Aikido Shuurin Dojo, LLC
Omaha's newest Aikido Dojo.

Events - Shuurin Dojo

Shuurin Dojo is extremely honored to host our first seminar with Sensei Randy Bonifay Aug 1 – 3, 2014.

Download our flier on our seminar info page.

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FRIDAY, April 18th 7-9 p.m.

Stony Brook Hy Vee Club Room

14591 Stony Brook Blvd

(144th south of Q)

Sushi, Sake, Japanese Beer, Wine & Spirits Tasting!

Details coming soon!

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We are please to announce for the forth year in a row,
Shuurin Dojo will be at the
7
th Annual Omaha Health Expo!

April 12-13, 2014.
Century Link Center.



We will have a booth Saturday and Sunday.
Please stop down!
Click
HERE for more information.
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Sensei Lloyd from Shuurin has been invited to teach at the
Friendship Seminar in Eden Prarie, MN
April 5 - 6, 2014.
Thank you Sensei Tristan!
Looking forward to the seminar.
Information
HERE.
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THREE YEAR ANNIVERSARY!

Shuurin Dojo will be celebrating our THREE year anniversary.
 Thursday April 3, 2014

We would like to thank all of our family, friends and supporters for making our first year an amazing success. Thank you all!

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Don't forget!

Classes start back on Monday January 6, 2014
for our annual Kigami Biraki, opening of the dojo
.

Same class times for adults and kids.

Small celebration to start the new year, then regular class.

Hope everyone had a great holiday! See you Monday.
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Shuurin will be having a Year End Celebration!

To congratulate the kids class on the recent Hope Drive
We will be having a pizza party Thursday Dec 19th.

December 19th will be the last class of 2013!
Join us Monday January 6, 2014 for our traditional Kagami Biraki
opening of the dojo!
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SHUURIN DOJO 3 MONTH SCHEDULE

    NOVEMBER 2013 

***All Month "Charity Drive"! (hygiene items)
Sensei Lloyd’s team vs. Sensei Claudia’s team!

4th Testing

6th Self Defense Any Time Fitness

9th Creighton University Self Defense

19th La Vista Rec Center Self Defense

25th Shuurin Thanksgiving Pot Luck
and Can Food Drive Winner Announced!

28th Happy Thanksgiving to you All!


DECEMBER 2013

Kid’s Class Aikido Demo at Nursing Home…Details T.B.A.

2nd  Testing

19th Christmas Party Shuurin

Christmas Break 20th – January 2nd


JANUARY 2014


6th No Testing, Kagami Biraki Opening Ceremony
at Shuurin followed by practice

9th Testing

23rd Self Defense Shuurin

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Shuurin Kids Charity Drive Contest!
The month of November!

Heartland Hope Mission is a faith based charity organization to help promote and provide self sufficiency for people in need.

They serve the working poor and low income families.

They are in need of hygiene items, diapers, diaper wipes, razors, feminine products, shampoo, conditioner, body wash, soap, toothbrushes and toothpaste.

Please bring items to kid’s class.
Winner will be announced at our Pot Luck.

May the best Sensei’s Team Win!!!
www.heartlandhopemission.org

** Update: It was a close contest, but in the end both teams did very well and a tie was awarded. Over 115 lbs of items were donated to the Hope Center. Well done!  We are very proud of our kids.  Thank you everyone!
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Shuurin Dojo will be having it's 3rd annual Fall Fellowship Seminar. Sept 28 - 29, 2013

Instructors include:

Soke Kevin Watson (5th Degree, Kaju Ryu Jujitsu, Omaha)
Sifu Tim Heuertz (5th Degree, Chi Chuan Kung Fu, Omaha)
Sensei Lloyd McWhirt (4th Dan, Aikido, Omaha)
Sensei Claudia Brown (3rd Dan, Aikido, Omaha)
Sensei Tristan Chermack (2nd Dan, Aikido, Minneapolis)
Sensei Neil Segal (4th Dan, Aikido, Iowa City)
Sensei Jamie Obrecht (4th Dan, Aikido, Lincoln)
Sensei Todd Roberts (3rd Dan, Aikido, Lincoln)
Sensei Wes Shockley ( Shodan Cuong Nhu, Omaha)
Sensei Mike Taylor (5th Dan, Aikido, South Bend)

$50 for both days.
$30 for Saturday  / $30 for Sunday.
$7.00 per session.

