The dojo is more than a just place to learn self defense, get in shape, or spend time after work; it's a community of people studying a traditional art form in a sacred space. We work together so we can be more engaged, polished, and awake. It's a place where we refine our character, perfect our form, and shed our ego; a forge if you will. However, instead of heating metals, we are heating up our human potential. (Suzane Van Amburgh, Chief Instuctor Multnomah Aikikai. Our extended Aikido community).
Here we train intensely. We smile. We'd like to welcome you to the Aikido Takayama community.