Spiritual Explorers

AIKIDO: The Art of Peace

Japan - a country of timeless wonder and mystery. The deep spirituality of the Japanese has captured the hearts of many explorers in the past. The journey to uncover the essence of the Japanese spirit, begins.

Aikido is a relatively young martial art that promotes harmony and wellbeing. There are no competitions in Aikido; no winners or losers. Students work together in pairs, helping each other learn and improve. What is the essence of this harmonious martial art? In search of answers, our spiritual explorer visits a dojo in Kyoto Prefecture founded by Okamoto Yoko, a master with many years of experience teaching Aikido abroad.