Seminars & Events

this page is also available in français, español, and português

click the poster to download hi-res .jpg (or here for .pdf)

Aikido Seminar

with

Yoko Okamoto Shihan

April 5th, 6th, and 7th, 2024

We invite you to join us for an aikido seminar with Yoko Okamoto Sensei from Aikido Kyoto. The seminar will be held in downtown Montréal at a large and centrally located university sports center. We will have 360 tatamis. All are welcome!


​Location

1212 Rue Sanguinet, Montréal, QC H2X 3E7


Schedule

Friday 6:30-8 pm (Y. Okamoto)

Saturday 11 am-1 pm (Y. Okamoto),

3-5 pm (Y. Okamoto)

Sunday 11 am-1 pm (Y. Okamoto)


Registration

Full Seminar C$ 175 (~$130. USD)

Single class C$ 75 (~$55. USD)

The rates are in Canadian dollars (C$). The approximate equivalent in US dollars (USD) is shown for reference. Please register in advance. For late registrations after March 22nd, and at the door, add 20$ (if places remain available).

Click here to register and pay.

Scholarships available. Inquire


Party

A dinner party is being organized for Saturday night. More details forthcoming.


Transportation

The seminar location is very close to Berri–UQAM station, which is the Montréal Metro system's central station. Also, the airport bus (747) has stops within a 5-minute walk from our seminar location as well as both hotels mentioned below. For those driving in, the Autoroute 720, Ville-Marie Expressway has exits nearby.


Hotels

We have arranged group rates at the following hotels. Both are a short walk from the training hall.


Hôtel Zéro1  ⭐⭐⭐

1 Boulevard René-Lévesque Est, Montréal, QC H2X 3Z6

5 minutes walk from the seminar. In-building parking is available at this hotel.

Access the group rate for the Hôtel Zéro1

(Cut-Off Date: Saturday, March 9th)


Hyatt Place Montreal - Downtown  ⭐⭐⭐⭐

1415 Rue St-Hubert, Montréal, QC H2L 3Y9

8 minutes walk from the seminar. Note that in-building parking is available, however, it is limited to vehicles with a maximum height of 5'7". A good alternative for indoor parking from this hotel is the Stationnement de la Grande Bibliothèque, a short walking distance away (the maximum vehicle height there is 2.03 meters, roughly six and a half feet.)

Access the group rate for the Hyatt Place Montreal - Downtown

(Cut-Off Date Monday, February 19th)


Travel to Canada

Depending on your country of citizenship you may need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) or Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) to visit Canada. U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents of the U.S. do not require TRVs or eTAs. Find out what you need to travel to Canada.

Questions? Contact us!

FAQ

I'm not a member of the USAF. Can I attend the seminar? Yes. Our public events are 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 of 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.

Upcoming events

Events archive

Click here to see our previous Seminars and Events.

Mailing List

Subscribe to our mailing list to receive announcements and information about our events.