Chizu started dancing at the age of five. She trained at Legat School of Dance and London Studio Centre in the U.K before joining the Vienna Festival Ballet in London. In 2005, she moved to Berlin and has been working as a freelance dancer with numerous choreographers include Trisha Brown, SETanztheater, Micheal Rooney, RØRSTRØMSK, Angus Balbernie, Norman Douglas, and Yui Kawaguchi. Since 2008, she started working on her own projects. She formed TANSIK, an experimental group with contemporary dance and live music, with a Berlin based Japanese violinist Hoshiko Yamane. she is giving classical training for advanced to professional levels regularly at Center of Dance (Prenzlauer Berg) in Berlin.