certificated yoga instructor, reiki master and sound healer.
Hiko was born and raised in Osaka, Japan with buddhist family. She started practice yoga 9 years ago when she moved to NYC, and recieved her 200h Yoga teacher training at Jai Yoga Arts in early 2013 and started to teach right after. She currently finished Anatomy and body functioning study course at Yoga 216. Her style of teaching is alignment focus vinyassa with anatomical knowledge and using the sound healing technique for meditation.
Hiko is also a musician, playing in several bands in NYC. She has been back to play classical piano and studying Dalcroze/ Eurythmics method ( theraputic music education through the physical expression, movement, improvisation with spirituality) at Lucy Moses School.
As a sound healer, she studied and got a certification at Sound Meditation Institute with several teachers and techniques including singing bowl, tuning fork, medicine melody with ethno musicologic aspect.