Tamami Nakashimada - chief Instructor of Shohei Juku Aikido Canada, a non-profit society promoting the defensive Japanese martial art of Aikido.
Tama Sensei holds 6th degree black belt and teaches Aikido at the Trout Lake Community Centre and three other locations around Vancouver. Tama Sensei is a passionate, inspiring, and energetic teacher who has positively influenced the lives of hundreds of adults and children. She has been teaching Aikido since her arrival in Canada in 1985, and at the Trout Lake Community Centre since 1990.
Tama Sensei Aikido teachings such as harmony and positive attitude, enables people from different age groups, cultures, educational and professional backgrounds to not only interact while building their physical strength but create a real community. The students of Tama Sensei truly represent the diversity of our city while establishing strong relationships that many compare to that of one’s own family.