Dance, Physical Education, Yoga, & Stand Up Paddle Yoga Instructor
As a health and wellness educator my teaching philosophy aligns with Amari's mission statement; to empower my students of all ages, and levels the importance of living and leading healthy, and active lives. I promote confidence and strength, I live AMARI.
Mrs. Shimabukuro has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Dance and a Masters degree in Physical Education. She is currently based in Oceanside, CA and is a certified 500 RYT with Yoga Alliance. She received her Hatha instruction from Byron Yoga Centre in Australia. She is a Stand Up Paddle Yoga Master Instructor, and has received continuing education in Advanced Thai Yoga Massage, and Reflexology. She is a full time teacher at San Clemente High School, teaching PE/yoga and International Baccalaureate Dance. Mrs. Shimabukuro is also the dance program director. In addition, she is an associate faculty member at MiraCosta College Kinesiology, Health and Nutrition Program. In 2010, she created a stand up paddle yoga curriculum for grades 2-12 as well as university courses. She has had the opportunity to present her curriculum at several physical education conferences. She is the founder of Namaste SUP a free global community that brings stand up paddle yoga enthusiasts from around the world together.