In addition to our core classes, Aikido Ai presents special workshops, seminars, and retreats for unique training opportunities. See our Upcoming Events page for details. 

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Schedule of Classes


5:30-6:30 p.m. – Advanced Tai Chi

7:00-8:30 p.m. – Aikido


9:00-10:00 a.m. -- P&R Tai Chi, Committed*, Level I

10:00-11:00 a.m. -- P&R Tai Chi, Committed*, Level 2

11:15-11:45 a.m. -- Yoga 

5:00-6:00 p.m. – Kids Aikido

6:00-6:45 p.m. -- Qigong


6:00-7:00 p.m. – Beginning Tai Chi

7:15-8:15 p.m. - Beginning Aikido

7:15-9:00 p.m. – Advanced Aikido


6:00-7:00 p.m. – Intermediate Tai Chi

7:15-8:45 p.m. - Beginning Aikido 


9:00-10:00 a.m. - P&R Tai Chi, Committed*, Level 1

5:00-6:15 p.m. – Kids Aikido

6:30-7:30 p.m. – Aikido Weapons


8:30-9:00 a.m. -- Qigong

9:00-10:00 a.m. -- Beginning Tai Chi

10:15-11:15 a.m. - Beginning Aikido

11:15-12:15 p.m. – Advanced Aikido

Dojo members in Kids' Aikido attend both Tuesday and Friday classes each week.  

Park & Rec Kids' Aikido students attend one day a week, either Tuesday or Friday, as indicated in Whittier Community catalog. 

*Tai Chi Committed classes are offered through Whittier Community Recreation and are not included in dojo membership. Register for Whittier park & rec commun classes at

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Levels of Membership

No contracts. Just pay month to month. 

What's your goal? 

We offer different types of membership so you can find the right fit for your personal goals. Aikido Ai offers a variety of classes and experiences. For kids and adults, we offer healing Qigong, gentle Tai Chi and athletic Aikido, and the stimulating Weapons Classes. Special seminars and events add to a well-rounded experience.  


Scroll down for details about:

  • Kids' Aikido

  • Adult Aikido and/or Tai Chi

  • Associate Membership in Aikido or Tai Chi

  • Multiple Family Members Discounts

Scroll down for Membership rates. 


Kids' Aikido

Tuesday and Friday each week

(Kids attend twice a week)
1 Child: $55 / month
2 Children: $80 / month
3 Children: $125 / month

Parents must stay in the dojo for the duration of the class. No drop-offs. Parents are welcome and encouraged to train in class with their kids. A child under age 15 is free with paid parent's membership. (Ask about adult family rates.)

Full Adult Membership

1 Adult: $130 / month
Couple: $180 / month


Train in any and all Arts, your choice -- Aikido, Tai Chi, Weapons, Qigong and Zen -- for up to 7 days a week, all for just $130 per month for one adult. Reduced rates for multiple adults in one family. 

And children under age 15 are FREE with a parent's membership.

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Associate Membership

$65 a month

Training in one Art -- either Tai Chi or Aikido -- for one day a week, on either Wednesday evening or Saturday morning. (Always come on the same day.) You can train as an Associate member, earn your yellow belt/sash, and train in all the course material to be ready to test for your green belt/sash (5th kyu.)

Uniforms & Annual Administration Dues

All Training Uniforms: $45 each
Annual Admin Dues: $40 per individual or family

We provide kids' and adults' Aikido and Tai Chi gi's or uniforms for $45 each. They are durable and last a long time. See your instructor for help with sizes. 

In November we collect an annual admin dues for the coming year of $40 per individual student or a family. During the rest of the year, new members pay the prorated admin dues when they sign up. 

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