Welcome to NOLA Aikido

A Martial Art of Peace for Every Body in New Orleans


Our Mission…

is to share the art of Aikido with children and adults in New Orleans and beyond, helping people to experience more peace, fitness, and well-being in their lives, and to do so without discrimination with regards to gender, race, creed, or sexual orientation.


The Benefits…

of practicing Aikido include:

  • self-defense
  • strength
  • cardio-vascular fitness
  • flexibility
  • balance
  • stress reduction
  • mindfulness
  • core training
  • interpersonal skills
  • creative conflict resolution
  • community
  • fun!

How Do I Begin?

You are welcome to come observe any class or try a free Aikido basics class and find out for yourself what Aikido practice is like and how it can help you meet your fitness and wellness goals!

We are also always happy to speak with you by phone or email.  Feel free to contact us with any questions you might have.