SiJie Jan Katz

Tai-Chi Instructor

Sijie Jan Katz is a senior student of SUN SHEN Tai-Chi Founder Master Sang Kim. She holds a black belt in Aikido, which she has been studying for 37 years, and is trained in the Japanese sword (Bokken), staff (Jo) and knife (Tanto). Her teachers include Kyoshi Kevin Blok of Aikido Canada/Yoshinkai and the late Sensei Takashi Kushida (z”l) of Aikido Yoshokai. She graduated from Concordia University with a BA from the Haab School of Business and an MS in Organizational Leadership. SiJie retired from performing symphonic choral music, now she enjoys singing for her husband, three cats and neighbors passing by her garden.

Alexis Neuhaus