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.
June 19-25 - Aiki Summer Retreat, Quincy, CA - Senseis Friedl, Five, Richardson, and Salvatore.
July 6-10 - Aikido of Santa Cruz Summer Retreat - Senseis Anno, Holiday, and Heiny
July 10 - Sunday, 1:30 - All dojo demonstration at the 70th Obon Festival at the Monterey Peninsula Buddhist Temple, Seaside.