Alberni Valley Aikikai was founded in 2017 as the daughter dojo of
English Bay Aikikai.
We are a member of the
British Columbia Aikido Federation and the Canadian
The CAF is dedicated to the teachings of Morihei
Ueshiba, the Founder of Aikido and is a member of the
Aikikai Foundation, Aikido World Headquarters (Hombu Dojo)
in Tokyo, Japan.
Sensei St. Germain began Aikido in 1980 at
Vancouver Aikikai under
He has received the rank of Godan (5th dan) and has been teaching at Granville Aikikai (now
English Bay Aikikai) for more than twenty years.
BH started practicing Aikido in 2010 at Edmonton
He joined English Bay Aikikai in 2012 and is
currently Shodan (1st dan).