Sandy is the owner of Iron Lotus Gym and Ernie Reyes’ World Martial Arts. She is a 6th degree black belt, certified personal trainer, registered yoga teacher (RYT-200), Jungshin, and tai chi instructor. Additionally, she is a certified Nutritional Therapist and has completed Dr. Josh Axe’s Institute of Nutritional Leadership. She teaches Kickboxing, Boxing, MMA, Yoga, Tai Chi and Jungshin at Iron Lotus Gym.
Sandy has been studying and teaching martial arts since 1993 and has the opportunity to teach thousands of students. She is a former top 10 national/world martial arts competitor (NASKA) and 1999 women’s regional champion. Sandy has been honored twice by the US Martial Arts Association, once in 2006 as Program Director of the Year, and again in 2011 as the Most Inspiring Instructor of the Year. Her motivating teaching style encourages students to meet their fullest potential in a relaxed and fun atmosphere.