VANCOUVER KI SOCIETY

Richmond Main Dojo

Our Richmond location is on the NE corner of Bridgeport & Shell in Richmond, we offer Adult Aikido & Ki Development Classes 3 nights a week, Personal Health Classes 2 nights a week and Children/Teen classes 2 times a week. The dojo has a large tatami area, a Personal Kiatsu room, changing rooms and a cozy lounge area for parents. Parking is available either out front or along Shell Road behind the dojo.

Class Schedule

DayTimeClass
Monday7:00 pm - 8:00 pmKi Development
 8:00 pm - 9:00 pmKi-Aikido
 9:00 pm - 10:00 pmAdvanced Ki-Aikido
Tuesday5:30 pm - 6:30 pmChildren's Aikido 1 (for children up to age 7)
 6:30 pm - 7:30 pmChildren's Aikido 2 (for children age 8 to 12 or by invitation)
 7:30 pm - 9:00 pmTeen Aikido (age 13 and up or by invitation)
Wednesday7:00 pm - 8:30 pmTeen / Young Adults Aikido
Thursday6:30 pm - 7:30 pmKi Development
 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmKi Development and Ki-Aikido
 7:30 pm - 9:00 pmPersonal Kiatsu Program
Saturday9:00 am - 10:00 amChildren's Aikido 1 (for children up to age 7)
 10:10 am - 11:10 amChildren's Aikido 2 (for children age 8 to 12 or by invitation)
 11:20 am - 12:20 pmTeen Aikido (age 13 and up or by invitation)

Holiday Closures

Dec 19 - Last kids class
Dec 20 - Last teens class
Dec 21 -  Last adults aikido and Kiatsu classes
 

2018 Classes 

Jan 3 - First teens class 
Jan 4 - First adults aikido and Kiatsu classes
Jan 6 - First kids class 
 

See our full calendar including special events.

Map

Our Richmond dojo is located at #104-11031 Bridgeport Road, on the N.E corner of Bridgeport & Shell.

Transit Information: The Vancovuer Ki Society is only one transfer away from the Bridgeport Canada Line Station. At the Bridgeport Canada Line Station, take either the 407 "Bridgeport" or the 430 "Metrotwon Station" bus, both normally in Bay 5, along Bridgeport to the first stop past Shell Road. Downtown to our dojo is 26 minutes!! For more transit information, please visit the Translink Trip Planner.
 

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Instructors

All instructors are certified by Ki Society Headquarters in Japan.

Roger Isaacs

The Vancouver Ki Society is headed by Roger Isaacs. He currently holds the rank of Godan (5th degree black belt) in Shin Shin Toitsu Aikido, Joden in Ki Development, and is a Full Ki Lecturer, a Certified Kiatsu Assistant Lecturer and an Assistant Examiner certified with Ki Society HQ in Japan. Isaacs Sensei has been training since 1990 and has been teaching in Vancouver since 1994.

Craig Sexton

The Adult Ki Development and Aikido Programs are headed by Craig Sexton. He currently holds the rank of Sandan in Shin Shin Toitsu Aikido, Chuden in Ki Development, and is an Associate Lecturer certified with Ki Society HQ in Japan. Sexton Sensei has been training since 1994 and has been teaching in Vancouver since 1998.

Mindy Branigan

The Children's Program is headed by Mindy Branigan. She currently holds the rank of Sandan in Shin Shin Toitsu Aikido, a Chuden in Ki Development and is an Associate Lecturer in the Ki Society. She has been training since 1994 and has been teaching both children and adults since 2000.

Alex Goldman

Alex Goldman currently holds the rank of Shodan in Shin Shin Toitsu Aikido, and Shoden in Ki Development. He has been training since 2004 and has been teaching adults since 2010.

Simon Nodel

Simon Nodel currently holds the rank of Shodan in Shin Shin Toitsu Aikido, and Shoden in Ki Development. He has been training since 2002 and has been teaching adults since 2012.

Jason Lee

Jason Lee currently holds the rank of Shodan in Shin Shin Toitsu Aikido, and Shoden in Ki Development. He has been training since 2007 and has been teaching adults since 2013.

Andrei Odeski

Andrei Odeski currently holds the rank of Shodan in Shin Shin Toitsu Aikido, and Shoden in Ki Development. He has been training since 2007 and has been teaching adults since 2014.

Mike Knapp

Mike Knapp holds the rank of Shoden on Ki Development and is a Certified Assistant Kiatsu Lecturer. He has been training since 2005 and teaching adults since 2009.

Saman Vazinkhoo

Saman Vazinkhoo currently holds the rank of Shodan in Shin Shin Toitsu Aikido and Shoden in Ki Development. He has been training since 2006 and has been teaching adults and children since 2015.

Steven Matsushita

Steven Matsushita currently holds the rank of Shodan in Shin Shin Toitsu Aikido and Jokyu in Ki Development. He has been training since 2012 and has been teaching adults since 2017.

Rob Favel

Rob Favel currently holds the rank of Shodan in Shin Shin Toitsu Aikido and Jokyu in Ki Development. He has been training since 2012 and has been teaching adults since 2017.

Terry Kwong

Terry Kwong currently holds the rank of Shodan in Shin Shin Toitsu Aikido and Jokyu in Ki Development. He has been training since 2012 and has been teaching adults since 2017.