Aikido of South Florida donating
to Operation Smile
Stephanie Yap, Chief Instructor at Aikido of South Florida, will be instructing
a seminar in Viña del Mar, CHILE May 16 & 17th, 2015 and will be donating
a portion of her fees for one child to receive the operation that will change
their life - FOREVER. Together we can make a difference!
Operation Smile provides free surgeries to repair cleft lip, cleft palate and other facial deformities for children around the globe.
What is a cleft lip and
A cleft is an opening in the lip,
the roof of the mouth or the
soft tissue in the back of the
mouth. A cleft lip may be
accompanied by an opening in
the bones of the upper jaw
and/or the upper gum.
A cleft palate occurs when the
two sides of a palate do not
join together, resulting in an
opening in the roof of the
mouth. A cleft lip and palate
can occur on one side or both
sides. A child can suffer from a
cleft lip, a cleft palate or both.
Hollywood Outreach Center Clothes Drive 2015
I would like to thank all the members of Aikido of South Florida for their generous donations to the Hollywood Crisis Center for the homeless. To no great surprise, and with full confidence, we all came together and exceeded our goals and proved once again the power through unity in our dojo, friends and family.
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Aikido of South Florida's
After School Program
Aikido of South Florida's After School Program provides personalized instruction in a traditional environment. Our mission is to develop all aspects
of children's characters, ages 5-15, enhancing their ability to interact with others, make better choices and learn to resolve differences peacefully.
Drop off available from 2:00 pm
After School Snack for the kids
Power Hour Study Session
||Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays - Aikido Class
Tuesdays and Thursdays - Meditation and Yoga
||Chores / Student pick-up
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Hitohira Saito Sensei, began his Aikido education at the tender age of seven under the direct tutelage of the Founder, Morihei Ueshiba. He continued this training under O'Sensei until the master's demise in 1969, at which time he automatically continued his learning under O'Sensei's chief disciple, his own father, Morihiro Saito, 9th dan.
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Thank you so very much. Although words will not do justice to express my gratitude, let me say that I am changed as an aikidoka but more so in a personal way in your presence. I am honored to be on the mat with you and Aikido South Florida. For me, aikido is viewed from the lense of ukemi and there have been no greater expressions of joy and vigorous practice than my opportunities to connect with you as uke.
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