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  Ki Society
Ki Society was founded by Koichi Tohei[?] in 1971, while he was still the head sensei at the Aikikai Hombu Dojo.
Ki Society, or Ki no Kenkyukai, reflected Tohei Sensei's differences with the Aikikai, and his own emphasis on developing the concept of Ki.
The style taught by the Ki Society is often called "Ki-Aikido".
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ki/Ki_Society.html   (69 words)

 Ki Society - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Ki no Kenkyukai (氣の研究会), often called Ki Society, is an aikido organization founded by Koichi Tohei in 1971, while he was the chief instructor at the Aikikai Hombu Dojo.
At the Ki Society, Tohei envisioned a place where Ki could be taught to students of all ages, including the handicapped and infirm, and also to those incapable of Aikido practice.
The style of Aikido taught by the Ki Society is often called Ki-Aikido.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ki_Society   (313 words)

 Ki-Aikido - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ki is a Japanese word meaning Life Force, which is conceptually related to the Chinese Qi and is of great importance to the way in which Koichi Tohei's style of aikido is taught.
In 1971 he established the Ki no Kenkyukai to teach the principles of Ki and Unification of Mind and Body, outside the aikido framework.
Other things which characterise Ki Aikido are the use of kiatsu massage and taigi, the latter of which is a series of aikido techniques performed to a set time by two people.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ki-Aikido   (649 words)

 Virginia Ki Society - Ki Aikido
Ki Aikido, developed by Master Koichi Tohei is a style of Aikido emphasizing the role of Ki energy in the performance of aikido techniques.
For example, Ki breathing is a type of meditative exercise in which one breathes in through the nose, inhaling deeply, then releasing the air in a relaxed manner through the mouth, making a "hhhhaaaaaaa" sound as the air is expelled.
Ki Breathing may be done in any position; the best position is when sitting seiza (kneeling).
members.tripod.com /~jakarta_aikikai/ki1.htm   (917 words)

 St. Louis Ki Society - About Saint Louis Ki Society
The Saint Louis Ki Society is incorporated in the state of Missouri as a non-profit educational institution.
Ki Society training began in St. Louis in the summer of 1979 with Saint Louis native William Reed.
The Saint Louis Ki Society was incorporated in 1989 as a nonprofit educational institution to foster the continuation of Ki Society instruction in the St. Louis area.
www.stlki.org /about_us.shtml   (752 words)

 Ki Society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Ki Society is a commonly used name for the aikido organisation, whose correct name is Ki no Kenkyukai - "aikido with mind and body unified".
The organisation is also known as the Ki Research Society, and the style of aikido is often referred to as Ki-aikido.
Ki Society was founded by Koichi Tohei in 1971, while he was still the chief instructor at the Aikikai Hombu Dojo.
www.faqfolio.com /faqfolio/k/ki/ki_society.html   (100 words)

 The British Aikido Board - Association History
The British Ki Society is the official branch in the UK of the Ki Aikido Headquarters, Japan.
The British Ki Society was established in 1976 and organises annual seminars conducted by Senior Instructors from the Headquarters in Japan.
The Coaching and Grading Syllabus at the Ki Society Headquarters includes the practice of Ki Development, Ki Meditation, Ki Breathing, Kiatsu and Ki Aikido and is closely followed by the British Ki Society.
www.bab.org.uk /associations/british_ki_society.html   (177 words)

 St. Louis Ki Society
In our practice, ki is understood as a sense of connection and motivation that is enhanced by calmness and relaxation.
Koichi Tohei Sensei, the founder of Ki Society International, used and further developed this training first to teach better Aikido, and later as a direct way of promoting physical and mental health.
Ki Development demonstrates how a calm mind and a relaxed body are sources of strength.
www.stlki.org /about.shtml   (790 words)

 KI Society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
IMAC ki society is a training certifying body devoted to the investigation of internal energy known as ki,with sole purpose to bring recognition, development and deployment of ki energy as a source of force, motion and power both on the physical and psychological levels.
IMAC ki society presents a formalized study of ki, its effects and efficient use.
Ki is the fundamental energy that ties, sustains and propells all creative forms together both seen and unseen.
www.aikijujitsu.com /ki1.htm   (237 words)

 Ki Society International   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Ki Society International was established in 1971 by Koichi Tohei, 10th dan in Aikido.
The Ki Society aims to lead many people in practice of mind and body unification by making them aware of their own natural power.
The Ki Society is dedicated to fostering happy, healthful lives, helping people strive to build a more peaceful society, nation and world.
www.easternkifederation.com /ki_society_international.htm   (183 words)

