Shobu Aikido of the Berkshires was founded in 1997 by Satoru Sato Sensei in Great Barrington, MA. Sato Sensei 6th Dan, studied Aikido with William Gleason Sensei from 1985 to 1996 at Shobu Aikido of Boston. In 1993, Sato Sensei returned to Japan for six months to study with Takeda Sensei at Shonan Aikido Kenkyu Kai.
Aikido is a martial art which was created by Morihei Ueshiba (1883-1967). Aikido training purifies the body, mind and spirit.
**Traditional Memorial Day Seminar, May 23 & 24 at the Dojo with Bill Gleason Sensei**