Joanne is a Yoga Alliance Certified ERYT200, RYT500 and completed her certifications through Jennifer Prugh’s JOY of Yoga teacher trainings. She is a certified Trauma Sensitive Yoga teacher having received her certification through TSY under the renowned guidance of Bessel van der Kolk. Her Yoga Therapeutics certification was completed with Cheri Clampett and Arturo Peal and she completed the Core Application Course with Liz Koch, a leading psoas muscle expert. She is also a Level II TRE Practitioner. She teaches classes and workshops focusing on Wellness, Restorative, and Core, Release and Restore (Inspired by TRE) classes, as well as intensives for Yoga for Trauma Recovery and Restorative yoga. She teaches Yoga for Trauma Recovery at the VA in Menlo Park and Palo Alto and at the Center for Survivors of Torture. She also has taught voluntarily to women at the Elmwood Correctional Facility in Milpitas.