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Aikido of San Diego

A full-time dojo, dedicated exclusively to teaching the martial art of Aikido since 2000. Chief Instructor, Dave Goldberg Sensei, 5th Dan.

Aikido of San Diego

A full-time dojo, dedicated exclusively to teaching the martial art of Aikido since 2000. Chief Instructor, Dave Goldberg Sensei, 5th Dan.

Aikido of San Diego

Call Us: 619 993-2454

619 993-2454

Call Us: 619 993-2454

Patrick Cassidy Sensei leading an Evolutionary Aikido seminar at Aikido of San Diego in 2012. Megan Palm, uke.

Evolutionary Aikido Seminar 2014 - Cassidy & Goldberg

Friday-Sunday - March 14-16, 2014 - San Diego, CA

Patrick Cassidy Sensei and Dave Goldberg Sensei will co-lead this Evolutionary Aikido intensive.

"Evolutionary Aikido" is about the practice and exploration of developmental processes available through the art of Aikido. It is a perspective on the art of Aikido, and not a style. It concerns not only the improvement of technical skill, but also a multi-dimensional transformation of ourselves. We look into what is our next step of being, and how do we make space for this new level of understanding, ability, and awareness to manifest. O-Sensei’s proclaimed realization, "I and the Universe are one," is the basis for Evolutionary Aikido practice. We face this and explore how to express this perspective of integrated unity in our Aikido. Aikido students of all affiliations are welcome.

Dave Goldberg Sensei
5th Dan

Goldberg Sensei served on academic faculties in the US and Japan for nine years before professionally devoting himself to Aikido full-time. Dave Goldberg Sensei's work in Aikido is inspired by the Founder's vision that Aikido is here to develop us as more harmonious and effective people. He is dedicated to a path in martial arts that is life-affirming, and connects us to the questions of life that we all share.

More about Dave Goldberg Sensei

Patrick Cassidy Sensei
6th Dan

Patrick Cassidy Sensei is the Chief Instructor of Aikido Montreux in Switzerland. He spent seven years in Iwama, Japan practicing under the late Morihiro Saito Sensei, and was the founder and Chief Instructor of Aikido of Fresno. He is also an instructor of Yoga and Japanese Tea Ceremony. Cassidy Sensei's work in Aikido is inspired by a path of evolution and self-awakening, and offers an accessible framework for students to pursue the path of their own transformation.

More about Patrick Cassidy Sensei, at

Seminar Schedule, Fees, & Registration


FRIDAY: 6:00-8:00 PM
SATURDAY: 10:00-4:00 Includes a Q&A discussion period during lunch at the dojo. Lunch is provided.
SUNDAY: 10:00-1:00

Investment: $175.00 for the whole seminar. Partial registrations are not offered.

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Dave Goldberg Sensei, demonstrating effortless jiyuwaza, an expression of freedom and flow

Patrick Cassidy Sensei, on "The Misunderstanding of Conflict"

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The dojo is located 2 minutes from I-15 and I-8, near Friars Road and Mission Gorge Road.

Aikido of San Diego
6356 Riverdale Street
San Diego, CA 92120

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