 Ki Society H.Q.
Ki Society H.Q. The Ki Society was founded by Koichi Tohei who has been studying Ki and Aikido for the vast majority of his life.
Ki society offers you various seminars and courses to study Ki principles for your life and work.
The word 氣(Ki) is a combined meaning of the universe and limitless expansion.
www.ki-society.com /english/renew/ki_001.html   (245 words)

 George Simcox Sensei - Virginia Ki Society
This approach requires that the practitioner be calm and relaxed in order to respond effectively to the energies of the attacker and to utilize his or her skill.
Ki training is the path to meeting the performance objectives of Aikido.
Koichi Tohei, founder of the Ki Society International and last Chief Instructor appointed by O'Sensei, found that, by employing a few simple principles which he developed during his teaching of others, he could speed the development of Ki awareness within students and show them how to improve the flow of Ki energy in their body.
houstonkiaikido.org /vks.htm   (417 words)

 Oregon Ki Society - Aikido - Salem, Oregon
The Oregon Ki Society is a nonprofit educational service organization established in 1974 to spread Ki Principles, Kiatsu, and Shin Shin Toitsu Aikido as taught by Master Koichi Tohei.
Ki principles and Shin Shin Toitsu Aikido have been taught by the Ki Society in Salem since 1981.
Ki Development - Increase your potential, acquire energy for growth and development, and develop a positive and successful attitude.
www.open.org /~okssalem   (841 words)

 Brighton Ki Society
The UK Ki Federation is affiliated with and recognised by the Ki no Kenkyukai HQ Japan.
The names "Shin Shin Toitsu Aikido", "Kiatsu" and Tohei Sensei's calligraphy of Ki have been officially registered as names and trademarks of the Ki Society.
Ki No Kenkyukai HQ list of Official Ki Societies.
www.kisociety.org.uk /dojos/brighton.asp   (205 words)

 Philadelphia Ki Society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Philadelphia Ki Society is the local chapter of the
The purpose of the organization is to teach Aikido and Ki development.
All ranks given by the Ki Society are recognized worldwide.
dolphin.upenn.edu /~aikido/pks.html   (195 words)

 The Kansas Ki Society Webpage
The Kansas Ki Society (KKS) is a not-for-profit organization.
Our Ki development classes are designed for people who want to utilize Ki energy and mind and body coordination in daily life, but who may not have any interest in martial arts.
The Kansas Ki Society is a not-for-profit organization that does not discriminate based on gender, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, physical ability, or sexual orientation.
www.idir.net /~demian/kks   (221 words)

 Ki no Kenkyukai (Ki Society International)
The Ki Society was established in l97l by Koichi Tohei.
Its purpose is to teach the principles of Ki, which are the foundation of Aikido Arts, and which show the way to coordinate and unify mind and body in daily life.
There are many people, including the elderly, the sick and the weak, who do not care to throw or be thrown by an opponent, and yet want to learn how to relax and how to unify their minds and bodies.
www.aikido-duisburg.de /tohei/knk_hq_info_e.htm   (486 words)

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Thus, the Yama Ki Bonsai Society was born.
Three months after the formation of the group, in September, 1973, the Society participated in two garden shows, the first of what was to become a tradition of being requested to and participating in all appropriate area shows of note.
The measure of the importance Yama Ki has played in the community over the years may be assumed from the press coverage received, particularly that covering the major shows and exhibits staged by Yama Ki.
www.yamakibonsai.org /yama_ki_history.htm   (1385 words)

 Ki and Aikido in Calgary with the Calgary Ki Society
The Calgary Ki Society is a registered non-profit society established in 1974 to spread Ki principles and Shin Shin Toitsu Aikido as taught by master Koichi Tohei, Founder of Ki Society International.
The Northwest Ki Federation is headed by Calvin Y. Tabata.
The Calgary Ki Society is a family oriented organization which encourages the inclusion of all its members in functions and events.
www.calgarykisociety.com   (529 words)

 Northern Virginia Ki Aikido   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Virginia Ki Society was founded in 1974 when a small program in the Virginia suburbs of Washington DC was established by William (Kirk) Fowler.
The Virginia Ki Society was incorporated in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the early 1980's as a non-profit (501c 3) corporation.
As an Authorized Society within the Ki Society International, the Virginia Ki Society operates under the rules and regulations promulgated for overseas societes which establishes minimum requirements for testing and advancement.
www.vakisociety.org /merrifield/aboutdojo.html   (303 words)

