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Ki-Aikido Summer Camp: Aug 20-25

posted Jul 30, 2018, 10:17 AM by The Center for Mind-Body Oneness   [ updated Aug 3, 2018, 8:21 AM ]
Is your child ready for a summer adventure in the non-violent Japanese martial art of Ki-Aikido? For a full week at the end of summer break, we’re hosting a summer training camp for kids ages 7-11 right here in St. Paul! No experience necessary -- we’ll be starting from the beginning!

We’ll learn stretching exercises and some basic aikido techniques, with a focus on safety and respecting the body. We will make projects to take home, play games that help to teach basic principles, and students will receive personal instruction from our experienced teachers. Not only that, but we’ll take some time each day to practice relaxation and beginning meditation, which is a great tool for navigating all the stresses that come with growing up. Our goal is to help them develop coordination, cooperation, and confidence. Above all, we strive to give children a positive and safe learning environment.

Early Bird Registration Price Now through August 12

What to Expect

No matter what age, a person always benefits from being in a healthy, supportive learning environment. We aim to give kids a foundation they can rely on for a lifetime of positive growth. Through this Summer Training Camp, we teach kids how to confidently interact with others by developing coordination, relaxation, and good posture. With an understanding of Japanese dojo etiquette, we learn to practice respect, teamwork, and connection to others.

Ki-Aikido gives kids a chance to develop their full potential in a non-competitive community while strengthening their mind and body together with friends.

Ten Benefits of Aikido for Kids:
  • Aikido channels students’ energy through physical engagement and interaction. 
  • Aikido techniques stimulate both the left and right side of the brain. 
  • During lessons, students learn how to fall without injuring themselves. 
  • Aikido teaches students coordination of mind and body. 
  • Over time, students become more flexible and resilient. 
  • Because there’s no competition, students can focus on their own development. 
  • Students learn to deal with setbacks, as with falling down and getting back up. 
  • Aikido culture teaches students respect for self, others, and the space around them 
  • Learning that all students are equal, no matter what rank, both on and off the mat. 
  • Through physical interaction, students learn each others’ boundaries. 

Sign your kids up for our Summer Training Camp, and give them something to last a lifetime!
Early bird rate: $250 before August 12th! (After August 12th: $300) 

Register online

Download our 3-Fold Flyer


Schedule:

Camp runs Monday August 20 – Friday August 25

8:30-8:50     Drop off
9:00-12:00   Morning class
12:00-1:30   Lunch break
1:40-4:00     Afternoon class
4:00-4:30     Pick up

Please pack a lunch and a snack.
Early drop off and late pick up available for an additional fee

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The Center for Mind-Body Oneness,
Aug 3, 2018, 8:21 AM