Body & Blade Fitness: 1st Class FREE!

  Body & Blade is a fun and playful workout that is open to everyone! Channel your inner warrior with sword cuts, strikes and blocks for a unique physical challenge. Using a bokken – the traditional Japanese practice sword, you will move through a total body workout that incorporates core strength, cardio-training, balance and mental […]

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We Are Open Tonight! Iaido & Aikido Classes as Scheduled for 12/12/17

The roads around the dojo are clear. Brian Mizerak Sensei will not make it to teach us tonight, with the distance he travels and the possibility of the roads freezing around 9:pm tonight, we have decided to skip his regular  second Tuesday visit this month. We look forward to seeing Brian Sensei on the second […]

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No Classes on Thursday 11/23/17

Rivertide Aikikai is closed on Thursday 11/23/17.  Our regular schedule resumes Sunday 11/26/17: Schedule All are welcome to observe our classes and ask questions. Sunday Family Style ages 4+, Kids ages 8-12: 9am Adult Aikido: 10:00am-11:15pm Iaido: 11:45am-12:45pm Monday Kids’ Family Style ages 4+: 4:45-5:45pm Adult Aikido: 6:15pm–7:30pm Tuesday Iaido: 5:30pm–6:30pm Adult Aikido & Jo: 7:00pm–8:15pm […]

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Final Fourth Friday Community Sound Bath of This Year

Your last chance to catch the Fourth Friday Community Sound Bath this year! Join professional sound healer Lavender Suarez at the beautiful Rivertide Aikikai dojo in Catskill, NY for an hour of healing music and gentle guided meditations. By donation $5-$30 Please bring a yoga mat and/or blanket to lie down on for comfort. You’re […]

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Second Tuesdays at Rivertide with Wandering Sensei Brian Mizerak

On the second Tuesday of every month Rivertide Aikikai welcomes all aikidoka to attend a special class with: Wandering Sensei Brian Mizerak has been practicing Aikido since 1983 and has been an instructor since 1987. He holds the rank of 6th degree black belt and is a Shidoin, USAF certified instructor, He trained originally with Irvin Faust […]

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Rivertide Aikikai Closed Sunday 10/01/17

Kids and Adult classes in Aikido and Iaido are canceled for Sunday 10/01/17. Arielle Sensei, Patrick Sensei and a couple other Rivertide members will be attending a special seminar in Montreal featuring Yoko Okomoto Sensei from Japan, in her first seminar on the East Coast. […]

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Community Sound Bath Every Fourth Friday

Community Sound Bath with Sound & Energy Healer Lavender Suarez Find mental and physical harmony every month with this improvised meditative concert that supports states of deep relaxation where stress release healing can occur. A gentle yet powerful experience! No previous meditation experience necessary. Every fourth Friday of the month, from 6 PM – 7 PM […]

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Family Movie Night at Rivertide Aikikai

Free! Family Movie Night at Rivertide Aikikai. We will be projecting “Kubo & The Two Strings”. Open to everyone. Bring snacks, pillows and blankets and get comfortable right on the Aikido mats! We’ve got the popcorn (and carrot sticks)!   […]

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Sunday Schedule Change

We wanted to give you all a shout to let you know that we are making some slight changes to our Sunday morning class schedule: • The Family Style ages 4+, and the ages 8-12 Kids’ Classes will be merged and will be held at 9am. • The adult aikido class will be held at […]

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Water Walk for Life: Catskill Potluck Dinner and Gathering

The Water Walk for Life, a 13 day/170 mile prayer walk, intends to connect communities along the Hudson River Valley, land held sacred by many, and raise awareness of the threats to our shared water. On Sunday July 30, the Peace Walkers will be landing in Catskill, NY, where we will be hosting a gathering […]

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