Our Team | スタッフ紹介
MEET OUR TALENTED TEAM
Alyssa Hamilton (STEAM)
Alyssa is from United States.
She has fifteen years of experience in education. In addition to teaching English as a second/foreign language for numerous years in both public and private settings in her home state of Texas and most recently Oregon, she also has taught throughout Saitama and Tokyo.
Most recently, she has returned from the U.S. after earning her Master’s degree in Education from the University of Phoenix (Bachelor’s degree in English from Arizona State University). Specializing in the K-8 grade level range, She has been a proponent of connecting curriculum across the disciplines as well as integrating technology into the classroom to enhance concept learning acquisition as well factoring in the most important element of learning: individual learner styles.
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
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.
クラスの特徴： 礼儀・ マナー、武道（基本の動き）、ストレッチ
(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.