June 17-19, 2016
TATSUNORI IMAMURA SHIHAN
Aikido Shihan Tatsunori Imamura from Hokkaido, Japan, is chief instructor of Sapporo International Aikikai and travels regularly to teach in Eastern Russia and Europe. Imamura Sensei was profoundly influenced by his study with O Sensei in the last years of the founder's life and is committed to the spiritual core of Aikido. He studied as well with Masahisa Goi Sensei, close friend of O Sensei and founder of the Byakko Shinko Kai, which initiated the movement to plant Peace Poles worldwide. This will be Imamura Sensei's second trip to the United States.
October 21-23, 2016
MITSUGI SAOTOME SHIHAN
Aikido of Missoula will host this 23rd annual seminar with M. Saotome Shihan, direct student of O Sensei, founder of Aikido Schools of Ueshiba and author of several outstanding books, including Aikido and the Harmony of Nature.
This event has been a rich and inspirational gathering of Aikidoka from all over the Northwest and beyond since 1994.
Registration information coming spring 2016.