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*
10:00-11:00 a.m. -- P&R Tai Chi, Committed*
11:15-12:00 p.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
6:30-7:30 p.m. – Intermediate Tai Chi
9:00-10:00 a.m. - P&R Tai Chi, Committed*
10:15-11:15 a.m. -- Yoga
5:00-6:15 p.m. – Kids Aikido
6:30-7:30 p.m. – Aikido Weapons
7:30-8:30 a.m. Zen (on third Saturday of month)
8:30-9:00 a.m. -- Qigong
9:00-10:00 a.m. -- Beginning Tai Chi
10:15-11:15 a.m. - Beginning Aikido
10:15-12:15 p.m. – Advanced Aikido
2:15-3:45 p.m. -- Taiko drumming
10:00-11:30 a.m. -- Weapons
1:00-2:00 p.m. -- Beginning Tai Chi*
5:00-6:00 p.m. -- Full Moon Qigong
(Full Moon is once a month, on Sunday; dates to be announced.)
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 are not included in dojo membership. Register at www.WhittierRec.com.
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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. What you take home from your training is influenced by what you put in.
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Adult Aikido and/or Tai Chi
Associate Membership, Aikido or Tai Chi
Multiple Family Members Discounts
Aikido Ai offers a wide variety of classes and experiences to our students, no matter what their skill level may be. For kids and adults, we've got you covered from Zen meditation and healing Qigong, gentle Tai Chi and athletic Aikido, to the stimulating Weapons Classes.
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Tuesday and Friday each 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. Children under age 15 are free with paid parent's membership. (See also adult family rates.)
1 Adult: $125 / month
2 Adults: $175 / month
3 Adults: $225 / 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 $125 per month for one adult. Reduced rates for multiple adults in one family.
And children under age 15 are FREE with Parent's membership.
$55 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 will pay the admin dues when they sign up.