Mary Heiny Sensei Fall Seminar 2017

River Valley Aikido Club WEEKEND OF OCTOBER 20, 21, 22 This annual seminar is both small and intimate so that each person has the maximum opportunity to receive the benefit of Mary’s unique and insightful teaching. Anyone wishing to both broaden and deepen their Aikido practice should consider attending this seminar. The weekend will fill […]

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Aikido and Connection Workshop with Charles Colten Sensei – August 2017

Connection/Ukemi workshop with extended days August 24, 25, 26, 27 2017 Aikido and Connection Workshop River Valley Aikido 11 Cottage Street Brattleboro, VT 05301 Class times: Thursday, August 24th Ukemi 6pm-7:30pm Friday, August 25th Ukemi 10am-11:30am and 1:00pm-2:30pm Saturday, August 26th Aikido 10am-12noon and 3:30pm-5:30pm Sunday, August 27th Aikido 10am-12noon Cost: Sliding Scale $15-35 per […]

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MARY HEINY SENSEI – BRATTLEBORO VERMONT FALL SEMINAR 2016

WEEKEND OF OCTOBER 14, 15, 16 The theme for this weekend will reprise the theme from the Santa Cruz Aikido Summer Retreat “Opening the Stone Door”. This phrase refers to the ancient Japanese myth concerning the Sun Goddess Amaterasu who withdrew her radiance form the world by retreating to a cave. Eventually the other deities […]

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Musubi Workshop with Charles Colten – Jan 2016

Join River Valley Aikido for a seminar on Musubi, Alignment, and Soft Ukemi highfalls taught by Charles Colten Sensei. Schedule: Saturday, January 30 (10-12, 3:00-5:00) Sunday, January 30 (10-12) Cost: Sliding scale $15- $30 per class Call 802-251-0980, email

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Mary Heiny – BRATTLEBORO VERMONT FALL SEMINAR 2015

River Valley Aikido Club WEEKEND OF OCTOBER 16, 17, 18 This annual seminar is both small and intimate so that each person has the maximum opportunity to receive the benefit of Mary’s unique and insightful teaching. Anyone wishing to both broaden and deepen their Aikido practice should consider attending this seminar. The weekend will fill […]

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MARY HEINY – BRATTLEBORO VERMONT FALL SEMINAR 2014

WEEKEND OF OCTOBER 17,18,19 This event will be small and intimate allowing everyone has the maximum opportunity to receive the benefit of Mary’s unique and insightful teaching. Anyone wishing to both broaden and deepen their Aikido practice should consider attending this seminar. The weekend will fill up quickly so please register as soon as possible. […]

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August Ukemi Seminar with Charles Colten

Join River Valley Aikido for a seminar on Musubi, Alignment, and Soft Ukemi highfalls taught by Charles Colten Sensei (4th Dan). Schedule: Saturday, August 23 (10-12, 3:30-5:30) Sunday, August 24 (10-12) Cost: Sliding scale $15- $30 per class Call 802-251-0980, email, or sign up on our Facebook Page to reserve your spot.

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January Ukemi Seminar

Join River Valley Aikido for a seminar on Musubi, Alignment, and Soft Ukemi highfalls taught by Charles Colten Sensei (4th Dan). Schedule: Saturday, January 25 (10-12, 3:30-5:30) Sunday, January 26 (10-12) Cost: Sliding scale $15- $25 per class Call 802-251-0980, email, or sign up on our Facebook Page to reserve your spot.

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MARY HEINY – BRATTLEBORO VERMONT FALL SEMINAR 2012

20th Year Celebration of the River Valley Aikido Club Story Teller Odds Bodkin will make a special appearance on Saturday night and entertain us with tales in keeping with the season. WEEKEND OF OCTOBER 12,13,14 We are keeping this seminar limited to 30 people so that each person has the maximum opportunity to receive the […]

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Christian (Chris) McPherson

River Valley Aikido was saddened by the unexpected loss of Christian (Chris) McPherson. Chris joined us at River Valley Aikido two years ago with an interest in quietly practicing. However, his obvious skill and experience soon led him to being invited to teach which we looked forward to on Friday nights. It turned out that […]

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