Roots is an all inclusive Dojo. No matter if you a beginner or a more experienced student, Roots will welcome you and make sure you find a comfortable place in the group. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us.
Roots Dojo is located on Denman Island, BC, Canada (Sla-dai-aich).
To get to Roots you will need to take the Buckley Bay ferry from Vancouver Island to Denman Island. For the ferry schedule, click here.
Once you have crossed the 10 minute ferry ride, turn right on Denman Road until you see the Roots sign; if you have passed the fire department, you are about 200m to far. Once you are up the driveway, the Dojo is on the left along with another sign.
There is a map at the bottom of our Home page if needed.
Here are a few options for students wanting to reside on Denman Island while training at Roots;
  1. The GuestHouse (Dorms, private rooms and camping options)
  2. Multiple Bed & Breakfasts are located on Denman
The closest airport to Roots is the Comox Airport (YQQ). It is about a 30 minute drive from the Airport to the Buckley Bay Ferry. 

Denman Island offers a unique blend of tranquility and natural beauty. From beautiful beaches to our two lakes, there is plenty of sightseeing to do on Denman. The small community also enhances the island experience; there is no big stores, only a general store and a few shops with limited hours. 

Please beware of the seasonal fire restrictions and respectful to the wildlife of our beautiful island!