Pathway to Harmony, Inc.

Uniting Mind, Body, and Spirit to Accomplish Goals - Academic, Professional, and Personal

Pathway to Harmony, Inc., a not for profit created in 2006 to address the issues of stress, apathy, frustration, anger, and violence that have a profoundly negative impact on our communities; and to motivate youth and adults to enhance their quality of life.



Read a brief description of each program, click on the highlighted area to get a full description. Our programs are specifically designed to be of benefit to all participants, especially youth and adults at risk from stress related to school, family, work, finances, personal relationships, peers and their social environment.



The Pathway to Harmony Aikido Program is a life skills and self defense program designed to teach students how to unify their mind, body, and spirit (will) to accomplish academic, professional, personal, and defensive goals; help students gain greater control and balance/harmony over there lives through the use of martial arts and meditation; help students minimize stress in their lives; increase their self-esteem and confidence; and, help students develop skills that can help them improve their quality of life. Read More


Pathway to Harmony Aikido Summer Enrichment (PHASE) is a full day character and leadership development program. In PHASE, youth engage in activities that teach non-violent conflict resolution skills, restorative justice, patience, respect, team work, leadership skills, civic responsibility, nutritional health, and intellectual competitiveness. They are exposed to a variety of educational and cultural forums, such as museums, libraries, and theaters, as well as, a variety of people with diverse backgrounds, skills, and passions. Read More


Pathway to Harmony Aikido Youth Development (PHAYD) is a smaller version of the Pathway to Harmony Aikido Program but taught off site at schools, social agencies, community centers, and churches. It can be formatted or tailored for use as an extra-curricular school or agency activity related to life skill development, violence prevention, leadership development, stress management, anger management, exercise or self-defense. Like the Pathway to Harmony Aikido Program, PHAYD is designed to be beneficial to all participants. PHAYD can be set up for the general public or it can be modified to address the issues of a small group of at risk youth. For more information contact us at 773-720-4100.  Read More


The Pathway to Harmony Stress Buster Program is an exercise and meditation program. The goal of the program is to provide participants with the opportunity to take a brief hiatus from the stresses of life, learn how to manage stress and develop a healthy life style that can enhance their quality of life. Youth and adults will enjoy the combination of Aikido, Tai Chi, and Qi Gong light exercise, stretching, breathing meditation, and information. This class is designed to help participants relax, loosen tense muscles, enhance coordination and balance, develop good posture, proper breathing, promote good blood circulation and wake up the energy centers of the body.  Read More


The Pathway to Harmony Healthy Eating and Exercise Program is a special program designed to increase youth and adult awareness regarding good nutrition and the importance of developing healthy eating habits and exercising regularly. This wellness program is done in collaboration with Advocates for Community Wellness, Inc., a faith-based health promotion and disease prevention organization; Greg'O: A personal Chef Service; or Chef Ramona of Chef in the Hood. Participants in the program have fun learning:

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The Pathway to Harmony Financial Literacy Program is designed to familiarize youth and adults with money and its use. Participants will learn about banking, finance, and the use of credit. Our goal is to teach youth how to manage their money and make it work for them. Upon completion of the program youth will have a working knowledge of where money comes from, how it works, checking and savings accounts, credit cards, credit scores, payroll and payroll deductions, 401 K, scholarships, grants, loans, taxes, and other areas related to the use of money. Youth will have fun learning through interactive conversation, group projects, and games that help them develop an entrepreneurial spirit.  For more information contact us at 773-720-4100.  Read More