Monthly Archives: December 2010

Tohkon Kagami Biraki: Mochi-Tsuki & Demo

The Tohkan Dojo Kagami Biraki is Saturday, January 8. Doors open at 8:00am, starting with mocha-tsuki. Demo starts at 12:00 pm with Judo. Chicago Aikido Club is scheduled to demo following Taiko at 1:10pm. A pot luck lunch is scheduled … Continue reading

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Aikido Shimboku Dojo – Kagami Biraki

January 15th 10:30am – 12:30pm Aikido Shimboku Dojo will be holding a traditional New Year’s celebration. They will have some demonstrations of various Japanese activities- Shodo, Aikido, Iaido, traditional snacks, etc. Aikido Shimboku Dojo 9225 Trinity Drive Lake in the Hills, IL

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Readings

“Anatomy Trains:  Myofascial Meridians for Manual and Movement Therapists” by Thomas W. Myers.  ISBN 0-443-06351-6 “A unique ‘whole systems’ view of myofascial/locomotor anatomy, in which the bodywide connections among the muscles within the fascial net are described in detail for … Continue reading

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New Year’s Training

Aikido Shimboku Dojo in Lake In The Hills will hold Etsunen Geiko on 12/31/10, starting at 11:30 pm and going until 1/1/11, 12:30 am. Any of our friends who would like to join us in welcoming the new year in … Continue reading

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Class Cancellations

Class is cancelled on the following dates. Friday, December 24 Sunday, December 26 Friday, December 31 Sunday, January 2 However, as usual, if there is interest in class on December 26 and January 2, please let Dwight know and he … Continue reading

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Donations for Clemente HS Aikido Club

Elizabeth is collecting donations for the Aikido club at Roberto Clemente High School. Funds will go primarily towards purchasing gis for 10 students. Any remainder will be used to repair the club’s showmen or purchase other equipment (bokken, etc.). Even … Continue reading

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Wendy Whited Sensei at Aikido of Evanston

Wendy Whited Sensei of Inaka Dojo in Beecher will be teaching at Aikido of Evanston the afternoon of Sunday, December 19 at 4:30pm-5:30pm and 5:30pm-6:30pm. Aikido of Evanston is based at Fonseca Martial Arts, 823.5 Chicago Avenue in Evanston, just off the … Continue reading

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Mochi-Tsuki at Midwest Buddhist Temple

Saturday December the 18th is the annual Mochi-Tsuki (Rice Cake-Making) Festival at the Midwest Buddhist Temple in Lincoln Park Saturday the 18th. Come on out and pound some rice. Time is 8:00am-12:00pm.  Admission is free and parking is available in the lot. … Continue reading

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Second City Fundraiser

The club has donated five three-month memberships to be raffled off at Second City’s Letters to Santa 24 HOURS OF IMPROV AND MUSIC. Letters to Santa is Second City’s annual fundraiser for disenfranchised families in Chicago on Christmas Day. The … Continue reading

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Classes with Wendy Whited Sensei

Wendy Whited Sensei from Inaka Dojo in Beecher has invited us to join their students to train during morning class on Saturday, December 11, starting at 10:00am. In addition, Whited Sensei will also be teaching at Aikido of Evanston towards … Continue reading

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