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Chris Somerville

Silver Dragon owner Chris Somerville teaches martial arts to youth and adults. He began studying martial arts as a child and is a 3rd Degree Black Belt in Kempo karate with over 15 years of coaching experience.


Silver Dragon's program covers all physical and mental aspects of the marital arts through six core principles; Respect, Discipline, Focus, Precision, Perseverance & Courage.

Chris teaches students to be confident and prepared to handle any self defense situations that they may encounter, and is especially skilled at working with highly sensitive youth and adults.

 

Chris graduated from San Francisco State University and is an experienced writer and editor. Chris holds multiple fitness certifications and is a member of Kempo Jutsu-Kai International.

 

Kate Somerville

Silver Dragon owner Kate Somerville offers physical, mental, and emotional coaching for highly sensitive youth and adults. She is a Yoga Calm instructor and certified life coach at My Sensitive Life, and is ACE certified in mind body and youth fitness.

Kate has over 15 years experience working with sensitive individuals, and is passionate about whole-body wellness as a path to living a quality sensitive life. Her coaching programs blend the powerful practices of life coaching, yoga, and mindfulness to help clients move from chaos to calm, allowing them to live their best sensitive lives.

Kate's passion for supporting people includes youth and adults who have experienced trauma. As an adult survivor of complex child trauma, Kate found a healing path through yoga and mindfulness. This healing path has led her to become involved in trauma-informed programs in the areas of transitional housing, oncology, and hospice.

Kate now coaches people on their own healing path using yoga to heal wounds of grief, physical disability, emotional trauma, and disease.