Haruno Shannon (Yamazaki)
Haruno is a top ballet dancer, trained by master teachers in classical ballet and contemporary dance at the School of American Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, Chautauqua Institute of Dance, Ballet School of Stamford, and Greenwich Ballet Academy. She has performed as a principal and prima in several productions all over the world. She has lived in New York for most of her life and is a native English speaker, only having recently moved back to Tokyo to join the team at Tokyo Physio. Haruno began Pilates and yoga during her years in study for injury prevention and rehabilitation. She became a certified Romana’s Pilates instructor at the True Pilates Studio in New York City under Romana Kryzanowska and Sari Meija- Santo and has been a sought after instructor in New York and more recently in Belgium, working in some of the world’s top pilates studios. She is also a trained and skilled massage therapist, specialising in oil based aromatherapy and remedial massages.