Class Schedule


4:00pm - 5:00 pm

AIKIDO: Basics

5:00pm - 6:30 pm

AIKIDO: All Levels

(6:30pm - 7:15pm)

(Open Mat time) *


5:00pm - 6:00pm

Kinomichi *

6:00pm - 7:30pm

AIKIDO: All Levels


6:00pm - 7:30pm

AIKIDO: All Levels


12 noon - 1:00pm

AIKIDO: All Levels

(1:00pm - 1:45pm)

(Open Mat time) *

* Open Mat is for students who stay after class for extra practice

 All Levels classes available only to dojo members

Visitors from other dojos, please request permission to join a class

PLEASE NOTE: Class cancellations for 2023

No classes on general Dojo holidays


Wednesday before Thanksgiving

December 24 and 25

December 31 (New Year’s Eve)

January 1 (Special outdoor class instead of regular classes)

Upcoming Events

Sunday January

Jan 22nd, 2023


4 - Week Basic Aikido class series

Starting Jan 22nd, we are offering a FREE series of 4 Sunday classes, covering the basics of Aikido - the underlying philosophy of peace, some of the basic techniques and how these physical techniques reflect the peaceful intent of the art.

Sunday, January 29th

Alan Holiday Sensei, 5th dan  

Alan Sensei will teach the general class, which will include Julia Kay’s nidan exam.   Alan Sensei is a very long time practitioner whose teaching is marked by joy and humor, and deep seriousness at the same time.  He has been a friend of our dojo and taught many times in the past.  

FEE:  $25

Saturday, Feb 11th, Aikido of Santa Cruz


Alain Knechtli’s sandan exam

Alain will do his 3rd degree black belt (sandan) demonstration at Aikido of Santa Cruz.  Time to be announced shortly.

Sunday, February 26th


Jerilyn Munyon Sensei

Jerilyn Sensei is chief instructor of Magokoro Dojo and a highly experienced practitioner and teacher of many years.  She models an impressive balance of triangle, circle and square in her practice, teaching and personal communication.  That is, the ability to enter, to flow and to ground.

FEE:  $25