Upcoming Seminars

Aikido Of Santa Cruz Summer Retreat

July 8-10, Aikido of Santa Cruz
Kayla Feder Sensei (7th dan) will be joining Mary Heiny Sensei (7th dan), Linda Holiday Sensei (7th dan), and many others for this year's Aikido of Santa Cruz Summer Retreat.

Ukraine Fundraiser Friendship Seminar

Aug 6&7, Aikido of Berkeley
Kayla Feder Sensei (7th dan, Aikido of Berkeley) will be joined by Michael Friedl(7th dan), and Lia Suzuki(6th dan) for a friendship seminar and Ukraine fundraiser.

About Us

Aikido is a unique martial art that fosters co-operation, not competition. At Aikido of Berkeley, we welcome new students with diverse cultural and gender identities. We value community and inclusion, and believe that everyone has a uniue gift to share.

Vaccination is required to attend class

New Aikido Journal interview with Sensei.

Aikido is wonderful for kids!

About Aikido

Aikido is a martial art based not on destruction, but on blending with your attacker to resolve conflict non-violently.
Morihei Ueshiba, O’Sensei

Morihei Ueshiba, O’Sensei


A great warrior who rejected war, fighting and violence and chose The Path of Peace.

Masa Katsu A Gatsu

Masa Katsu A Gatsu

“True victory is victory over oneself”

O'Sensei believed winning at someone else’s expense was not really winning.