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Locations in downtown Chicago, Oak Park, and After-School Programs • Events and seminars for students and families


Convenient location and discounted parking • Beautiful training space • Flexible class schedule • Public transportation nearby


Classes for adults and kids (ages 4 and up) • Experienced instructors • Family Discount • Great workout for mind, body and spirit


Classes to energize and de-stress • Build awareness and calm • Traditional martial arts values: Self-control, discipline, humility, respect

Important Dates

View our calendar of Events to see what is coming up at Enso.

  • July 24: Friday Fun Night

    Kids (ages 6+) are invited to the dojo for a Game Night, and will have their choice of board games and card games. Bring your favorite games or Pokemon cards if you like. We’ll have lots of tables set up, some music playing, and pizza! Learn more and register.

  • July 25: Beach Training

    Beach Training at 31st Street, 9:30amBeach Regular classes at the dojo will not be held during this date.

  • August 21-23: Adult Retreat Weekend

    This fun and stress-free weekend of karate training, exercise and bonding is designed for Enso’s adult karate students (all ranks aged 18+) and will be held at the Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles. Learn more and register.

  • August 24 - 30: Summer Break II

    No karate classes during this break.

  • Aug 31: Start of Fall Session

    Intro A begins for new students.

  • Sept 4-7: Labor Day Holiday. No karate classes.

    No karate classes scheduled during this holiday break.

Enso Tai Chi

Developed over centuries in China, Tai Chi is a low-impact, sophisticated series of movements that can bring significant benefits to your physical, mental, and emotional health. Practiced slowly, Tai Chi systematically works all the body’s tissues, moving, stretching, and opening parts areas that have become stiff or closed from stress or lack of use. Plus, Tai Chi is fun to do!

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Red Tricycle Award

With 236,777 votes, Enso Karate wins Red Tricycle’s 2013 Totally Awesome Award for Most Awesome Kids Sports Class.