Ms. Yuker began her martial arts training when she was 35. On top of her regular Karate class, she also trains in sparring, kickboxing, grappling, and various martial arts weapons. Ms. Yuker has been with Dojo Karate since 2007 and became the head instructor at the Monticello location after receiving her Black Belt in 2008. She has since received her 2nd degree Black Belt in 2011, 3rd degree in 2015, and 4th degree in 2018. She teaches the Mighty Tigers/Dragons classes, all the junior and adult classes, sparring, weapons, grappling, and kickboxing. In her time with Dojo, Ms. Yuker has competed in many tournaments and earned many trophies, led Mega teams and a Black Belt team, and is also an instructor for Team Evolution. Her favorite part of teaching at Dojo Karate is watching students of all ages learn the curriculum, especially seeing their excitement as they continue to progress and improve.