Anastasia Shuba

Anastasia “Nastia” Shuba (nidan) began her Aikido training in 2005 and received her nidan from Matsuoka Sensei in 2016. With over a decade of experience, Nastia is our youngest instructor. She enjoys researching new training methodologies and how other martial arts (namely BJJ and Kali) can be used to enhance Aikido.

Nastia is a PhD candidate in Computer Engineering at the University of California, Irvine and you can find her professional page here.