aikido

"a wonderful perspective that challenges us to meet aggression with harmony, and see it as an opportunity to evolve"

Youth program

"We strive to introduce the elements of harmonious interaction, creative conflict resolution, and positive confidence in oneself"

Yoga

"a process of self-discovery and exploration beyond what we think we already know"

uchideshi

"Within the framework of Aikido training, yoga, meditation and discussion the uchideshi steps on a path of their own self discovery and self expression, freeing themselves from conditioned patterns."

meditation

"it is possible to discover a natural state of being, free from the definitions of personal history, limited self image, and future projection"

Welcome

Thank you for visiting us here, we are a full time Aikido dojo located in Montreux, Switzerland.


We are committed to being a support for the awakening, transformation and evolution of the human individual, our society and the global community.
By offering the path of Aikido, the practice of Yoga, and the approach of Meditation, Aikido Montreux aims to give the student the clear perspective, skills and techniques for self discovery and transformation. The program places the emphasis on bringing this development into all levels of life and community, integrating these new experiences into who we are and how we live.
Upcoming events
Jul
7
Sun
Quaker meeting
Jul 7 @ 12:00 – 14:00

Do you live in the intention of SIMPLICITY? NON-VIOLENCE? Telling the TRUTH?

Creating and supporting COMMUNITY? A world of EQUITY? ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP?

Are you someone who forges your own spiritual path? Are you comfortable asking yourself the big questions of life? Are you a seeker?

If you answer yes to any of these questions, consider exploring Quakerism with us in a meeting in silence followed by fellowship, discussion, tea and coffee

 

At the dojo in Montreux

Jul
29
Mon
EAC Summer Intensive
Jul 29 @ 06:30 – Aug 3 @ 18:00

You are welcome to join our annual EAC Summer Intensive 2024.

 

We will be hosting a number of inspiring teachers: Dave Goldberg, Durward Burrell, Marco Rubatto, Ray Butcher, Peter Fankhauser, Julia Geissberger, Jo Theys, Antony Martinez, Josef Jurgens, Heidrunn Hoffmann, Salvatore Ligama, Rinske Gotink, Marie-Aude Mayor and Patrick Cassidy.

 

Our Intensive starts Monday morning (July 29th) and finishes with a day seminar on Saturday (Aug 3rd).

We have spaces at the dojo for 15 people to stay, so let us know asap if you need lodging at the dojo.

The intensive will include weapons, meditation, Aikido taijitsu, mobility training, Aiki Combat Improv, Yoga, and group inquiry dialogue. Schedule is arriving soon!

Fee for the event: 300 CHF/before July 1st, 350 CHF after. Food/lodging/bbq costs will be extra.

Join us for an amazing exploration and celebration! Registration at info@aikidomontreux.com

Aug
31
Sat
Aikido Seminar with Bjorn Saw and Patrick Cassidy
Aug 31 @ 11:00 – 17:00

Join us for a day seminar with our dear friend Bjorn Saw coming from England and Patrick Cassidy at the dojo in Montreux.

BBQ party after the event at the dojo.

Fee: early bird CHF 80.- before July 31st, CHF 100.- after

 

registration: send us a mail at info@aikidomontreux.com

Sep
1
Sun
Quaker meeting
Sep 1 @ 12:00 – 14:00

Do you live in the intention of SIMPLICITY? NON-VIOLENCE? Telling the TRUTH?

Creating and supporting COMMUNITY? A world of EQUITY? ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP?

Are you someone who forges your own spiritual path? Are you comfortable asking yourself the big questions of life? Are you a seeker?

If you answer yes to any of these questions, consider exploring Quakerism with us in a meeting in silence followed by fellowship, discussion, tea and coffee

 

At the dojo in Montreux

Sep
27
Fri
Aikido meets Dance: Being in Motion
Sep 27 @ 19:00 – Sep 29 @ 14:00

Join Kirstie Simson and Patrick Cassidy for a passionating weekend exploration.

 

the seminar will be held in Aikido Unlimited Uster

 

for registration and more information click here

What others say about us:

Our instructors

Patrick Cassidy
 
Patrick Cassidy
6th Dan / Head instructor
Durward Burell
 
Durward Burell
5th Dan / Yoga instructor
Mitchy Ogata
 
Mitchy Ogata
3rd Dan / Yoga instructor
Marie-Aude Mayor
 
Marie-Aude Mayor
3rd Dan / Yoga instructor

Questions

Don’t hesitate to contact us here at Aikido Montreux with your questions and comments. We are in the midst of creating a new internet presence and your patience is appreciated. We are excited by our new evolution and are looking forward to a creatively expressing our work in new ways.