Aikido Classes for Adults and Teens in Berkeley


1:00-2:30pm – All Levels

2:30-4pm – Advanced (invitation only)

8:00-9:00pm – Beginners

6:30-8:00pm – All Levels

8:15-9:15pm – Sword/Staff Basics

6:30-8:00pm – All Levels

Our “All Levels” classes are beginner-friendly! New students receive one-on-one attention and guidance from senior students.

How to Start: You can start anytime! Once you’ve registered, just show up at any class! Wear long, comfortable pants and bring a water bottle. Remember to show up 30 minutes before the scheduled start time.

Visitors: Visiting from out of town, or not registered yet? You’re welcome to watch a class, or join us on the mat to train ($20 drop-in fee to train; watching is free).

Ages: The classes listed above are open to anyone age 13 and up. We also have an Family Aikido program for children ages 7 and up (and their parents).

Registration: See the Registration page for current membership rates and links for easy online registration. We offer a discount on monthly membership for teens and college students.

Sword/Staff Class: Thursday night sword/staff classes are open to beginners. These classes are conducted in street clothes. We have spare (wooden) swords and staves.

Holidays: We are open on all holidays except Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Any class cancellations will be listed on the Events page. If no cancellation is listed, classes are happening.

Be sure to check the Events page for the latest news on special events, off-site workshops, etc. And please feel free to contact us if you have any questions!

Studio Twelve • 2525 Eighth Street • Berkeley, California

Between Dwight & Parker • Come in the door numbered 2525 •
Studio 12 is on the left
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