Aikido of Monterey has become a large part of the Aikido community since its beginning in 1973. We are affiliated with California Aikido Association (CAA) and Hombu Dojo (Aikido World Headquarters in Japan). More about AOM.
Sensei Danielle Smith has been practicing Aikido since 1973 and has been chief instructor since 1976. See about teachers.
Visitors are always welcome to observe classes. See schedule for class times and levels. Beginning students are welcome on an ongoing basis.
Sensei Danielle Smith
demonstrating "koshi nage"
AOM Celebrates 42 years! 1973-2015Encourage peace in your life, that of your child's or a friend's. Come to Aikido of Monterey. See flyer.
December 1-14 - "All One Family" annual gift drive for 10 Monterey County foster children.
December 14 - Wednesday, 6:00-7:30 pm - Bonnenkai. Year-end, all dojo celebration, pot-luck and gift wrapping for our "All One Family" foster children.
December 17 - Special Focus: Zen Meditation with Scott Stillenger. 11:45 - 1:00. Free and open to the public.
December 21 - Wednesday, 6:00-7:00 pm, final class of the year. "108 Bows"