Aikido of Monterey has become a large part of the Aikido community since its beginning in 1973. We are affiliated with California Aikido Association (CAA) and Hombu Dojo (Aikido World Headquarters in Japan). More about AOM.
Sensei Danielle Smith has been practicing Aikido since 1973 and has been chief instructor since 1976. See about teachers.
Visitors are always welcome to observe classes. See schedule for class times and levels. Beginning students are welcome on an ongoing basis.
Sensei Danielle Smith
demonstrating "koshi nage"
AOM Celebrates 44 years! 1973-2017Encourage peace in your life, that of your child's or a friend's. Come to Aikido of Monterey. See flyer.
December 13 - Bonnenkai, 6:00 - 7:30 pm. See flyer.
December 16 - Special Focus: Zen Meditation with Scott Stillenger. 11:45 - 1:00. Free and open to the public.
December 20 - Final Aiki Mites class for 2017.
December 21 - Final Kids class for 2017.
December 21 - Final Adult class for 2017. Winter Solstice, 108 Bows and candle lighting.
January 1 - First class of 2018. 10am sogi, 11am 108 Bows keiko.