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New York City Aikido conducts its classes in midtown Manhattan at Pearl Studios, located at 500 Eighth Avenue (between 35th and 36th Streets), on the 4th, 12th or Penthouse floor (general number for Pearl 212-904-1851). See our Schedule for further room assignment information. (Note that Pearl also maintains studios across the street at 519 Eighth Avenue.) This location is very proximate to Penn Station, and is within close walking distance of various neighborhoods: Chelsea, Garment District, Flatiron, Murray Hill, Times Square, Port Authority, Hell’s Kitchen, Clinton, to name a few. It is easily accessed from all points in Manhattan — Upper West Side, Upper East Side, midtown and downtown.
Pearl Studios is a vibrant location, providing rental space for the performing arts. Numerous acting, dance and music classes, auditions, and rehearsals run throughout the day. It is also the home of a variety of yoga and martial arts practices, including multiple styles of karate, kendo, kung fu, krav maga, and internal practices such as I Liq Chuan / Zhong Xin Dao, tai chi and ba gua.
Pearl Studios is easily accessible by MTA and other public transportation — bus, subway or train — from points in the five boroughs (Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and Staten Island), Long Island and New Jersey. Pearl is located steps away from the A, C and E subways, NJ Transit, LIRR and Amtrak (34th St. Penn Station, 8th Avenue and 35th), a couple of blocks away from the 1, 2 and 3 subways (34th St. Penn Station, 7th Avenue and 34th), and the B/D/F/M and N/Q/R subways, and PATH (34th St. Herald Square Station, Broadway/6th Avenue and 34th). The crosstown M34-SBS and M34A-SBS bus lines are a block south (34th St. and 8th Avenue), and the 42nd street subway stops are also a short walk away.
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