Elizabeth Mazarake's 96th Birthday
Shotojuku Dojo • April 1, 2008
Elizabeth Mazarake's famous flexibility!!
Elizabeth Mazarake is Shihan Leung's senior (in age) student and just celebrated her 96th birthday!
Shihan Leung with his spirited student Elizabeth Mazarake
Shihan Leung and members of the Shotojuku family wish her a very happy birthday.
Elizabeth Mazarake and Shotojuku dojomates
Elizabeth was born in New York City on April 1, 1912 during the time of the Titanic disaster. She started karate training in 1994 after being mugged in her apartment building. "Karate helped put me back together!"
Elizabeth is ready for action!
Since joining Shotojuku, she has gained strength, flexibility, and become more vigorous.
Elizabeth loves Karate and it shows in her martial arts skill and spirit.
Elizabeth Mazarake in class