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Coach Saiko

She loves to get to know each client as a whole, and create the program that works for each individual without ego, pressure, or negative social influences. You can always find her at the gym, either interacting with walk-in people, coaching her clients , lifting or rolling, behind front desk, or cleaning the mats. Gym is her passion and her way of life. When she is not at the gym, she is fully committed being a mom of 3 amazing human beings and 2 pitbulls, and a wife who is spoiled by her husband, or working on her new songs.  She loves to travel internationally and domestically.

Her credentials include:
  • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Purple Belt under Eric Kolesar
  • Certified CrossFit Level 1 Trainer
  • IKFF Certified Kettlebell Teacher Level 1
  • IKFF Certified Kettlebell Teacher Level 2 (
  • Ketacademy Level 1 &2 Kettlebell Instructor Certified
  • Kettlebell Sport Gold Medalist at World Kettlebell Sport Federation Championship June 2022, Maia, Portugal . (16kg Snatch at 52kg weight class)
  • Produced 2 Master of Sports Athletes and 12 Candidate of Master of Sports as a head coach at K2 Kettlebell Club
  • Host for US Nationals for IKO World League Kettlebell Sport Competitions from 2017-2019
  • Certified Judge at World Kettlebell Sport Federation (WKSF 2022)
  • Youth Program Representative at World Kettlebell Sport Federation (2022-2028)
  • Judge at International Kettlebell Marathon Federation (IKMF) (2022)
  • Board Member of American Kettlebell Lifters Union (2022-2023)
  • President of the American Kettlebell Lifters Union (2023)
  • US National Kettlebell Sport Team Member, AKLU, (2022, 2023)
  • B.A. Degree in English Literature, College of Saint Elizabeth, New Jersey
  • Certified Bikram Yoga Teacher (2004)
  • Certified Power Yoga Teacher under Bryan Kest (2005)
  • Yin Yoga Teacher Training under Paul Grilley (2006)
  • Iyengar Yoga Training in Mumbai, India (2008-9)
  • Certified Pre-Natal Yoga Teacher under Colette Crawford (2009)
  • Certified Instructor The Face Yoga Method by Fumiko Takastu (2014)
  • Notary Public (Washington State)
  • End of Life Doula
  • Bilingual in Japanese and English

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