Download Flyer
HERE!

** Update: Awesome seminar! Thanks to everyone who participated.


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Shuurin Fun Run!


Shuurin and the
Omaha Running Club
will be having a Fun Run to help raise money to support DefenseProject 88's Women's Self Defense and Kid's Bully Defense Programs.  All proceeds would go towards giving free classes and workshops to individuals and small non profit entities that normally would not be able to afford these valuable classes.

What: 1 mile/ 5 K
When: Saturday, August 17th 2013
Where: Lake Zorinsky - Boat Docks
Time: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Cost: 1 Mile - $10 / 5k - $30
($20 and $40 after 1 Aug)

Registration HERE!
Course Map HERE!
Download Flier HERE!

Thanks to Peak Performance for helping us organize this event.

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Shuurin Dojo Summer Kick Off Party!

Join us Saturday, June 22nd

Zorinski Lake lot #4 for

FOOD, FUN, FISHING & PLAY

10 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Shuurin will provide burgers, hotdogs and beverages.

Please feel free to sign up and bring your

favorite dish to share.

Bring a swim suit as the water park will be open as well!

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Shuurin Dojo along with Defense Project 88 will be at 

CYCLEFEST Bike Safety Event


Sunday, May 19, 2013. 11 am to 3 pm.

Chalco Hills Recreation Area.
Come Check Us Out!
Click
 HERE for more information!
Click 
HERE for a fun color sheet!

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FRIDAY, April 19th 7-9 p.m.

Stony Brook Hy Vee Club Room

14591 Stony Brook Blvd

(144th south of Q)

Sushi, Sake, Japanese Beer, Wine & Spirits Tasting!


20 pieces of Sushi + Shumai, Gyoza, Edamame, Miso Soup + Asian Beer, Wine & Spirits

$40 per person 

$25 children under 12 


** What an amazing event!  Looking forward to more Sushi and Sake events in the future!

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We are please to announce for the third year in a row, Shuurin Dojo will be at the 6
th Annual Omaha Health Expo!

April 13-14, 2013.
Century Link Center.



We will have a booth Saturday and Sunday.
Please stop down!
Click 
HERE for more information.

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Shuurin has been invited to teach at the
Friendship Seminar in Eden Prarie, MN
March 22 - 24, 2013.
Thank you Sensei Tristan!
Looking forward to the seminar.
Information
HERE.

****  Update: What an awesome event! Lots of good energy and some great training!  Good to see some old friends and make some new ones.  Thanks Tristan! Let's do that again!

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Shuurin Dojo is teaching basic Aikido and Self Defense to
Ollie Webb students.
Classes are 4 weeks at Fast Forward Gym.
This is a unique program to enrich lives.
Contact Ollie Webb or Fast Forward for more information.
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Shuurin will be teaching a special
Women's Self Defense Class at UNO
January 9th at 8pm.
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Kagami Biraki
Welcome back to the New Year!
January 3, 2013.
Our annual New Year Celebration.
Small ceremony followed by regular class.
All are welcome to attend.
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Shuurin Holiday Break
December 21, 2012 - January 2, 2013
No Aikido classes.
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December 20, 2012
Shuurin Christmas party!
No regular Aikido class, just fun a fellowship.
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November 15, 2012
Shuurin Thanksgiving Pot Luck.
No Class, just lots of food!

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October 29th, 2012
Kids Halloween Party.
Come in Costume!

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SAVE THE DATE! 
 
FRIDAY, October 12th 7-9 p.m.
Stony Brook Hy Vee Club Room
14591 Stony Brook Blvd
(144th south of Q)

Italian Food Night !
This will be another fun night to taste some excellent Italian Food and
Beverages!


