Established in 2005, Kiku Matsu Dojo serves as the headquarters of the Aikido World Alliance (AWA), offering high-quality training in the Japanese martial art of Aikido. Our dojo also offers Karate as well an hosting the Chicago Buddhist Meditation Group.
We have classes 7 days a week and on-going students may attend as many classes as they like. Those who would like to get a taste of Aikido are invited to take our 4-week introductory course.
Starting in March 2020 the Thursday 6pm class will have a rotating curriculum:
1st Thursday will be relaxation, breathing and body work class
2nd Thursday will be Jo & Bokken forms, kata and suburi class
3rd Thursday will be Aiki taiso, taisabaki toshu and body movement class
4th Thursday will be Tai chi intro class taught by Joel Augustin 23+ year student of Tai chi
- Dojo classes temporarily suspended to help fight Covid 19 virus
- Rotating Thursday Curriculum
- Free Adult Class – March 11, 2020 at 6:00pm
- Dojo Open House
- Dojo Holiday Schedule