Welcome to Valley Aikido

Valley Aikido is a traditional martial arts dojo founded in 1985 with roots in the valley that date back to 1969. The art of Aikido was created in the early 20th century by Morihei Ueshiba or Osensei who said “To control aggression without inflicting injury is the Art of Peace.” Valley Aikido is a member of the United States Aikido Federation through which we are affiliated with Aikido world headquarters in Japan.

Practicing Aikido provides many benefits for body, mind, and spirit—from increased balance, flexibility and strength, to improved awareness, concentration, and self confidence. We welcome students age five and up and offer classes six days a week.

Visit us at 15 Merrick Lane in Northampton Mass. and try your first class for free!

Upcoming Events

Seminar at Valley Aikido:

Tribute to and Fundraiser for Lorraine DiAnne Sensei

November 14-15 2015

Kristina Varjan, 6th dan
Gina Zarrilli, 6th dan
Barbara Britton, 6th dan

Saturday November 14
12pm-1:00 registration
1pm-5:30 classes
6:30 party at the dojo

Sunday November 15
9am-9:30 registration
9:30am-12:30 classes

$75 weekend, $50 Saturday, $40 Sunday

Download the flier.

Beginner’s Specials

Beginners Series: $150 for 4 months. That’s one month free!
Beginners series is 2 classes per week on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Semester Special: $180 for unlimited classes
That’s a 25% savings!
With valid student ID


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