OAN’s life-long passion with movement combined with her love of meditation led her to yoga. She completed 200hr yoga teacher training with YogaWorks studying under Jodie Rufty and Angela Botta. She continued with the advanced 300hr mentored by Jodie Rufty, and is a registered yoga teacher at 500hr level with Yoga Alliance (RYT500). Since then, she has attended workshops with Iyengar senior teacher Carrie Owerko, studied trauma-informed yoga teacher training with Lisa Danylchuk, and completed all course work required for children yoga teacher specialty certification (RCYT) with Little Flower Yoga. Joan has taught in various studios in NY, NJ and Taiwan including YogaWorks, Yoga and Pilates in Tribeca, Pizarts…etc. She has demoed/assisted Yoga at Bryant Park, Yoga at Hudson River, advanced asana workshops...etc. Joan continues to study with Jodie Rufty, Heather Seagraves, Chrissy Carter, and Rodney Yee.