Sifu Jamie Balster
Serenity Dojo Tai Chi
Sifu Jamie began learning martial arts at the age of seven, and began instructing others at the age of 10. By grade six, she had earned her 1st degree black belt, and then her 2nd degree black belt in her early teens. Sifu Jamie started her career in martial arts studying Tae Kwon Do, and then began training in Shorin Ryu in 2005, Honto-Seishin-Ryu in 2006, and Internal Boxing (Tai Chi) in 2011. Sifu Jamie worked security for kick boxing events for eight years, and is first aid and CPR certified. She is currently studying Iron Crane Internal Boxing with Shizu D.M. Hurst. She has also earned black belts in Honto Seishin-Ryu (2nd Degree) under Sensei Chris Balster, and Matsubayashi-Ryu (1st Degree) under Sensei Mark Winkeler. In addition to teaching Tai Chi, Sifu Jamie leads the Kid's Phoenix Kempo Karate class as well.