1987 - 1998

Put Yuriko's heart into dancing classical ballet

Beautiful movements of ballerinas near her house enchanted her through the window. Then she began ballet and trained over 900 hours. 

In 1992, Don Quixote's Cupid role was appointed to her as a soloist, in which she was requested to dance the challenging choreograph totally the same with that of professional, although she was under the age of 10 at that time.

Upon the success of performing Cupid role, the school headmaster nominated her as the first candidate of Clara, the prima ballerina's role in Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker, which consists of 3 acts. 

2006 - 2007

Body tuning by Pilates

After Yuriko gave up dancing ballet, she felt the needs to tune-up her body. She gradually adjusted her muscle through the Pilates program provided by the ballet studio. 

2011 - 2013

​Intensive yoga training as well as deep relaxation

When Yuriko happened to experience yoga at the poolside of the beach resort, she felt her Chakra's presence. The Power Yoga became her favorite training to practice at home by making use of video materials. Also, the Yin Yoga practice every night has chilled out tension charged in her body.

2013 - 2016

Active performance of Indian/Roma dance as​'Ethno-Exotical Vaudeville'

Yuriko bumped into Bollywood dance and her heart was robbed by addict music and fascinating facial expression. That’s the beginning of her travel to seek exotic dance of tribal flavor. 

 

She learned variety of Indian dance such as Roma style, court dance, and folk dance. These basic experience are maximised to dance Bollywood as a professional entertainer.

2014 - 2016

Tribal Fusion Belly Dance

Yuriko came to realize the importance of tribal dance skill as well as improvisation, that's why she began learning how to create choreography in Tribal Fusion Belly Dance.   

2016 - 2019

Appearance on the stage/film as the Bollywood dance team 'Chakrika'

Kindly check the Gallery, Reel, and Resume page. As of May 2019, Yuriko retired from the group activities and take 1 year of Sabbatical to nurture her creativity.

2020

Recharged! New journey..

Now that Yuriko has been nourished well , she is willing to perform her regular numbers as a solo artist. She has brushed up her Mujra as well as Kathak Fusion items. You could invite her to perform on the stage via contact form.

 

Please name the time & place with your preference e.g. Marathi, Japan Fusion, Old Bollywood varying from 50s to 80s, Authentic style, Bollywood Entertainment, Sufi, Goddess dance, Emotional songs etc. Thank you!

1988 - 1997

Received piano education

Yuriko got familiar with the music by playing the piano. She almost finished Sonatina.

1999 - 2001

Joined choir: Mozart Coronation Mass 

For 3 years, Yuriko served as the choir of the missionary school.

Every week-day, she sang chorals in the broadcasting room as the opening of the morning assembly.

In Christmas Mass and Anniversary Mass of the School Foundation, 30 min. of full Coronation Mass was played by the students. She enjoyed singing by ear, both tutti and solo part, with magnificent pipe organ sound.   

2002 Christmas

Joined 'Keio Collegium Musicum Vocale'

As best players of the liberal arts music class of the Keio University, Yuriko took the part of the solo, which consist of 6 soprano singers,  in Bach, Schutz, Handel, and Mozart choral. It was the first time that she has ever been familiar with Melisma-style baroque tunes.   

2012 Christmas

Formed the international choir 'Climate Cantabile' 

Inspired by the piano at the entrance hall of her work place, Yuriko formed the international choir with her colleagues, which consist of Europe, Africa, and East-Asia.

As first head of the choir club, she initiated several concerts and prepared singing materials including editing of the scores until her retirement from the think tank. 

2013

Began training of operatic singing

Triggered by irresistible passion for expression, Yuriko started to learn under active opera singers. It was the beginning of her journey to seek a solo style singing. Since then, she has performed Aria in public every year. 

2019 Summer

Participated in the vocal music competition

Enjoyed singing Bach's Cantata and Handel's Aria at the concert hall which represents Japan. The experience of performing in the 500 seating capacity hall with good acoustic sound refined Yuriko's senses.   

2020

Harnessing her endeavour to various fields

As a creative director, Yuriko is now actively developing several new projects including but not limited to the soprano recital, which spurring to her own cutting-edge rendering of singing & dancing as well as fashion. Don't miss them.

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