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.
February 7 - Begin the Year of the Monkey with all the right foods to prepare for a really great year! See you at "Chongs", Sunday, 2/7, 6:30 (following keiko at the dojo.)
February 14 - This Valentine's Day, practice the cultivation of the heart in an Aikido seminar with Mary Heiny Sensei at Aikido of Monterey. Sunday, 2/14, 10:00 - 1:00. $35 for pre-registered AOM students.
February 14 & 15 - President's Day holiday. No Sunday evening class, no Monday classes.
February 27 - Bi-annual Division II Training. Aikido West, 10am - 4:30pm.
February 28 - Bi-annual CAA training, lunch and meeting. Aikido of San Jose, 10am - 2pm.