Chizu started to dance when she was only 5 years old. She is a graduate of the Legat School of Dance as well as of the London Studio Center. After a few years at the Vienna Festival Ballet in London she came to Berlin in 2005. As a freelance dancer she has worked with various choreographers such as Trisha Brown, Michael Rooney, Norman Douglas and Yui Kawaguchi. Since 2009 Chizu has also been dedicated to her own projects, amongst others, with the Berlin-based violinist and composer Hoshiko Yamane. In addition, she regularly teaches advanced and professional dancers in the styles of ballet and contemporary. She is also a certified Gyrotonic and Gyrokinesis trainer.