browser icon
You are using an insecure version of your web browser. Please update your browser!
Using an outdated browser makes your computer unsafe. For a safer, faster, more enjoyable user experience, please update your browser today or try a newer browser.


Welcome to Vancouver Shomonkai.

Our dojo is a non-profit organization whose goal is to practice Aikido as our founding members were taught in Fukuoka, Japan, under the tutelage of Suganuma Sensei, one of the last uchideshi (live-in students) of O-Sensei, the Founder of Aikido. The dojo holds weekly classes in Burnaby and Vancouver (see Class Schedules). We invite interested members of the public to observe any of our classes, demonstrations or special events. If you are interested in our classes/events, please check our Calendar page.


Spring Seminar with Nobuaki Nakamura Shihan

  • Our spring seminar with Nakamura Shihan will be held at Nikkei Place Dojo on March 20 – 22. Please see the event page for details.

Beginner's course in Spring

  • The next beginners course at Creekside Community Center will start on Wednesday, May 6 (8 weeks). The online course registration will be available on the Vancouver Park Board's website soon.

Class cancellations

  • We have no class on Saturday, March 7 (Sat), 21 (Sat), 22 (Sun), and 28 (Sat) due to special events.

Vancouver Shomonkai Aikido Association 2011 (c) All rights reserved.