 AikiWeb Aikido Information: Spiritual: The Value of Ki Study
During these classes I heard little mention of Ki as such, although the Hawaiian Sensei did use the term from time to time and I had read "The Arts of Aikido", "Aikido in Daily Life" and "What is aikido?", all by Koichi Tohei when he was Chief Instructor of Hombu Dojo.
Under Ki Society training I learned how to redirect the force of the Shomenuchi without getting the bruises and, by not directly opposing the force of the blow, but rather redirect it, I could use uke's excess energy to move uke into a favorable position for a pin.
We Ki Society folks just have a slightly different take on what we are trying to do with our art than some of the others on this list.
www.aikiweb.com /spiritual/simcox1.html   (947 words)

 St. Louis Ki Society - New Communities Venture
We were inspired by work being done by Chicago Ki Society with foster children, and encouraged by words of support we received from current and former students during our anniversary celebrations.
The Saint Louis Ki Society is taking Ki Society teachings to groups that have not typically had access to or knowledge of this training in the past.
Saint Louis Ki Society is working to develop partnerships with other organizations and establish permanent, diversified public and private funding sources.
www.kiforums.org /new_communities.shtml   (410 words)

 Ki no Kenkyukai (Ki Society International)
And during the time of Hawaii Ki Society, we had many good years of training together and learning together, and of course we were led by all five of these Sensei, who were very highly developed and fine teachers.
He told me that he was going to dissolve all the Ki Societies in Hawaii, and we would now have a new organization called the Hawaii Ki Federation in which all dojos are equal throughout Hawaii, with one Chief Instructor, Christopher Curtis.
But to live in that society was not such a comfortable thing, because it was so limited in terms of personal freedom.
www.aikido-duisburg.de /curtis/hkf_sem_12_04.htm   (8630 words)

 Blue Ridge Ki-Aikido: About Our Dojo
Blue Ridge Ki Society is an affiliate of the Midland Ki Federation under Chief Instructor Koichi Kashiwaya Sensei.
Blue Ridge Ki Society (formerly Blue Ridge Ki-Aikido) was founded by Jonathan Doner in 1991.
At the same time, ki development has introduced to me to a whole set of concerns and challenges that have become as important to me as the more physical aspects of the art.
www.blueridgekiaikido.org /about-dojo.html   (475 words)

 Cardiff Aikido - Pontypridd Aikido - Ki No Kenkyukai.co.uk
We run two Ki Aikido dojos in Cardiff and Pontypridd, these dojos are directly registered with the Ki No Kenkyukai headquarters in Japan.
He is the founder of the Ki No Kenkyukai (Ki Society) and Shin Shin Toitsu style Aikido.
In practise we use Ki exercises to unify the mind and body and then apply this co-ordinated state to our Aikido technique.
homepage.ntlworld.com /john.lock1/index.html   (256 words)

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The Oregon Ki Society (OKS) is a nonprofit educational service organization established in 1974 to spread Ki Principles, Kiatsu, and Shin Shin Toitsu Aikido as taught by Master Koichi Tohei.
All OKS instructors are certified by the Ki Society International and receive ongoing instruction to stay current and maintain certification.
The Oregon Ki Society is affiliated with both the Northwest Ki Federation, and the Ki Society International.
www.e-z.net /~kweek   (207 words)

 Welcome to Blue Ridge Ki-Aikido
Blue Ridge Ki Society, 750 Harris St., Charlottesville VA 22903, (434) 296-2454.
Blue Ridge Ki Society is honored to host a one-day seminar on Saturday, November 5th, conducted by Terry Pierce Sensei, Chief Instructor of New Jersey Ki Society.
Pierce Sensei holds the ranks of 7 th Dan in Ki-Aikido, Jo Den in Ki Development, and is a Ki Lecturer in Shin Shin Toitsu Aikido.
www.blueridgekiaikido.org   (299 words)

 Kansas Ki Society - Lawrence, Kansas, USA
The Kansas Ki Society provides training in Ki-Aikido and Ki Development through regularly scheduled classes for adults and children with special classes for elders and special populations.
Ki Development is an important aspect of all our classes and we have special Ki classes focused on Ki Development training.
The Kansas Ki Society is a not-for-profit, educational organization that does not discriminate based on gender, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, physical ability, or sexual orientation.
www.kansaskiaikido.org   (678 words)

 NQ Ki Society Aikido - About Us
This is then followed by a short lecture and Ki testing on one of the four principles of unification of mind and body.
Kiatsu (pressing with Ki) for self healing is taught and encouraged for members to practise on each other and members of their family.
I have been encouraging members to be particularly careful of their thoughts (Ki), inside and outside the Dojo, as it is our thoughts that determine our future, health, and happiness.
users.tpg.com.au /badzen/aikido/html/about_us.html   (557 words)

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