Yuko lived in Japan, U.K., USA and Middle East before settling in Hong Kong. She started her career in the fitness industry as an aerobics/aqua fitness instructor and personal trainer in Bahrain (Middle East) after she received training in U.K., USA, Japan and Australia.. She came to know Pilates after she moved to Hong Kong. It did not take a long time for Yuko to fall in love with Pilates. She started as a Pilates enthusiast and moved on to become a Pilates instructor. Her goal is to share her wonderful experience of Pilates with people from different cultural backgrounds and different walks of life. Yuko is Polestar Pilates certified Mat/Allegro/Studio instructor as well as a Pilates Method Alliance certified Pilates instructor. She is also a certified Gyrotonic and Gyrokinesis Level 1 instructor and Certified Personal Trainer (NASM).