Born in Kochi, Japan, Chika Wakayagi came to Hong Kong in 1990.  She starts practicing Japanese traditional dance at her age of six.  She is always passionate in promoting Japanese traditional dance in Hong Kong, Macau and Shanghai that she sees as a way to enhance cultural exchange through artistic means between Japan and other parts of Asia.  She is the guest lecturer of Japanese traditional dance in universities, including the Chinese University of Hong Kong, The City University of Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the Open University of Hong Kong.  She received Natori Certificate of Wakayagi Ryu in 1979 and Shihan Certificate (師範) of Wakayagi Ryu in 1991.  She is a member of Japan Traditional Dance Association Inc. (公益社団法人日本舞踊協会) and has performed in the National Theatre in Tokyo (東京国立劇場) and in (大阪国立劇場) Osaka.  She is the founder and director of Konokai.