Welcome to the online home of Appalachian Ki Aikido, affiliated with the Eastern Ki Federation and Appalachian State University. We practice Shin Shin Toitsu Aikido each Monday and Wednesday. We would be happy to have you join us.
"There is no conflict in the Absolute Universe, but there is conflict in the relative world. If we unify our mind and body, become one with the Universe, and practice its principles, others will follow us gladly.
Do not say that this is a world where we must struggle to live each day. The true way to success is exactly one and the same as the principle of non-dissension, and that is the way to peace."
-- Koichi Tohei Sensei
"Let us have a universal mind that loves and protects all creation and helps all things grow and develop. To unify mind and body and become one with the universe is the ultimate purpose of our study."
Four Major Principles to Unify Mind and Body
- Keep One-Point
- Relax completely
- Keep weight underside
- Extend Ki