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Congratulations Aikido Del Mar Students!

August 15, 2011 @ 4:22 pm
by Flo Li
We held kyu test for all three of our classes on Saturday August 13th. Congratulations to everyone tested. All students demonstrated tremendous personal growth with sharp focus. The spirit of aikido really came through as friends and families gathered around to join hands and hearts and witness each student striving for their personal best. We have our first ever blue belt in the Aiki-Kids class! Congratulations Kaley! Thomas showed amazing discipline and we are proud to see such tremendous progress in his focus. Justin and Elliot's dedication to their practice really paid off as they are now 3rd kyu in [...]

Lower Back Stretches for Aikidoka

June 12, 2011 @ 11:15 am
by Flo Li
We at Aikido Del Mar's morning AikiCORE class have hand picked some of our most loved stretches for our back. Sensei has been using these stretches to open up his back and he happily reports that he's back hasn't been this flexible since he was a child! Our stretches have also helped us to mindfully use our body and open up our energy for better aikido training. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DcyzIRV3RJ4]