Nancy has been teaching different formats of zumba for more then 10 years. Nancy is also certificated to teach Cardio Kickboxing and other formats of Fitness. 

Norma Prieto  Fitness Specialist

 

Norma start her fitness career more then 20 years ago

She started with her Karate practice that took her to win 3rd place 

Shotokan Karate champion ship in Australia. From there she

started to get interest in a fitness career.  Norma is certificated

to teach different formats of Fitness including Kickboxing , step, Personal training, weight training, different 

format of Zumba and more.

Mehran Shahkar is an eighth-degree black belt (hachidan) and certified master instructor (kyoshi) of Uechi-ryu Karate-do with the Okinawa Karate Association, the preeminent standards board on Okinawa, Japan. He has been practicing Uechi-ryu for more than 45 years, with more than 30 years experience in teaching various martial arts and qi gong.

Mehran has been a member of the Okinawa Karate Association (Okikukai) since 1989. His instructor, Master Ahti Kaend, died in 2001. Mehran has continued his training under Master Tsutomu Nakahodo of Okikukai. Mehran was president of the regional organization Okikukai West from 2008 to 2012.

He is also a certified Group Fitness Trainer with Athletics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA,) certified fitness trainer, specialist in Senior Fitness, Exercise Therapy, and Certified Youth Fitness trainer with the International Sports Science Association (ISSA,)


Mehran was born in 1950 in Tehran, Iran. He has a Bachelor's degree in American Studies from Castleton University (formerly State College) in Vermont. 

Mehran began his Uechi-ryu training in 1971. He earned his shodan (first-degree black belt) in 1976. In additon to Uechi-ryu, he trained in Shotokan karate from 1976 to 1987, and was a member of the International Shotokan Karate Federation under Kanazawa Sensei. He has studied Shaolin under Dr. Y. C. Chiang and qi gong under Master Hui Liu of the Wen Wu School of Martial Arts.

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