Martial Arts Programs 

Synergy Institute has added adult Martial Art Programs in the Lotus Room. All classes are created with the idea that it does not matter your age or level of expertise. We welcome beginners as well as seasoned martial artists. 

William Abrams - Head Instructor

 

 

Synergy Institute welcomes William Abrams, owner of Hiken Dojo. 

 

William has been on a martial arts quest since 1986, when he was first introduced to Japanese art of Ninjutsu. In his pursuit of the studies of Budo (the way) there were many twist and turns, including being introduced to Chinese Martial and Healing Arts. This was life altering and prorided tools for him to better understand the basic principles by which the martial arts and the world operates.

 

In the early 2000's, he was introduced to the Japanese Sword Art, Batto Do, in which cutting with the japanese Sword is emphasized. He was immediately was hooked and is still pursuing swordsmanship. He is also still training in Ninjutsu as well as Wu Tai Chi.

 

William will be teaching Tai Chi/Qigong  and the art of Batto Do here at Synergy Institute in the Lotus Room. 

William Abrams Achievements

Black Sash – Three Treasures Kung Fu

1st Dan (black belt) – Zen Nihon Toyama-Ryu Batto Do

2nd Dan (black belt) – United State Federation of Batto Do

4th Dan (Black Belt) – Bujinkan Ninpo Taijutsu

Cheri Abrams - Instructor

 

Cheri Abrams is co - owner of Synergy Institute & Cicada Sounds LLC.

 

Cheri has been on a martial arts quest since 1989, when she was first introduced to Japanese art of Ninjutsu and where she met William, who she has been married to for 22 years. In the early 90's, she was introduced to Chinese Martial and Healing Arts and this would change her life! She studied TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine), Shiatsu, Cupping, Herbology and Aromatherapy along with her Martial Arts and entered  Massage Therapy School in 1995 and has been a practicing therapist since. 

 

Cheri teaches Tai Chi/Qiqong and well as Shiatsu, Aromatherapy, Basic TCM and Acupressure. She also Plays, records and performs Sound Healing Music with her business partner, Sarah Primus.

 

Cheri will be teaching Tai Chi/Qigong here at Synergy Institute in the Lotus Room. 

Cheri Abrams Achievements

Black Sash – Three Treasures Kung Fu

1st Dan (Black Belt) – Bujinkan Ninpo Taijutsu

2nd Level - Reiki

License Massage Therapist

 

Upcoming & Ongoing Classes