Tomomi Shimazu believes in the power of physical activity, whether hiking, bicycling, or practicing yoga. A licensed tour guide since 2012, Tomomi has led hiking trips throughout Japan and is well versed in mountaineering history, Buddhism, and Japanese art. She previously taught English at a Japanese elementary school. An avid traveler, Tomomi has lived overseas in Israel and the United States, including Hawaii, Oklahoma, and Texas. These days she lives in Tokyo with her husband and can be found tending her flower garden in her free time.