Mayumi was born and raised in Hiroshima, Japan. Her first experience with dance was at the age of three when her mother enrolled her in ballet classes, she instantly fell in love with it. Throughout the years she studied hip hop, street jazz, jazz and dancehall, which she began in 2002. Due to her love for reggae and dancehall, she continued with this style, improving her skill and expanding her knowledge on the music’s history.
Once Mayumi moved to NY in 2011, she met Tavia and Tamara who helped to change her dance life. Her focus was completely on dancehall .She has danced in music videos for artists such as Busta Rhymes, DAVIDO and several other influential reggae artists. Mayumi teaches Brukwine in Brooklyn on Wednesday at 7:45pm.