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Shuurin Dojo, LLC will be participating in the
Community Safety and Wellness Festival
Sunday October 7th 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Embassy Suites LaVista
12520 Westport Parkway
LaVista NE 68128

We will be demonstrating our Women's Self Defense classes, Children's Anti-Bully class, as well as our adult's and Children's Aikido Classes.

Come check out our booth!



More info
HERE!
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September Events
* Special Kids Bee The Bee workshop at Shuurin
Thursday Sept 13th at 6:30.

* UNL Women's Self Defense Sept 29.

* Shuurin will be participating in the Ramirez-Contreras Family Fundraiser Sept 29.
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Shuurin Dojo will be having a Fellowship Seminar.
Sept 8 - 9, 2012

Instructors include
Soke Kevin Watson (5th Degree, Kaju Ryu Jujitsu, Omaha)
Sifu Tim Heuertz (5th Degree, Chi Chuan Kung Fu, Omaha)
Sensei Mike Taylor (5th Dan, Aikido, South Bend)
Sensei Mike Penny (4th Dan, Judo, Omaha)
Sensei Lloyd McWhirt (3rd Dan, Aikido, Omaha)
Sensei Claudia Brown (3rd Dan, Aikido, Omaha)
Sensei Tristan Chermack (2nd Dan, Aikido, Minneapolis)
Sensei Todd Dodson (2nd Dan, Aikido, Platte City)
Kate Rexon (Shodan, Minneapolis)

PRE-REGISTRATION
$60 Both days / $45 Saturday / $30 Sunday
After Sept. 1st
$65 Both days / $55 Saturday / $30 Sunday
Kids Class FREE

Download official flier
here.

*** Update: This was an amazing event! I can not thank everyone enough for teaching and participating. Everyone had a great time!


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Shuurin Dojo LLC and Defense Project 88 will be having a Women's Self Defense class at Creighton University.
Friday June 1st at 3pm.
www.defenseproject88.com
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We are on TV!
WOWT Channel 6 Memorable May.
We did a news clip for Women's Self Defense.
Airs Thursday 5/17/2012 at 6am and 6:30am.
Well done Defense Project 88!!
Click 
HERE for story.
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Garage Sale Fundraiser the weekend of
May 3 - 5. Huge Success!

Thanks to everyone who contributed. 

Special thanks to Kirsten "Super K" McWhirt for all her efforts.
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                     Shuurin Dojo is a proud sponsor of

A Walk To Remember Fashion Show
a fundraiser for MS Forward

Thursday May 3rd

In the United States, there are approximately 400,000 people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Over 2.5 million have been diagnosed with the disease world-wide.

Please come out and support the show.
Click 
HERE for more information.


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** No Aikido class Thursday May 3rd
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SAVE THE DATE!

 

FRIDAY, MAY 25TH 7-9 p.m.

Stony Brook Hy Vee Club Room

14591 Stony Brook Blvd

(144th south of Q)

Sushi, Sake, Japanese Beer, Wine & Spirits Tasting!


20 pieces of Sushi + Shumai, Gyoza, Edamame, Miso Soup + Asian Beer, Wine & Spirits

$40 per person 

$25 children under 12 

After May 18th $45 adult $30 child

RSVP by May 18th to claudia@defenseproject88.com

** What an amazing event!  Looking forward to more Sushi and Sake events in the future!
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Monday April 23, 2012
Shuurin will be having it's 100th Aikido practice!

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We are please to announce for the second year in a row, Shuurin Dojo will be at the 5th Annual Omaha Health Expo!

April 14-15, 2012.
Century Link Center.

We will have a booth and demonstrations Saturday and Sunday.
Please stop down!
Click 
HERE for more information.

*** Another awesome event! Made some great contacts and was great to see some old friends. Thanks everyone.

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Shuurin Dojo along with Defense Project 88 will be at 

CYCLEFEST Bike Safety Event


Sunday, May 20, 2012. 11 am to 3 pm.

