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Conferences > AIKI Extensions Thread for NCPCR 1999

Novices will experience how practices embodied in the "martial art" of aikido–"the way of connecting energies"–enhance healing, harmonious living, and conflict management in businesses, schools, and families.

Day One. Friday, May 28

Aikido Applications in Schools

  • 10:15–12:00 AE-1 Bill Leicht, Aiki Physical Non-violence: An Introduction for Newcomers
  • 2:00–3:45 AE-2 Chris Steerman, Teaching Conflict Resolution with Aikido in Elementary and Middle Schools
  • 4:00–5:45 AE-3 Gene Smith, Aiki Physical and Verbal Non-violence for Safety School Officers

Day Two. Saturday, May 29

Aikido and the Control of Violence

  • 10:15–12:00 AE-4 Donald Goodman, Aiki Conflict Work and Criminal Justice
  • 2:00–3:45 AE-5 Frederick Gear, Aiki Peace Center and Dojo: A Physical Non-violence Application
  • 4:00–5:45 AE-6 Bill Leicht, Non-violence through Linking Word and Movement

Day Three. Sunday, May 30

Aikido Applications in Business

  • 10:15–12:00 AE-7 Judy Warner, From Chaos to Center: New Approaches to Handling Conflict
  • 2:00–3:45 AE-8 Peter Schettgen, Aikido as a Conflict Management Tool
  • 4:00–5:45 AE-9 Phil Emminger, The Myth of the Business Warrior

Day Four. Monday, May 31

Body Harmony and Healing

  • 10:15–12:00 AE-10 Diana Bradley, The Alexander Technique and Internal Conflict Resolution
  • 2:00–3:45 AE-11 John D. Ogram, M.D., Postures of Violence: Using Aikido as an Aid in the Psychotherapy of Victims
  • 4:00–5:45 AE-12 Paul Linden, Ph.D., Overcoming the Effects of Past Violence: Body Awareness and Empowerment for Survivors of Sexual Abuse

Day Five. Tuesday, June 1

Body Awareness and Harmonized Energy

  • 10:15–12:00 AE-13 Wendy Palmer, Aiki Conscious Embodiment
  • 2:00–3:45 AE-14 Don Levine, Between Escalation and Harmonization: Alternatives in Conflict Theory and Aikido Practice

Concurrent sessions being offered by other AE affiliates/aikidokas

  • Friday, 10:15–12:00 Martha Levenson, Aikido: A Framework for Conflict Resolution for Young People
  • Saturday, 10:15–12:00 Steve McLaughlin, Growing Healthy Relationships
  • Saturday, 2:00–3:45 Tracy and Jaimie Lemon, Aikido: The Art of Peace
  • Saturday, 4:00–5:45 Steve McLaughlin et al., Roundtable on Healthy Relationships







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