Sifu Michelle has been training since 1990 and currently holds the rank of 5th degree black belt in Kajukenbo Kung Fu, 2nd degree black belt in Aikido and 1st degree black belt in Aikibojitsu (The art of the staff) . She also brings many years of yoga, Chen Style Tai Chi, Shaolin Kung Fu and a twenty-plus year meditation practice to the training floor.
She incorporates many aspects of these styles in her teaching along with an emphasis on body connection, body mechanics, flow, awareness and connection to others.
Sifu Michelle’s love and joy of training and teaching in the martial arts is infectious and obvious to those who take classes from her.
To improve the quality of people’s lives through awareness, discipline, consciousness, and empowerment.