... formally Shinshin Toitsu Aikido (or Aikido with Mind and Body Unified), emphasizes the concept of non-dissension with the goal of not only training in self-defense but, even more importantly, of self-development whereby one can, through training and discipline, learn to remain physically relaxed and mentally calm to be able to deal quickly, efficiently, and effectively with any circumstance that might arise in daily life.
Five elements included in the study of Shishin Toitsudo (Mind/Body Unification) are:
Aikido Waza (Aikido techniques)
Ki no Kokyu ho (Ki breathing)
Ki no Ishi ho (Ki meditation)
Kiatsu Ryoho (Ki therapy)
Sokushin no Gyo (Bell misogi/purification)
... of Ki Development and Ki Aikido are many. The same concepts and principles apply not only to physical martial arts training but are equally valid in all facets of daily life, whether it be any sports or circumstances arising from interpersonal relationships at home, work, or school. Many who practice Ki Aikido have found that it has had a positive effect on their personal and professional lives. Besides that, it's fun and you have the opportunity to meet many interesting people from all walks of life.
... is a fully accredited Ki Society, affiliated with the Eastern Ki Federation and the Ki Society International. We are a non-profit 501(c)3 organization doing business under the Ki Research and Education Foundation, a Virginia corporation. It is intended that, through the training provided, we can improve ourselves and our students for the betterment of not only the individual but for their families and the communities in which they live, hopefully leading eventually to a happier, healthier and more peaceful society.