A certified yoga instructor since 2007, Joanne has continued gathering teachings each year in her travels around the world. Adding to her initial Jivamukti training, Joanne invites her students to explore alternative styles such as Anusara, Iyengar, Ashtanga, and Kripalu, as well as explore Ayerveyda, Chair Yoga and Yoga Recovery. Joanne appreciates individuality and encourages students to use props and modifications to suit their body type and fitness goals. Through awareness of the body, mind and spirit connection, participants are introduced to the multiple branches of yoga including meditation, breathing exercises and deep relaxation. Joanne has taught yoga at several community associations, a local fitness club, schools, her workplace and her own home studio, yet maintains committed to East College Park while focused on her newest challenge. Currently enrolled in the Yoga Therapist Program at Mount Royal University in Calgary, Joanne looks forward to utilizing yoga for stress reduction and health challenges through this newly emerging profession.