Aikido for Health and Wellness
Target Physical and Mental Health Areas
Patients needing to prevent, recover from or manage:
|Cardio / Pulmonary Disease
|| Post-Physical Therapy Maintenance
| High Cholesterol Levels
|| Eating Disorders
|| Low Bone Density
|| Challenges of Aging
Aikido, a Japanese martial art, controls a physical encounter from the beginning
through timing and motion, rather than by subduing an opponent by sheer force
or speed. Unlike most other martial arts, training is always cooperative,
never combative or competitive.
Who Can Do Aikido
Aikido is for everyone. All over the world ordinary people
ages 7 to 70+, regardless of physical ability, practice Aikido. Anyone can
learn to do Aikido well with consistent support. You don't have to be athletic
or experienced in any martial art. There's no need to "get in shape" first.
Health Benefits of Aikido
|Do fun aerobic, weight-bearing exercise.
|| Practice healthful, safe, low-impact movements.
|| Improve balance, coordination, flexibility.
| Raise your energy level.
|| Gradually build strength and stamina.
| Increase your sense of well-being.
|| Develop good posture and awareness.