O'Sensei's Life and Message
with Professor John Stevens, 7th Dan
Join Professor John Stevens, 7th Dan, and other senior Aikido teachers for an exciting day of live presentations and Aikido history, including a slide show of never before seen images of O'Sensei, the founder of Aikido.
Date: Sunday, January 10, 2010
Location: Mountain View Performing Arts Center
10:30 am - noon
Misogi Purification Practices:
Breathing, chanting, movement and sword and staff training at Pioneer Park, Franklin & Church Streets, Mountain View. ($15 suggested donation)
12:15 - 1:15 pm
Kirin Chinese Restaurant, 485 Castro Street, Mountain View.
Space is limited. ($20 per person - advanced payment required)
2:00 - 4:30 pm
MAIN PRESENTATION: O'Sensei's Life and Message
Following live demonstrations by a variety of senior Aikido teachers, including direct students of O'Sensei, John Stevens will speak and show unpublished images of O'Sensei, the Founder of Aikido, and his calligraphy.
A reception will follow in the lobby.
John Stevens is an internationally acclaimed scholar and one of the foremost authorities on Aikido and Buddhist studies. Professor Stevens taught Eastern Philosophy at Tohoku Fukushi University in Japan for 35 years and has written over thirty books on Aikido, Buddhism and Asian culture.
Join us for all or part of the day.
CLICK HERE for main presentation tickets. (Discount for groups of 10 or more.)
For morning session or lunch reservations, visit the bursar page here.