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.
May 22-26 - Mt. Baldy Retreat. See Adult Newsletter for more information.
May 23 - Special Focus: Zen Meditation with Scott Stillenger. 11:45 - 1:00. Free and open to the public.
May 24 - Sunday, no class. Have a nice Memorial Day Holiday!
June 20 - Special Focus: Zen Meditation with Scott Stillenger. 11:45 - 1:00. Free and open to the public.
June 21-27 - Summer Retreat at Feather River College, Quincy, California. Michael Friedle, Kimberly Richardson and Craig Fife Sensei and others. Guest instructor Danielle Smith Sensei. For registration and information.click here.