Aikido in Jukara

Jukara offers aikido classes on 6 days every week in Vantaa near Helsinki airport. We have classes for all levels, from beginners to advanced practitioners.

Dojo Location

Our dojo is located in Rajatorppa, Vantaa, only 10 km from both Helsinki city center and Helsinki airport.

Address: Rajatorpantie 25
By public transport: The closest train station is Myyrmäki; the dojo is ~10 min walk from there. Also several bus lines pass near the dojo. See HSL time table for more information.
By car: These is some parking space in front of the dojo. If full, parking is also possible at the nearby Energia Areena sports complex.

The dojo is located underground in a cold war era nuclear bomb shelter. Front door is kept locked; please arrive in time so that someone can let you in, or contact us beforehand to get a PIN code that opens the door.


People new to aikido can start at any time in our beginner’s classes on Wed and Sat. These classes are suitable for both adults and children (over 7 years)


Visitors practicing on other aikido dojos are welcome to all of our classes. See our weekly schedule below. We do not charge a visitor fee.

Weekly Schedule

Day Time Instructor Class type
Mon 20.00 – 21.30 Jani Advanced
Tue 18.30 – 20.00 Auno Basic aikido
Wed 07:00 – 08:00 Jani Advanced
Wed 18.30 – 20.00 Juha L.
Thu 18.30 – 20.00 Ismo Advanced
Sat 09.30 – 11.00 Juha S. Basic aikido
Sat 11.00 – 12.30 Juha L
Sun 10.30 – 12.00 Risto Advanced


We arrange several aikido seminars every year. Some of the internationally known instructors who have visited us regularly include Franck Noël (7th dan), Takeshi Yamashima (7th dan), Hiroshi Ikeda (7th dan), Kaname Ariga (6th dan) and Gaston Nicolessi (6th dan).

For more information in English please follow our Facebook page.

More Information

Harri Kaimio +358 40 740 9682, harri (at) Auno Mäkinen + 358 44 906 3710, auno (at)


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