We invite you to join us for an aikido seminar with Yoko Okamoto sensei from Aikido Kyoto, September 29th, 30th, and October 1st, 2017.

We are honored to organize this event and look forward to seeing you in the fall. 
It will be the first time that Okamoto sensei teaches an Aikido seminar on the east coast. Please like our Facebook page, RSVP to our Facebook event or write us to receive future updates!


Friday, September 29th
6:30 - 8:30 pm

Saturday, September 30th
10:00 am - 12:00 pm,
2:30 - 4:30 pm

Sunday, October 1st
10:00 am - 12:30 pm

2295 rue Joliette
Longueuil, Québec J4K 4Z7

Saturday and Sunday
Cégep du Vieux Montréal 
Salle de combat, local C4.01
255 Ontario Street East
Montreal, Québec H2X 1X6


Saturday evening at 7 PM we will gather for dinner at a restaurant in the Vieux-Longueuil. The cost of the table d'hôte will be $32 plus taxes and service. Semi-formal attire is requested. Please confirm if you will attend by this Tuesday, September 19th at 10 PM at the very latest – we need to inform the restaurant to help them prepare. The number of seats at dinner will be limited to those who've RSVPed. Click here to confirm your presence!


Friday, Saturday, SundayC$ 159.               (~$125. USD)
SaturdayC$ 95.                (~$75. USD)
Friday or SundayC$ 59.                (~$46. USD)

Please send a check to “Monteregie Aikikai” or use online paymentAdvance registration is recommended. For late registrations after September 15th, and at the door, add 20$.

The rates are in Canadian dollars (C$). The approximated equivalent in US dollars (USD) is shown for your reference only.

Scholarships available. Inquire

Hotels and lodging

For information about hotels in the area, click hereFor information about Airbnb options, see the FAQ.

Accommodation with our students may be available when arranged in advance. Please contact us by email.


I'm not a member of the USAF. Can I attend the seminar? Yes. The only requirement is that you must be a member of an Aikido dojo. The seminar is open to students of any Aikido affiliation.

I'm not able to practice right now. Can I come and watch? Yes. If you are unable to practice but wish to observe, we request that you make a donation towards the seminar. Thanks for your interest and support!

I will be arriving a couple days early. Would it be OK to join you for practice before the seminar? Yes. Please inform us in advance and include your name, your grade, the name of your instructor, and the classes that you wish to attend.

There is no payment option for Friday and Sunday, etc. It's possible to register for any combination of days. An example of registration for two days, Friday and Sunday: select Friday, then click "Add to Cart". On the following page, click "Continue Shopping". You will then be able to select and add the second day.

Where to rent your Airbnb? Dojo/South-shore, or Cégep/DowntownEither would be very convenient. Do your own research and double-check specific transportation times. You can write to us if you need a second opinion.

What about parking? You will find abundant free street parking around the dojo (Friday). Information about parking options downtown (Saturday and Sunday) can be found here.


December 2nd 2017
Aikido Seminar with
Jun-ya Nakatsugawa Shidoin
New York Aikikai (5th dan)

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