Chalco Hills Recreation Area.
Come Check Us Out!
Click 
HERE for more information!
Click 
HERE for a fun color sheet!
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ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY!

Shuurin Dojo will be celebrating our one year anniversary.
 Monday April 9th
6pm - 8pm
No regular class.
Everyone is welcome.
We would like to thank all of our family, friends and supporters for making our first year an amazing success. Thank you all!

*** We are truly thankful for such a wonderful family! Sensei Claudia and Sensei Lloyd were overwhelmed with everyone's participation and generosity. The cards and the gifts from the kids and everyone else were amazing. Thanks to Kirsten "Super K" for being a fabulous hostess and providing an awesome spread!
Thank you, thank you, thank you everyone!
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*** SPECIAL EVENT!
Shuurin Dojo along with Defense Project 88 will be holding a seminar at the Hy-Vee at 7910 Cass Street .  Saturday March 10th, 9am - 3 pm. Two Women's Self Defense Classes and two Be the Bee Bully classes.

8:45 am - Meet and Greet. Donuts and Coffee
9:00 - 10:00 am - Be The Bee Kid's Bully Class
10:00 am - Meet and Greet. Donuts and Coffee
10:15 - 11:45 am - Women's Self Defense
12:00 pm - Meet and Greet. Beverages and Appetizers
12:15 - 1:15 pm - Be The Bee Kid's Bully Class
1:15 pm - Meet and Greet.
Beverages and Appetizers
  1:30 - 3:00 pm - Women's Self Defense

Sponsored by Shawn Benge from State Farm



http://www.shawnbenge.com

Click HERE for more information.

*** Some great classes! Eveyone had a great time.
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Shuurin Dojo along with Defense Project 88 will be teaching a Women's Self Defense Class at St. Margaret Mary this Sunday January 15th. Wish us luck!
** Update: Teaching the Girl Scouts is always fun. Even the moms got into it.

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Shuurin Dojo along with Defense Project 88 Will be performing a Women's Self Defense Class at Weight Watchers West Omaha.

Sunday December 4th at 9am.

*** Update: Was a lot of fun! People seemed very interested and motivated. Well done DP88.
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Congratulations to Shuurin Dojo!
Named Business of the Month
by Anytime Fitness.
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By popular demand!

New Be the Bee class scheduled at Shuurin Dojo
Learn how to deal with a Bully
    Thursday December 15th 6:30pm - 7:30pm
    Cost is $5.00 per child for non-members.
    Open to all kids and ages! 
    Bring your family and friends!
*** Update!  Lots of kids attended. Great class. Looking forward to doing it again.

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Women's Self Defense Classes!

Tuesday November 22nd at The LaVista recreation Center.
** Update: the first of many good classes scheduled for LaVista.

Saturday December 17th at Fast Forward Gym.
Click Here for more information.
*** Update: Well done! We will be having these classes monthly.
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Save The Dates

Sept 17th - Kids Demo at Granville Retirement. 11:30, followed by pizza!
** Update: Was a great time. The residents enjoyed seeing the young kids performing.

September 23 - 24, Shuurin Fall Fellowship Seminar
** Update: The seminar was amazing! Thanks to all who helped out and thanks to everyone who participated.

October 9th - Nebraska Safety Day
** Update: The event was a huge success. Thanks to all who helped in the booth and those who participated in the demonstration.

October 27th - Kid's Halloween Party
** Update: Ha ha ha! See our pictures! It was a blast!

October 31st - No kid's class. Adult class will be held.
*** That was fun!

November 21st - Shuurin Thanksgiving Pot Luck. No class.
*** Awesome! Thanks for everyone who showed up with thier families. The food was great and it was fun to hang out with everyone.

November 24th - No class. Thanksgiving.

December 19th - Shuurin kid's class Christmas party. No kid's class.

December 19th - Adult Practice 7:30 - 8:30 followed by holiday party.
December 19th (Last class for 2011)
** Update! Happy Holidays everyone! See you back on January 5th.

