Aikido of Truckee

The way of Harmony with life-energy &

The non-violent resolution of conflict

True victory is self victory"..........This is the true spirit of Aikido

Aikido training is now available in Truckee

The Teachers:

Kahlil Johnson has been studying Aikido since 1989. She was drawn to the practice after taking a class “psychology of conflict and it’s resolution” at University of California, Santa Cruz and has been training ever since. She hold the rank of San Dan (3rd degree Black Belt).

Kahlil has trained and taught at many different dojos for the last 20+ years under the guidance of Linda Holiday Sensei at Aikido of Santa Cruz. She is the senior teacher at The Aikido of Truckee Dojo.

Born & raised in Truckee, Kahlil has recently returned to her home town to pursue her other passion of designing and creating unique leather bags and accessories. She is a member of the Riverside Studios arts cooperative next to The Squeeze Inn in Historical Downtown Truckee.

Sally Jones has been studying Aikido since 2004 & holds a Ni Dan (2nd degree) black belt. She was introduced to Aikido while taking a Leadership course at Strozzi Institute of Embodied Leadership in Petaluma CA.

“ I was hooked the first time I saw the grace and flow of Aikido.”

“The lessons from training Aikido continue to help me deal with all kinds of situations that come my way everyday. I have a new way of dealing with stress and handling conflicts. Whats more -my skiing has improved, and I am much stronger in a more efficient and powerful way”

Sally started her Aikido under Douglas Dale in Tahoe City & now studies with with Richard Strozzi Heckler at Two Rock Aikido in Petaluma. Sally’s teaching skills are known to many in Truckee through her cross country ski coaching, and her work with the Auburn Ski Club.
Sally is also a Strozzi Institute Certified Master Somatic Coach and Bodyworker– She works with clients from all over the country helping them to reconnect with life goals & balance. (

She is excited to share her new learning with friends in Truckee.

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