Chief Instructor, 5th Dan Aikikai Aikido, LMA 3 Teacher.
Silvia began her study in Aikido in 1994 in Bulgaria, and has spent the past two decades studying, training and teaching.
Several teachers have been very influential on her aikido development, such as Yokota sensei, Christian Tissier sensei, and Fujita sensei. Silvia has travelled extensively, training under numerous other instructors at seminars around the world and especially Japan.
In 2010, Silvia was part of the group that represented The Netherlands at the World Combat Games in China.
In addition to Aikido, Silvia has studied taekwondo and yoga.
Further, Silvia is a graduate from the University of Chemical Technology, Sofia and currently works as a patent attorney.