Aikido: The Way of harmonious spirit

mind, spirit and body

Everyone has a spirit that can be refined, a body that can be trained in some manner, a suitable path to follow. You are here to realize your inner divinity and manifest your innate enlightenment.

Morihei Ueshiba


March 3rd, 2018: Seminar with D.Dickie sensei at McGill Aikido


McGill Aikido Seminars

Saturday, 10 October 2015 - Sunday, 11 October 2015. Seminar with Sharon Kanai
Place: McGill Aikido Dojo (475 Avenue des Pins, Montreal).

Lead by Sharon Kanai, owner and Director of New England Aikikai.
Sharon Kanai began training intensively at New England Aikikai in 1980 and for 25 years had been a student of Mitsunari Kanai Shihan until his passing in 2004. They were also married with 2 children.
Ms. Kanai, now owner and Director of New England Aikikai, is ranked 5th dan Shidoin, a certified Instructor under the United States Aikido Federation.
Note that her son Misha will be leading some of the classes during the seminar.
Please refer to attached PDF poster for the event's details. If possible, print and post.
Bring your weapons, your zoris to walk from the change rooms to the dojo and a padlock for a locker.
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Directions: Google Map and PDF
Saturday, 06 June 2015. Seminar with D.Laurendeau at Kensho Aikido
Place: 7100, Rue Sagard, Montréal, Qc, H2E 2S5.

Lead by Daniel Laurendeau Sensei, 6th Dan, head instructor of McGill Aikido dojo. Additional information: PDF poster.
Saturday, 21 February 2015. Seminar with John Chiarolanzio Shidoin
Place: McGiII Aikido Dojo (475 Avenue des Pins Ouest, Montreal).

John Chiarolanzio, 4th/ième Dan, Shidoin, began his Aikido training in 1997 at Woodstock Aikido under the instruction of Harvey Konigsberg Shihan where he continues to train. John has been teaching in Woodstock since 2001 and been the Chief Instructor of Aikido of Kripplebush, then Aikido of New Paltz since 2004. He travels extensively with Konigsberg Sensei leading seminars across the U.S. and Canada.

Chiarolanzio Shidoin a débuté son entrainement en aikido en 1997 au dojo de Woodstock Aikido, sous la direction de Harvey Konigsberg Shihan, ou il poursuit sa formation. John contribue présentement à l’enseignement à Woodstock Aikido depuis 2001 et est devenu l’Instructeur-principal d’«Aikido of Kripplebush», puis « Aikido of New Paltz » depuis l’année 2004. Il accompagne intensivement Sensei Konigsberg dans ses animations de stages aux États-Unis et au Canada.

Bring your weapons and a padlock for a locker.

Schedule :
10h00 - 12h00
14h00 - 16h30
Fee: $60 CND / 50$ US

Directions: Google Maps and PDF.
Download seminar poster in PDF.

Other Seminars

Saturday, 14 November 2015. Stage d’Aikido at Aikido de la Montagne
Place: Aikido de la Montagne (3724 AVE DU PARC, MONTRÉAL).


12:30 à/to 13:25 Michèle Lapointe
13:35 à/to 14:25 Claude Berthiaume
14:35 à/to 15:25 Don Dickie
15:35 à/to 16:30 Daniel Laurendeau
16:45 Examens USAF Exams
Vers/Around 17:45 Pizza et bière / Pizza and Beer

PDF poster.
Saturday, 16 May 2015 - Sunday, 17 May 2015. Seminar with Yamada, Konigsberg and Saad Senseis
Place: Cegep du Vieux Montreal (255 Ontario Est, H2X 1X6, Montreal).

‘Pre-registration’ time limit at reduced price is April 30th.
More info & registration available at:
Saturday, 25 April 2015. Seminar with Mar­cel Lav­i­gne and Michelle Lapointe
Place: Mushin Dojo (90-B6 Chemin de la Grande-Cote, Boisbriand).

Taught by Mar­cel Lav­i­gne Godan FCA and Michelle Lapointe Yon­dan. More information is available here.
Tuesday, 31 March 2015 - Thursday, 02 April 2015. Seminar with Endo Shihan
Place: McGill Aikido Dojo (475 avenue des Pins Ouest, Montreal).

Seminar led by Endo Shihan, 8th Dan, organized by Shoshin Aikido. Poster in PDF.

More information available at:

Previous years seminars