Silvia Smart is a sixth-degree black belt, with over three decades of teaching and training. She is the owner and head instructor for Naga Martial Arts & Self Defense. She holds a Master’s Degree in Education, with a focus on special needs. She is certified to teach empowerment self-defense by the NWMAF. In 2020, The Association of Women Martial Arts Instructors inducted Silvia into their Hall of Fame.
Silvia is the creator and host of two podcasts: The Empowerment Podcast by Naga, and The Power Up Kids Self-Defense Podcast. Specifically, she teaches martial arts, self-defense, de-escalation, bystander intervention training, active shooter survival, and meditation. Furthermore, Silvia works with many companies like Nike, The FBI, and Genentech, to name a few. A dynamic high-energy teacher, Silvia’s talents and passion touch countless lives and make our world better.