On May 22nd 2014 Aikido Seiryukan was registered as a dojo under the Aikido Yoshinkan Foundation, Tokyo, Japan.
On June 6th, 2014 the new Tatami, bokken and Jo arrived. Thank you to Jackson Sensei, Sean, Wayne and Paul for their help bringing the new tatami into the dojo.
Today, June 8th, 2014 we put the new Kamidana (small shrine) at the shomen (front) of the dojo (picture at left). We had a, small quiet ceremony when it was put together and complete.
Please note, the old schedule will continue until the July 1st Holiday Weekend. After that the new schedule will start. You can find the new schedule on this website or at the dojo, or contact Chief Instructor, Mark.
On Saturday June 21st, 2014 from 1 - 3 pm we are having a party for Stephen Sensei, at the dojo, 4-347 Bayfield St, Barrie, Ont, to wish him well and thank him for all he has done for us. We are not saying "goodbye" to Sensei, just wishing him well as he will always be a most important part of our dojo and will will see him again. Please join us if you can, it will be a pot luck party for all members, children, adults, family and friends, i'm sure there will be a second party to follow, for the adults.