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June 2011 / 4 posts found

July 4th Weekend Schedule

June 30, 2011 @ 3:30 pm
by Flo Li
A couple of announcements: -this Fourth of July weekend we will have regular classes on Saturday; however, on Monday (7/4) the Adult and Aiki-Youth class will train together beginning at 5:30 and ending at 7pm. If you are unable to train the whole time come and train for as long as you can! -we will conduct kyu tests in August and will begin test training early in July to prepare for them. Have a great weekend! Edward Sensei and Kevin Sensei

“Ki no Musubi – A Meeting of Minds” by Nev Sagiba

June 25, 2011 @ 3:24 pm
by Flo Li
    To Melanesians, being of “one mind,” means exactly that. And this is why the more heavily populated Niuginis never successfully invaded them for over 50,000 years of trying to do so. In principles of law, A Meeting of Minds (consensus ad idem) is the primary requirement for, and the definition of a contract. In natural thinking there can be seen what could be called a Divine Principle at work. A platoon who are indeed “of one mind” are invincible. That, united we stand and divided we fall, is more than a cliché. Where two or more are gathered [...]

AikiCORE will resume in Sept 2011

June 23, 2011 @ 10:32 am
by Flo Li
 Thank you for your interest in our morning healing/workout class AIKICORE. We will NOT be holding classes during the summer of 2011. We will see you in Sept 2011. For now, please check this blog for recommended workouts you can do in your own home.

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]