Parents—we know you are busy with housework and work and your kids’ school work. And we also know that your kids want to sign up for everything under the sun!
When parents are considering aikido or other martial arts classes for their children, they wonder if the study of martial arts will encourage violence in their children.
Will enrolling their child in martial arts turn their child into an angry bully?Read More
Aikido class is the place for belonging and hard work. If you are considering aikido class for your teen, here are some things that you need to know -->Read More
Emerald City Aikido offers a monthly newsletter to their students and friends. Feel free to get on the sign up at EmeraldCityAikido@gmail.comRead More
There are so many options for activities for children. Why choose aikido?Read More
One of the areas of life that Aikido nurtures is chi-iku. That is, Aikido increases our knowledge and wisdom through study and experience. Study alone cannot give wisdom. And experience alone cannot give knowledge. There must be both study and experience in order to give both knowledge and wisdom.Read More
Every Miss America pageant has mentioned it. It has been the theme of many hit songs and collective dreams. Peace. Yet despite all the attention to peace, we live in a world of conflict both on a global scale and a personal one.
Even if you are a peaceful person, how can you deal with conflict that comes against you?Read More
When you were a kid, did anyone ever ask you what you wanted to be when you grew up? What did you answer? Firefighter? CSI Investigator? Marine biologist? Teacher? Now that you are a grown up, what are you? Or, a better question, who are you?Read More
In and out. We breathe twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week without even thinking about it. Breathing gives life without us being conscious of the process of respiration. We are simply doing without thinking.Read More
Do you have to deal with stress in your everyday life? Sure. We all do. There is the possibility for stress at work, at home, and within our own being. Many people choose destructive habits to help them cope with their stress such as drinking, binge eating, withdrawing, or lashing out to those around them.Read More