Dojo Karate and Yoga Classes


More information on Dojo Classes


Starting June 1st

In order to attend classes in the dojo, you must have received at least one Covid Vacine shot.
Masks will be optional for students that are fully vacinated.

Starting July 1st

All students must be fully vacinated to maintain their membership with Midwest Karate of St Paul.
Masks will no longer be required.

We will not require proof of your vacination, however, anyone caught lying about their vacination status will be subject to a lifetime ban from the dojo.

Social distancing

Beginning June 1st, we will no longer social distance in our classes.  We will resume basic forms of kumite at the same time.  We will also make the changing rooms available again at this time.  Showers will not be available until July 1st.

Reservations are optional, but recommended.  We are expanding our class sizes and eliminating the social distance requirements.  However, we will still limit the size of each class.  It is recommended that you reserve a space in the class ahead of time. We reserve the right to cancel classes that do not have any pre-registrations.

Our online reservation system can be found here: Class Reservation System

Air filtration system:  We will continue to use our air filtration system.

Bring your own water:  The water dispenser is no longer available.  Please bring your own water or other drinks to the dojo.

Live Streaming will continue.  We will continue offering Live Streaming classes for the foreseeable future.

Pay Dues online.  To pay your dues, go to Dues payment page

Make a donation.  This has been a difficult time for us at Midwest Karate.  We appreciate all the support you have given us over the past year.  If you would like to make a donation to help support the dojo, go to Donation page

Midwest Karate Association St. Paul

762 E 7th Street
St Paul, MN 55106
(651) 771-7901

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