Our Team | スタッフ紹介

MEET OUR TALENTED TEAM

 

Gillian Hudson (STEAM)

 

Gillian is from London, UK and is a passionate educator and early childhood music education specialist.

She is deeply committed to education, and loves learning and discovering new worlds of interest. In her free time Gillian enjoys playing guitar and ukulele, making toys and crafts, and playing boardgames with her two young daughters.

Gillian’s music classes include: Light vocabulary, dancing, chanting, singing, book reading, playing with instruments

 

ジリアン・ハドソンは英国ロンドン出身。

情熱的な教育者であり、幼児音楽教育のスペシャリスト。
教育に対してひたむきであり、自らも学ぶことを愛し、常に新しい興味関心への扉を大きく開いている。

時間のある時にはギターやウクレレを演奏し、おもちゃ作り、クラフト制作、そして2人の娘たちと一緒にボードゲームなどを楽しむ。

クラスの特徴:音楽を楽しむ。(単語、ダンス、チャンティング(詠唱)、音楽絵本、楽器)

Meilani Takaki (Cultural Performance Arts/ STEAM)

 

Meilani Takaki is from Honolulu, Hawaii and will be introducing World culture through Performing Arts.            

With over 25 years of dance experience in different genres, Meilani has a strong passion for educating our youth through music, dance and diverse cultural traditions.

Meilani has worked at Tokyo Disneyland for 3 years and is an annual MC & performer for Pokémon festivals as well as a participant in Tahitian competitions. During her free time, Meilani enjoys designing clothes and costumes, trying new foods and restaurants and watching Dragonball. 

Meilani's performance art classes include:
World Culture studies: light vocabulary & geography, dances, music, and customs crafts/games

メイラニ・タカキはハワイのホノルル出身。25年間のダンス経験を活かし、パフォーマンスアーツを通して子供達に様々な文化や音楽に触れてもらい、多様性の大切さを学んで欲しいと活動中。

東京ディズニーランドでの3年間の勤務経験の他、毎年行われるポケモンフェスティバルやタヒチダンスの大会などで司会やパフォーマーとしても幅広く活躍している。趣味はファッション、フード。

クラスの特徴:世界中の文化について学ぶ。(単語、地理、ダンス、音楽、工作、ゲーム)

Maria Custodio (Martial Arts)

 

Maria is from Philippines. 

She has a third-degree black belt in Taekwondo and has won several national competitions as a teen. She is also a certified Taekwondo instructor in Philippines and have taught classes for kids.  

She is a proud mother of two kids. Her hobbies include reading, dancing and doing sports.

Maria's martial arts classes include: martial arts discipline, kicks and punch, and stretching.

マリア・カストディオはフィリピン出身。

テコンドーの3段黒帯保持者で、学生の頃には複数のコンペで入賞。母国では指導者としての資格を持ち、子供達にテコンドーを教える経験を持つ。

現在は2人の子供の育児に奮闘中。趣味は読書、ダンスとスポーツ。 

クラスの特徴: 礼儀・ マナー、武道(基本の動き)、ストレッチ

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Aisling Cook

(Yoga / STEAM)

Aisling is from Glasgow, Scotland. She is a professional dancer and Pilates & Yoga instructor.

Prior to her move to Japan, Aisling worked as a ballet dancer in London for nearly 10 years, both performing and choreographing extensively. In addition, she has been teaching Pilates, Yoga and dance as well as working in dance education. She enjoys sharing her passion in dance and movement, and is continually developing and evolving her teaching practice.

When not on the mat or in the studio; Aisling enjoys travelling, movies and eating out.

Satomi Takei (Administration)

 

Satomi is from Fukuoka, Japan. 

She moved to Canada after graduating from a university in Japan and worked as a student counselor at a local NPO. Through her exposure to meeting people with diverse background, she became interested in early bilingual education and teaching.

After returning to Japan, she followed her passion of teaching by obtaining a certification to teach Japanese while working at an international law firm and at Kyushu University. Her hobbies include traveling, eating, and yoga.

福岡出身。カナダ留学中は学生カウンセラーとして働き、NPO法人や国際映画祭のインターンも経験。帰国後は国際法律事務所、国立大学で働く一方、教える仕事に魅力を感じて日本語教師の資格を取得。

カナダでのイマージョン方式によるバイリンガル教育に興味を持ち、個人的に研究を進めている。

現在は保育士の資格取得のため勉強中。趣味はヨガ、旅行、食べ歩き。