January 5, 2012 - Kagame Biraki! First class of 2012!
*** Update: Yeah 2012! Great time! Had some new students show up and some old friends as well.

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SHUURIN LOCK IN!
Date Night for Parents!
Party night for kids!

Drop off the kids for movies, pizza, and fun!
Friday October 14th
6 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Shuurin Dojo
8802 South 135th Street

$30 for one child
$25 for second sibling
$10 for each additional sibling

Ages 4 - 12

Contact us for additional information.

** Update:  Fun! Fun! Fun!  Thanks to all the kids who showed up and for everyone who helped out. We'll do this again soon!
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Shuurin Dojo is proud to host our first
Fall Fellowship Seminar
Saturday September 24th
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Click here
for more information. 
Register today.
$45 Early Registration
$10 Kid's Class
$25 Half Day.

*** Update: An amazing seminar! Thank you to everyone who helped in the planning process and to those who participated. Maybe we'll do it next year?    

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Shuurin Dojo, LLC will be participating in the
Community Safety and Wellness Festival
Sunday October 9th 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Embassy Suites LaVista
12520 Westport Parkway
LaVista NE 68128

We will be demonstrating our Women's Self Defense classes as well as our adult's and Children's Aikido Classes.

Come check out our booth!

*** Update: A great success! Thank to everyone who helped out. The demonstration went well. The kids did an awesome job and I think everyone enjoyed our Women's Self Defense portion.
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Pick up the new 
Spartan Coupon Magazine!
Shuurin Dojo, LLC has an add on the last page. 
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We are very excited to start teaching MS - Aikido!

We will be teaching Aikido to MS Patients at the MS Forward Gym.
10:am - 10:30 pm Wednesdays at the MS Forward Gym.
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Shuurin Dojo wil be on
The Morning Blend!

KMTV - Omaha's Morning show

Set your DVRs for Friday July 15th from 9am - 10am!

*** UPDATE - The show was a huge success!
(video)

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Shuurin Dojo will be participating in the Boys Town Wellness Extravaganza!

Wednesday July 27th
10am - 2 pm
Stop by and check us out!

** Update: We had an awesome time and made some great connections!
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July Defense!

Women's Self Defense

**  July 16 - Courtney's Grillhouse,
ABM Festival.
**  July 19 - University Nebraska Omaha

Be The Bee

** July 12 - Girls Scouts

-- Update: Some great classes! Lot's of good energy. Thanks to everyone who participated.
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WE ARE MOVING!!!

New Location:
8802 South 135th Street
Omaha, Nebraska 68138
(map)

First Class at the new location tentatively Thursday July 7th.  Same days and times apply.

Things are moving rapidly! Please call or email with any questions.

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****  Defense Project 88 in association with Shuurin Dojo, LLC are shooting a short film this Saturday June 25th at Opperman's Pub, 144th and F Street behind Charlie's On The Lake. The place is set from 1:00 - 4:00 pm, with non-alcoholic beverages being served during the shoot. There is a wrap-up party after filming at 4:00 pm. Dress in evening attire, as if you were going out on a Saturday night. The shot this Saturday is part one of the film and we need people to be extras to fill the pub. Please invite all your friends and family to help fill the pub! Should be a great time.

If you do plan on going please let Claudia know.
claudia@defenseproject88.com

** Update - The filming was a huge success! More videos are planned in the future.  Thanks to everyone who helped out, being movie extras and volunteering their time.


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Women's Self Defense is now being offered at two locations!
        Classes are now being scheduled for June 18th! 
        Sign up today!

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**** Shuurin Dojo participated in the Sports Expo at the Quest Center
June 18th - 19th.

** Update - Thank you to everyone who helped make this event a great success!

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**** Shuurin Dojo participated in the Omaha Health, Wellness, and Fitness Expo. Omaha Civic Auditorium - in the Mancuso Convention Center and 
April 30th - May 1st

** Update - Thank you to everyone who helped make this event a great success!