Meet Our Instructors

Cat Gurinsky

"Instructor Cat"

Owner & Founder of Immortal Tiger Kenpo Karate

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Instructor Cat has been training in martial arts since 2000 and holds black belts in kenpo, karate and tae kwon do. Having her own dojo was a childhood dream as she loves teaching and working with all ages. When she is not at the dojo she works full time at Apple as a Senior Network Engineer. She lives near the dojo with her husband, au pair and two wonderful children. 

See instructor Cat's full martial arts history here.

Learn more about the Kenpo programs offered here.


Arthur Gladd

"Coach Arthur"

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Coach Arthur began training with Instructor Cat in March of 2021. Coach Arthur is currently a green belt in Kenpo. Coach Arthur assistant teaches the Tiny Tigers and Kids classes on Monday-Thursday and Saturday. Coach Arthur and their spouse Coach Jeff also love running the Sunday dojo birthday parties together.

Learn more about having a birthday party at the dojo here.

Jeff Gladd

Kenpo: "Coach Jeff"
Saber Academy: "Master Gladd"

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Coach Jeff, as he's called when he assistant teaches in Kenpo, began training with Instructor Cat in March of 2021. Coach Jeff is currently a purple belt in Kenpo. He is also known as Master Gladd in his Saber Academy program where he has been very excited to help kids and adults learn how to use the glowing sabers as seen in sci-fi and fantasy movies! Coach Jeff assistant teaches the Tiny Tigers and Kids Kenpo classes on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturdays.

Learn more about the Immortal Tiger Saber Academy here.


Gabe Litman

Kenpo: "Coach Gabe"

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Gabe began training in Kenpo with Instructor Cat in 2019 and is currently her highest ranking student. He currently holds the rank of green belt and helps Coach Arthur teach the Monday and Wednesday classes for Tiny Tigers and Beginner Kids Kenpo.


Preetam Alluri

Meditation Coach

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Preetam sublets on Wednesday evenings to teach 10-12 week long meditation series.  

Learn more about the meditation program here.