WHAT: Join us in the San Francisco Bay Area for a weekend of training, workshops, and social events exploring aikido's off-the-mat applications and peace building capacities.
WHO: Over 20 sessions in four tracks: Peace Making, Education and Youth Outreach, Mind and Body, and Business and Leadership. Group sessions by Sofia University founder Dr. Robert Frager Shihan, and Aikido Ethiopia Project Coordinator Dr. Lou Pollack. Keynote: "Peace is our Business" by renowned mediator Tony Piazza.
WHERE: Sofia University
1069 E Meadow circle
Palo Alto, CA 94303
WHEN: October 25-27, 2013
Friday Oct. 25 from 1:00pm-10:00pm
Saturday Oct. 26 from 7:30am-9:00pm
Sunday Oct. 27 from 7:30am-2:00pm
Conference â€“ Current Member Rate* ** $90 $119
Conference â€“ Non-Member Rate** $129 $158
(Ticket Prices Vary please visit- http://www.aiki-extensions.net/conference)
Media Coordinator Tia Jackson [email protected]
or (650) 493-4430 x249
Event Coordinator: Greg Harkless [email protected]
, or (650) 275-2454.
About Aiki Extensions
Aiki Extensions is an organization dedicated to disseminating and applying Aiki principles and methods outside the traditional martial arts training situation. AE members have applied Aiki principles in such areas as business, bodywork, psychotherapy, teaching, mediation, and sports. They have found that Aiki principles enhance their professional effectiveness and personal well being.
Some AE Focus Areas
â€¢ Aiki in bodywork and psychotherapy.
â€¢ Aiki principles in teaching and working with children.
â€¢ Aiki principles in Business and Organizational Development
â€¢ Aiki principles in such activities as golf, tennis, music or using a computer.
â€¢ Aikido joint training for groups with a history of conflict
â€¢ Aiki principles applied to promoting regional and world peace