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Mrs. Shimabukuro has an Associates degree in Dance Technology, Bachelor of Arts degree in Dance and a Masters degree in Physical Education. She is currently based in Oceanside, CA and is a certified 500 E-RYT  with Yoga Alliance. She received her 200 hr level 1 Hatha instruction from Byron Yoga Centre in Australia and her 300hr training from Cloud Nine Yoga in Kauai. She is a Stand Up Paddle Yoga Master Instructor, and has received continuing education in Advanced Thai Yoga Massage, and Reflexology. She is a full time teacher at San Clemente High School, teaching PE/yoga,  College Career and Advantage Dance courses, and International Baccalaureate Dance. In addition, she is an associate faculty member at MiraCosta College Kinesiology, Health and Nutrition Program. In 2010, she created a stand up paddle yoga curriculum for grades 2-12 as well as  university courses. She has had the opportunity to present her curriculum at several physical education conferences.  In 2017 she was a sup yoga instructor at Wanderlust, Squaw Valley. In 2018 she was a sup yoga presenter at Wanderlust, Whistler. In 2019 she was a sup yoga instructor at Wanderlust, Stratton.  She is the founder of Namaste SUP a free global community that brings stand up paddle yoga enthusiasts from around the world together

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