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    a division of Arete Press lives! And so does Susan Perry!  Finally...4 years after the death of her partner, she is waking up! 

    About Us

    Historical Update

    Many changes have taken place since the inception of as a shop for Aikido Today Magazine. The magazine published successfully for 20 years (100 issues) and closed in 2005. 

    Hard copy back issues will be made available soon! Currently a CD of all copies exists for sale (see products).

    Connections... was the publishing arm of many Aiki efforts founded by two energetic professors: the late Ronald Rubin and Susan Perry.

    Arete Press, the first of their institutes still exists (as does

    Aiko Institute, a non-profit educational institute, now offers classes in Aikido, Philosophy and Zen Brush.


    Bright Moon Studio is the creation of Susan Perry who has long offered aikido mountain training and zen brush classes (and artwork)!

    Watch these spaces!

    I want Susan Perry's newsletters, basement tapes and announcements!

    Featured Products and Workshops

    New products are coming soon!