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Community Organizations, Schools, Government and Other Nonprofit Partners

Sierra Aikido offers Aikido training jointly with schools, nonprofits and government agencies, as well as corporations on the San Francisco Peninsula. Each program is tailored to fit both the partner institution and each individual participant.

Feel free to inquire for information, or to explore a collaborative program for your organization. Or, contact Sierra Aikido as well if you're affiliated ( parent, employee, member, etc. ) with one of our partner organizations.

Joint programs and collaborations include Aikido clubs, classes or courses, cross- or special ( health, wellness, etc. ) training, demonstrations, etc. at, among others.

Community Organizations

College Track, East Palo Alto

Program Services Sponsor / Partner URL Description
Aikido @ College Track College Track East Palo Alto
1877 Bay Road, East Palo Alto, CA 94303
Annual, 3-semester Aikido program since Summer 2007, part of College Track's after-school, college-prep, academic and student life programs for over 200 underserved and minority high school students from East Palo Alto, Redwood City and Menlo Park high school districts (Ravenswood, Sequoia).
  • Once-a-week Aikido after school
  • Four-week Aikido summer course @ ASAP for incoming 9th graders
  • Japanese Language & Culture
    2-semester per year program of interactive, small-group, seminar-style classes in Japanese speaking, coupled with introduction to reading and writing ( kana, some kanji ), including:
  • Realistic daily contexts for vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation
  • Practical, useful conversation
  • Japanese society and culture interwoven throughout the language study
  • Other Community Groups

    Program Services Sponsor / Partner URL Description
    Aikido for Turning Point, ISIS and other Edgewood programs for San Mateo County, from 2008 through 2012. Once-a-week Aikido program to help stabilize troubled youth clients from ages 10 to 18 by building both physical and "soft" skills such as confidence, teamwork and calm energy together with their youth counselors, case workers, etc. Edgewood Center for Children & Families,
    957 Industrial Way, Suite B, San Carlos, CA 94070
    Turning Point is a wraparound program for San Mateo County Mental Health Services that enables troubled youth, ages 10-25 and wrestling with mental health challenges, to remain in their communities rather than be placed in a residential facility or group home
    Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area Open House Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area ,
    San Francisco, CA
    One-week Open House workshop for Big Brothers and Sisters and their "Littles" to explore and enjoy Aikido together at Sierra South

    Schools, Government and Other Nonprofit Partners

    Program Services Sponsor / Partner URL Description
    Aikido for Fitness San Mateo County Employee Health and Fitness,
    San Mateo County, CA
    Six-week, once-a-week ( ongoing ) courses for San Mateo County employees
    Aikido After School @ ISTP International School of the Peninsula
    Cohn Campus, 151 Laura Lane, Palo Alto, CA 94303
    After-school Aikido class for 3rd grades and up ( September 2006 - January 2008 )
    Presentation and demo Peninsula Macrobiotic Community,
    99 Oak Haven Way, Woodside, CA 94062
    PMC is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to better health through better nutrition. The Community's primary activity is a weekly gourmet vegetarian dinner.
  • Aikido Seminar for Athletic Trainers
  • Crosstraining with Aikido, M-A HS Basketball Team
  • Riekes Open House Demo
  • Introduction to Aikido, Nature Awareness Group
  • Riekes Center for Human Enhancement,
    3455 Edison Way, Menlo Park, California 94025
    Menlo-Atherton High School team members practice balance, falling and other elements of Aikido that apply to basketball [ Photos ]
  • Aikido @ Ice Skating Summer Camp for Children
  • Aikido @ Adult Beginner Figure Skating Camp
  • Ice Oasis Skating & Hockey Club,
    3140 Bay Road, Redwood City, California 94063

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