Grandmaster Hirakawa has an extensive knowledge of the martial arts, including dan rankings in Karate, Aikido, Judo, Iaido and weaponry. His studies in the martial arts span more than 30 years and include over 23 years of teaching in the United States. After receiving certification as a Taichi master, Grand Master Hirakawa founded Tenshin-kai in 1994.
|Kids 4-7 yrs||16:50-17:50||16:50-17:50||16:50-17:50|
|Kids 8-9 yrs||17:45-18:30||17:45-18:30||9:10-10:00|
|Kids 10-12 yrs||17:20-18:10||17:20-18:10||9:10-10:00|
|Juniors 13-17 yrs||19:30-20:30||19:30-20:30||10:00-10:50||11:00-11:50|
|Adults 18 yrs & up||19:30-20:30||19:30-20:30||11:00-12:30||11:10-11:50|
We offer 45 minute private lessons for kids with our instructor Renshi Akemi.
Renshi Akemi Mayeda began training with Grandmaster Tenzan Hirakawa of Tenshin-kai Taichi and Karate in 1990. She has a 4th degree black belt in karate. Her Axl Dojo Taichi branch was formed in 2004.
Start your day three days a week by joining us in beautiful Palisades Park, Santa Monica for early morning tai chi. This class is open to all — not just students from the dojo.