It's all about your personal growth.

Explore our website to find out more information about Aikido, our school, classes, instructors, and philosophy, and to find out how this art can help you enjoy life more fully.

Aikido has the power to change your life. It will start you on the path to unite your mind and your body. While learning a practical method of self-defense, you will develop your innate power and begin to achieve harmony and peace.

If you are interested in pursuing this defensive art then Philadelphia Aikido is the place to get started. If you would like to visit, please contact us in advance so that someone will be available to show you our school and to answer your questions.

*If you are interested but not sure where to begin, please email us and check the calendar on our News and Events for the next Workshop dates.


FULL MEMBERSHIP entitles you to attend unlimited classes, potentially a class every day.
Members can choose which classes fit into their schedule best. It is recommended that new
students attend 3 or 4 classes a week, including at least one class a week with Cecelia Sensei.


  • Monthly $115
  • Quarterly $300
  • Yearly $1,000


We ask for a minimum 2 month commitment to give a the art a chance. $230 plus optional $60 uniform = $290.


The first family member pays full price. All other family members join at half price.


For aikido students from other dojos visiting us, there is a mat fee of $15 per day. Frequent visitors may purchase a 5 day pass for $50.


When offered, a starter course consisting of 4 classes costs $49.


Uniforms are not required for beginners. However, most students want to have their own uniform right away. They cost around $60, but are subject to market fluctuations.


There are fees associated with rank promotions. These fees are paid to Kokikai Headquarters in Japan, ranks are recorded and certificates generated from there. The costs are nominal for lower ranks and are higher for black belt tests.


Throughout the year Kokikai holds special events, workshops, camps, seminars, etc. Attendance is not required, but enthusiastically encouraged. There are costs associated with these events and vary according to what is offered.

Philadelphia Aikido 3901 Conshohocken Ave. Philadelphia PA 19131
Call us at (215) 275-5727 or email us