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Ki no Sato is located in Ichikai-machi in the Tochigi prefecture
degrees north, 140 degrees east. To the south is the home of the
Mashiko ceramics. Forests and fields occupy more than 60% of the
Ichikaimachi area (from the 1992 survey), providing a wealth of
natural features. The Tohei Institute building is also surrounded
kinds of trees.
The climate is that of the inland climate where the highest summertime
temperature is only 35 degrees. The greenery keeps the atmosphere
provides cooling shade. Also, in winter the lowest the temperature
is -10 degrees with some snowfall. It is an easy climate to live
Close to 400 years ago a historical event occurred on these grounds.
Edo period (1603-1868) the magistrate (Daikan) of these ancestral
lived in the family's mansion, which is preserved as it was in
days.This magistrate mansion is the family home Koichi Tohei Sensei,
where this he established the world-famous methods of Ki Principles
Ki-Aikido.Ki no Sato was opened adjacent to the mansion, making
use of its
environs and lineage.
When you arrive at Narita, take the Maronnier Bus Airport Liner
bus), which goes straight to Utsunomiya. It takes about three hours
costs 4,070 yen one-way. You do not have to reserve a seat, but
required to a ticket at the Keisei Counter near customs before
you get on
From Utsunomiya to Narita, you need to reserve the seat in advance.
Sato staff can arrange the reservation. Tickets are available at
stop in front of the Chisan Hotel.
When you come to Ki no Sato from the JR Utsunomiya Station train
station(across the street from the Chisan Hotel), take the bus
"Mizuhashi Keiyu Ubagai Iki" (水橋経由祖母井) or "Mizuhashi
Keiyu Haga Onsen
Iki" (水橋経由芳賀温泉) from bus terminal No.3 at the West Exit of
station. Get off at the "Kamiakabane" (上赤羽) bus stop
in front of the
7-Eleven store. It takes about 40 minutes and costs 820 yen one-way.
the bus stop you can find Ki No Sato. Bus Schedules change periodically.
Therefore,if you want to know the latest bus schedule, please contact
It costs approximately 6,000 yen from the East Exit of the JR Utsunomiya
train station. Ask the taxi driver to take you to Ki no Kenkyukai
Ichikai-machi, or show the following line:
市貝町の、氣の研究会 まで。 氣の研究会は、 花王石鹸の研究所の隣 です。
Ichikai-machi no, Ki no kenkyukai made. Ki no kenkyukai wa, kaou
kenkyujo no tonari desu.