Updated: for July & August 2021

As the COVID19 situation evolves, we are reestablishing our in person program and moving most classes back to the dojo.  We will continue offering some virtual classes.  Our Health Committee continues to review our health protocols to make practice as safe as possible.

Notes & updates:

  • The kids class is re-booting on August 14, Saturdays at 10:30.  Please let me know if you are interested and spread the word!  Ages 6-12.
  • For kids over 12 we will continue to run our  "Under 30" class at the dojo at 3:00p on Saturdays.  Send your teenagers to this class!  
  • The Tuesday night class is remaining at the Spiritual Center for the time being.
  • The online weapons class held Thursdays at 12:30 pm is cancelled for the time being.
  • For the classes that require vaccination (see below), please send a picture of your vaccination card prior to attending  the class ( 
  • We have moved away from TeamSnap for class registrations.  However, we will continue to use it for last minute updates regarding class cancellations or other changes.
  • Masks are optional for classes at the Common Street Spiritual Center and outdoors.
  • Please make an effort to come to practice!  We need everyone to help get the dojo back on its feet. 
  • If you have any questions, comments, or need help, please email the dojo (

Remember: dojo policy is no one should be prevented from practicing because of financial constraints.

Additional online classes at other Shin Kaze Aikido Alliance dojos are available to Shin Kaze members.  Schedule of those events here (password protected). 

In-Person Classes

  • Weeknights
    • Monday with Barbara Sensei @ 6:15 - 7:00 pm (at the Dojo)
    • Tuesday with David Sensei  @ 6:30 - 7:30 pm (at the Common Street Spiritual Center)
    • Wednesday with David Sensei @ 6:15 - 7:15 pm (the the Dojo)
    • Thursday  with Chris Niskala @ 6:15- 7:15 pm (the the Dojo)
    • Friday with David Sensei @ 6:15 - 7:15 pm (at the Dojo)
  • Weekends
    • Saturday Under 30 @ 3:00 - 4:00 pm
    • Saturday with David Sensei @ 4:00 - 5:00 pm (at the Dojo)
    • Sunday with Kathy Joynt @ 10:30 - 11:30am (at the Dojo)

Online Zoom Classes:‚Äč

  • (temporarily cancelled) Thursday with David Sensei @ 12:30 pm
  • Thursday Foundation Training with Dave Raftery @ 7:00pm
  • Sunday with Fiona Blyth @ 10:00 am

Online Zoom Community Events:

  • Sunday Video Review with David Halprin Sensei and Jo Birdsong Sensei @ 6:00 pm

Classes at the Providence Aikikai class with David Sensei, Wayne Sherman Sensei, Dare Matheson, & other instructors    (please use this Teamsnap Link to register )

  • Monday 6:30 - 7:30pm with David Sensei
  • Wednesday 6:30p - 7:30p
  • Saturday 9am - 10am
  • Saturday 3pm - 4pm