Please contact us first at eastbaykokikai at We offer new student specials, and the best way to get to know Aikido and our dojo is to come try it out.