Aikido Fitness in the Garden - 5/4/2024

Aikido Fitness in the Garden - 5/4/2024
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5/4/2024 9:00 AM
1125 N 3rd Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85003, US
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Welcome to Aikido Fitness in the Garden


Date & Time

5/4/2024 at 9:00 am

Check-in time at Gate: 8:45 am

Your prompt arrival will ensure a more pleasurable experience not only for yourself but for the other participants as well.



General $25/ Member $20 (per class), includes General Admission for the garden



Aikido Fitness in the Garden 




The Martial Art of Aikido provides benefits beyond just self-defense. We will offer various exercises drawn from the attack and defense postures as well as movement patterns to help participants in their physical fitness. 


We will be using the Aikido staff (Jo) to help in stretching and balance exercises for increased flexibility and strength. Participants will have the opportunity to develop a mind/body awareness that can lead to a greater sense of well-being. 


These exercises help in maintaining balance, improve mind & body awareness, and encourage correct breathing among other benefits. You will also have the chance to explore meditation techniques that reduce stress and enhance overall calmness.   


A wooden staff (Jo) will be supplied by Arizona Aikido for participants. Casual outdoor clothing is recommended and footwear that won’t slip off easily.



Instructor: Tom Haines, Chief Instructor of Arizona Aikido

Tom-sensei is also available for private lessons and conducts classes in multiple types of settings including private residences, schools, and other public venues.



Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix – Workshop Area

The Garden is located at 1125 North 3rd Avenue, between 3rd Avenue and Latham (2 blocks North of Roosevelt). Parking is available at the garden.

When riding the Light Rail, exit at the Central and Roosevelt stop. The Garden is located on the west side of the rail, 0.3 miles from the station; it is directly behind the Irish Cultural Center (1106 N. Central Ave, Phoenix), just north of Portland Avenue. The Garden entrance is across the parking lot at 1125 N. 3rd Avenue

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$25.00 per Participant
Cancellation Policy
CANCELLATION & REFUND POLICIES   All classes that do not meet the minimum enrollment one week prior to the start date may be subject to cancellation at the Garden's discretion. The Garden will contact registered participants in classes affected by cancellations and offer refunds or placement in an alternate class. Participants who withdraw at least ten business days prior to the scheduled workshop/class start date may receive a full refund on their registration. (A “business day” is defined as M-F.)  Refunds will not be given to workshop/class participants who withdraw after the class has been held.  Missed Class: Workshop/class participants who do not show up to the workshop/class without notification before the scheduled workshop/class must forfeit their payment and reservation     

If you have a question, comment, or suggestion, please e-mail: Jay Forester

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