Shuharikan Aikido Dojo

St. Paul, MN   

New Aiki-Movement course starting soon!
If you are interested in breath work, balance and basic aikido movements, we are offering a 10-week Aiki-movement course starting Tuesday, February 13th, 2018. This class is offered in a low-impact format (i.e. without rolling or falling) and focuses on optimal breathing, incorporation of breath into movement, and the application of aikido principles in everyday life.  No prior Aikido experience is required.  Sessions will be held weekly on Tuesday nights from 7:00 to 8:00 PM.  For more information please view this link for the course flyer.

AIKI-TEEN – Thursday nights from 6 to 7PM
Shuharikan is launching a pre-teen/teen Aikido program to kick-off the new year.  Students 11 to 17 years old are welcome to train as part of the class.  Class time is Thursday nights from 6:00 to 7:00 PM starting January 4th, 2018. For details click here.  New students are welcome!

Kids Aikido – Saturday mornings at 9:30 AM
For details on the kids session click on the following link to view the flyer. Sessions run for 8 weeks on a reoccurring basis.  New students can start at any time for a prorated rate for the remaining session classes.




Adapted from Samurai sword arts, Aikido is the study of taking an opponent’s balance. Using their strength and energy against them until the attackers are neutralized and conflict resolved.  Shuharikan specializes in Yoshinkan Aikido a style founded by Gozo Shioda.

Join Us

All ages and skill levels are welcome!  Classes are taught multiple days per week.  The first class is FREE!

About Us

The Shuharikan Aikido Dojo is a certified member of the Shioda International Aikido Federation (SIAF) in the style of Yoshinkan Aikido. The SIAF is administered by Yasuhisa Shioda Soke, its president and chief instructor, and is based in Tokyo, Japan.