Meet our teachers

Coding Instructors

Hunter is a Computer Science major from Ottawa, Canada. He is an enthusiastic teacher, has a passion for coding, and loves to share his knowledge with young learners. In his free time, he volunteers as a soccer coach and while in high school he did volunteer work with special education students.

Jeremy has 17 years of programming experience, and 4 years of mentoring other programmers. He has a rich teaching experience, has taught children of different ages and levels, His lessons are clear, lively, and interesting.

Math Concepts k-5 Instructor

Mrs. Joyce, Ph.D. in mathematics, has been teaching for more than 20 years, has taught many mathematics courses, and has diverse experience in teaching mathematics. Mrs. Joyce’s series of courses will help children develop observation skills, analytical skills, and comprehensive application of knowledge skills, and ultimately improve children’s mathematical thinking skills.

Breakdancing Instructor

Jay, a Professional dancer, and choreographer has participated in many individual and group dance competitions. Has performed in many theatrical performances such as The Nut Cracker, Peter and the Wolf, and Halloween Spectacle. 11 years of experience in teaching dance. Co-founder of Rising Starz Crew in St. Louis. Founded the dance team Marquette Madcap Militia in Michigan, upper peninsula.

martial arts instructor

Shifu Mei

Han Mei, also known as Shifu Mei by her students, is a 6th degree black belt and 7 time National Wushu champion. She comes from North-East China. She trained in the art of Wushu, also known as Kung Fu, since age 6. She began professional training at the age of 12 when she was accepted into the Liaoning Province Professional Wushu team, China. And later at age 15, she joined the National Chinese Wushu Team. She competed on the regional and national levels winning many professional martial arts championships. Most notably, she won 1st place in the 10th annual National Games. 

After graduating from Beijing Sports University as a certified coach she returned to the Liaoning Province team, in Shenyang China, as Head Coach. She coached her team at various national and international competitions.

She has over 12 years of comprehensive martial arts coaching experience training professional martial arts athletes to compete in international competitions.

Certificates

Training Focus

Emphasis on the development of confidence, discipline, physical and mental strengths

Traditional hand forms and weaponry

Competition Taolu, Long Fist, Southern Fist & Tai-Chi

Competition Weaponry: Broadsword, Staff, Spear, Tai-Chi Sword, Southern Broadsword, Southern Staff, etc.