Mardi Gras

Joseph GrimaldiApart from religion, one of the themes of Mardi Gras is a reversal of the social order.  Behind the anonymity of masks, the lower classes could tweak the wealthier, agrarian class without lasting consequence. More than a festival, Mardi Gras historically was a way to relieve social tension.

So what does this have to do with Aikido?

Come to the Wednesday and Thursday evening classes to find out.

And bring your beads.

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  1. Fun class! Very interesting to watch Lawrence teach…

    We even had a Mardi Gras kids’ class. They all wanted to teach Aikido games. So that’s what we did!

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