Ryan began taking Isshinryu Karate classes in September 2008. On June 28, 2015, she was awarded with the rank of Third Degree Junior Black Belt at Family Self Defense Center! She currently trains and teaches up to 4 days per week. She enjoys participating in national, state and local Isshinryu and Open Karate tournaments. In 2015 and 2016 she was nominated as one of the top five Young Female Karate Ka 13-17, and one of the top five Female Instructors in 2015. When she is not at karate, she enjoys down hill skiing, reading, cake decorating, swimming, mountain biking and hanging out with friends. In school, she enjoys Science Labs, Choir and Spanish.