A native of Japan and raised in England, Maiko and her family joined the KWS community in 2020. She has performed and taught in Tokyo, later studying in Beijing, China before pursuing eurythmy studies in New York. After graduating, she joined the stage ensemble and performed extensively in the US, Europe and in Japan. She holds a M.A from Alanus University in Germany. She has been teaching students of all ages since 2002 and it is her love and joy to work with the children through the Waldorf pedagogy.