B.Sc. Oriental Medicine, A.Sc. Social & Behavioral Sciences
Certified Integrative Health Coach
Certified Seifukujitsu Practitioner
Shizumi is co-owner of the Hikari Ryuza Center, where a group of doctors and professionals specialize in health and wellness coaching, nutrition, martial arts fitness, and holistic healing with the ancient Japanese healing art Seifukujitsu. She is the head health and wellness coach at the Center, helping clients lose weight, get in better shape and improve their dietary and lifestyle habits. She attended the Health Coaching Program from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition, where she studied over 100 dietary theories, practical lifestyle management techniques, and learned innovative coaching methods with some of the worlds leading health and wellness experts, such as Deepak Chopra, Dr. David Katz, Director of Yale University’s Prevention Research Center, Dr. Walter Willett, Chair of Nutrition at Harvard University, and many other medical professionals at the top of their field. In addition, she is a certified Seifukujitsu practitioner, and has a Bachelor in Oriental Medicine and an Associate in Social and Behavioral Science.
Co-Owner and Teacher, Hikari Ryuza Center®
Shichidan (7th Degree) Hikari Ryuza Bujutsu®
Lakan-Isa (1st Degree) Senkotiros Arnis
Professor Shizumi is an accomplished Martial Artist, holding a Shichidan (7th degree black belt) in Hikari Ryuza Bujutsu® and a Lakan-isa (1st degree black belt) in Senkotiros Arnis. She has been training with Senior Grandmaster Crimi for twenty years, and is now co-owner and operator of the Hikari Ryuza Center in Penn Valley, CA. Along with her teacher and Hikari Ryuza Center® co-owner Dr. Crimi, Shizumi volunteers for the community as a DT Instructor (Defensive Tactics) for Grandmaster Crimi’s POST (Peace Officer Standards and Training) certified defensive tactics courses, teaches classes for Nevada County’s volunteer deputies and retired law enforcement, and teaches Women’s Self Defense course (Hikari Ryuza Fujin Goshin No Maki®), which has trained over 1,000 women. In 2001, the United World Martial Arts Federation awarded her Outstanding Sensei.