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!

COVID Fall Update

Dojo Members: In the interested of public health and safety, we are now practicing at Child’s Park when weather allows.

As of October 1st, adult class will begin at 6pm for the foreseeable future.

Practice is at-distance and masks are mandatory.

Please follow us at www.facebook.com/valley.aikido for updates. Thank you for your understanding.

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3 weeks ago

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Hope you enjoy this video of Tamura Shihan youtu.be/SPeSKlkKPOg ...

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2 months ago

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From Levitt Sensei:

"For those of you who were unable to attend yesterday's class, I am pleased to announce the promotion of Ludmilla Pavlova and Chris Manz to shodan after passing their test. In addition I am sending to Yamada sensei my recommendation of Bob Lapalme for promotion to Yondan. Please join me in congratulating all three of these dedicated students. We will have a proper celebration when circumstances permit."
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Aikido for Two

Sign up with a friend and take 50% off the second membership

$80 first membership and $40 for the second. $5 off each with autopay.

Gift Certificate Holiday Sale

Gift certificates for family or friends are 25% off this Holiday season.