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Melissa Bell Sensei - Seminar (Apr 7-9, 2023)

Please join us in welcoming Melissa Bell Sensei back to Bond Street Dojo for a dynamic Aikido experience to jump start your Aikido intentions for 2023. Aikidoka of all ranks and affiliations are welcome!

Melissa Bell Sensei (5th Dan) is the Chief Instructor of the 12th Street Dojo in Sarasota Florida. She began her training at the Aikido Shobukan Dojo in Washington D.C. under Mitsugi Saotome Shihan and other instructors including Patty Saotome Sensei and Frank Bell Sensei. In addition, she has received the honor of the Ueshiba Juku designation from Saotome Sensei. Her cross-training has included Shotokan Karate (Shodan) under Rick Hotton, Sensei. She has taught at the #ASU Summer Intensive in Washington D.C. and the ASU Winter Intensive in Florida and regional seminars across the country.

Please bring your Bokken and Jo.


FRIDAY, April 7th

5:30PM Registration

6:30 – 8:30pm Keiko  稽古

SATURDAY, April 8th

10:00 – 12:00pm Keiko  稽古

12pm – 2:00pm Traditional Bond Street Dojo Brunch 2:00pm – 4:00pm Keiko  稽古

SUNDAY April 9th

9:30AM Registration

10:00 – 12:00pm Keiko  稽古

$100 for pre-registration (full weekend)


Demonstration photos and video clip of Melissa Bell Sensei

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