Visiting the New York Aikikai
The New York Aikikai welcomes all visitors with all levels of experience. Whether you are new to aikido or you are an experienced
aikido student and thinking about becoming
a member, please don’t hesitate to visit us, observe classes and ask questions.
For visitors affiliated with another dojo
either in the United States or abroad, daily
or weekly mat fees will give access to
unlimited classes during that period.
The New York Aikikai is located at 142 West 18th street between 6th and 7th avenues, in Manhattan’s Chelsea area, with convenient access to major subway lines. The dojo is half block away from the 1 line and only a few blocks from 2, 3, A, C, E, F, V, L lines.
Monday – Friday
6:30 am – 8:30 pm
Saturday – Sunday
8:30 am – 2:30 pm
Mat Fees Mat fees are applicable only to visitors who are currently an active member of another aikido dojo besides the New York Aikikai. We ask that visitors bring their respective kyu or dan books with them. If a student is not ranked it is considered proper etiquette to bring a letter of introduction from the head instructor of the dojo the student belongs to.
Contact Us If you need more information please email or call us during business hours and we will be glad to assist you.
142 West 18th Street,
New York NY 10011