Adult classes on Mondays starting in April

posted Mar 9, 2019, 10:30 AM by Aikido Yoshokai Vermont

Adult Aikido classes are switching to Mondays as of the first of April (the beginning of the Spring Session).  Class times will remain the same, with Adult II starting at 6PM and Adult I (Beginner) starting at 7PM.
Youth class schedule will not be affected.

Youth Class New Schedule

posted Jul 4, 2017, 9:43 AM by Aikido Yoshokai Vermont

Starting Saturday, July 8, all Youth classes will be held on Saturday mornings. 
9:00-9:45AM  Youth I (beginner)
10:00-11:00AM  Youth II (8th Kyu and above)

All classes held at Pillar Pilates Studio, 25 Rossiter, Brandon, VT.

Aikido Demonstration in Brandon this Summer

posted Apr 30, 2017, 10:52 AM by Aikido Yoshokai Vermont

As part of the ongoing Brandon Summer Concert Series, this year called Music at the Riverbend due to its location behind the Brandon Inn, Aikido Yoshokai Association of Vermont presents an Aikido Demonstration to share Aikido techniques and ideas with the public.

When: Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 6PM
Where: Behind the Brandon Inn near the music stage

More information available at the Facebook Event Page:

Youth II Class starting Jan. 2016

posted Jan 1, 2016, 12:48 PM by Aikido Yoshokai Vermont

Starting on Saturday, January 9, there will be a second Youth class for students who have passed at least the first two Aikido Tests.  Youth II will focus more on higher level techniques and weapons movements, while Youth I is more for beginners and lower level students. 

Other scheduled classes will not change.

Kyu Tests Moved to Dec. 21

posted Dec 12, 2015, 6:18 AM by Aikido Yoshokai Vermont

The Kyu Test for December 2015 has been pushed back one week to Dec. 21.  Class times (Youth and Adult) will be the same as normal, but testing will take place during those classes instead of Dec. 14 as originally scheduled.

Fall Classes start Sept 14

posted Aug 27, 2015, 5:25 PM by Aikido Yoshokai Vermont

There will be no classes on Monday, August 31 or Monday, September 7 (Labor Day).  Regular weekly classes will resume on Sept. 14.

       Youth Classes: 4:30-5:15, Mondays, Sept 14 - Dec. (dues $30/month)
       Adult Classes: 5:30-6:30, Mondays, Sept 14 - Dec. (dues $40/month)

     In Pillar Pilates Studio, 25 Rossiter St., Brandon, VT 05733

AYV Non-profit status

posted Jul 15, 2015, 5:34 AM by Aikido Yoshokai Vermont

Aikido Yoshokai Association of Vermont, Inc. has been recognized by the State of Vermont as a non-profit organization.  We are also registered as a 501(c)3 non-profit educational organization.

Brandon Aikido, Summer 2015

posted Jun 9, 2015, 5:20 PM by Aikido Yoshokai Vermont

    Classes are running every Monday throughout the summer at Pillar Pilates Studio in Brandon, VT.
                Youth 4:30-5:15      ($30 / mo)
                Adult 5:30-6:30      ($40 / mo)

    Students may start at any time and the first class is free (remainder of the month will be pro-rated).  For students with limited finances, there are sponsorships available.  All information on sponsorships will be kept confidential.

Brandon Aikido!

posted Apr 26, 2015, 5:21 AM by Aikido Yoshokai Vermont


Mark your calendars for Monday, May 18.  That is the day Aikido classes will open at Pillar Pilates studio in Brandon.  The studio is located at 25 Rossiter St in Brandon.

Initially there will be only one Youth Class from 4:30 to 5:15 and one Adult Class from 5:30 to 6:30.  There will also be a two week break before the second class in Brandon due to Memorial Day on Monday, May 25.  Our second day of classes will be Monday, June 1, with classes offered weekly thereafter.

Spring Sessions 2015

posted Apr 8, 2015, 7:03 PM by Aikido Yoshokai Vermont

The Spring Aikido Session at Orwell Village School will run from Wednesday, April 22 through Wednesday, June 17, 2015.  This will be the last Session of Aikido Classes at the school. 

Another Spring Session will be starting at Pillar Pilates in Brandon, VT in late April or early May 2015.  Both Adult and Youth classes will be offered.  Please register for classes via email.  Schedule to be posted soon.

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