Sierra Aikido  



Chief Instructors: Julie & Frits Levenbach

Welcome: About Sierra Aikido and FAQ for Newcomers

What We Do

Sierra Aikido is a nonprofit 501(c)3 Public Benefit Corporation dedicated to community service in education and health. Applying a holistic approach, we make Aikido a platform for personal enrichment, physical health and emotional wellness for all ages 5 to 70+, and life skills development for our youth.
  • Public Programs: Regularly scheduled clases are open to all adults, children and teens. In addition, by special arrangement, we offer custom-tailored training, including individual lessons, short courses and workshops.

  • Community Outreach Programs: We reach out to adults and youth in underprivileged and underserved communities through partnerships with community organizations and other nonprofits. Together with our partners we aim to make Sierra Aikido training accessible and affordable to anyone on or near the San Francisco Peninsula.

Our Teaching Approach & Objectives

Adults & Youth Children & Teens
Ages 14 and up, lifelong
Girls & Boys ( Ages 5 to 18 )
Parent-Child K to 3rd Special Needs

Whom We Serve

Adults, children and teens, ages 5 to 70+, on or near the San Francisco Peninsula, with special emphasis on Special Needs. Children and Teens, who are mainstreamed whenever possible, with the support of one-on-one training and coaching in an inclusive environment.

At-risk children, youth and adults, through partnerships with other organizations and individuals focused on health and education. With their collaboration we tailor Aikido training to support each partner's clients. We particularly emphasize jointly growing self-sustaining, self-directed Aikido training with like-minded nonprofits, government agencies, schools and individual professionals.
Mission Statement:
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Contact Us: Email Sierra Aikido to set up a time to discuss your requirements.

Our Programs

Regularly Scheduled Classes Open to the Public ( Ages 5 to 70+)

Adults & Youth Children & Teens
Classes and Schedules: Friday Evenings & Saturdays
===>>>   Annual Holiday Schedules <<<===
Maps and Directions: Sierra Aikido, 2134 Old Middlefield Way, Suite A, Mountain View
Visitors are always welcome during scheduled training sessions to observe, or try out, a class at no obligation.

Individual or Small-Group Classes

Children & Teens Daytime Japanese Language & Culture Classes, with or without Aikido
Activities ( for children or adults ), such as only Japanese Language, by individual arrangement
Guest Programs [ Collaborative, but not necessarily a Sierra Aikido offering ]
Education & Culture Martial Arts
  • Palo Alto Ninjutsu, Yaron Galant Sensei
  • Pacific Martial Arts, Roberto Alvelais Sensei
  • Community Outreach Partnerships

    Aikido Program Services:
    Making a Difference:

    What do our training environment, adult and child Aikido classes look like? [ Stills & Streaming Video ]

    Other Info and Useful Links

    Glossary of Commonly Used Japanese Aikido Terms
    Culture, Education & Conservation: Books, Films & Articles, Organizations
    Aikido & Martial Arts Dojos & Aikido Information Sources

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  • Hablamos Español un poco tambièn.
  • Training Location [ Dojo ] Mailing Address
    Sierra Aikido
    2134 Old Middlefield Way, Suite A
    Mountain View, CA 94043
    Sierra Aikido
    722 Gailen Avenue
    Palo Alto, CA 94303
    Telephone: 650.493-1074