Sayaka Prestia

Sayaka P.

Long Island City, NY
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Sayaka delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
and Ages 5+

Teaching since:
April 2013

My name is Sayaka and I was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan. I've been a Japanese teacher, an English teacher, a professional translator and interpreter for corporations and love to teach my native language and culture to aspiring students like you! I'm also a certified fitness instructor and passionate about guiding people towards a healthier lifestyle by providing safe, effective and enjoyable exercises.

I have a BA in Journalism, am ACE certified in fitness, CPR/AED certified by American Heart Association. I'm well prepared, patient and attentive to help my students make progress at each lesson. I look forward to meeting you and guiding you to a journey of new learning!


Sep 1989 - May 1994
Eastern Michigan University


Japanese, English
Fluent / Native Proficiency


May 2017
American Heart Association

I have life saving knowledge and skills in CPR/AED to quickly respond to a cardiac arrest emergency.

Fitness Instructor
May 2016
American Council on Exercise


2014 NPC Figure Division Short Class 1st Place
May 2014
NPC Grand Rapids Championships
2014 NPC Mid-Michigan Figure Masters 2nd Place
Apr 2014
NPC Mid-Michigan Championships
2014 NPC Figure Masters 1st Place
Mar 2014
NPC Kalamazoo Championships

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Jared Jun 12, 2017
Japanese · In studio

Sayaka is an absolutely great teacher! She is friendly, professional, always prepared and genuinely cares. I completely and wholeheartedly recommend her to anyone interested in learning Japanese!

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