JoAnn is an enthusiastic yoga instructor who loves to inspire others to commit to long-term fitness and wellness goals. She initially began practicing yoga as a way to compliment her active lifestyle, and soon fell in love with the empowerment, serenity and grounding it brought to her life. Energetic and motivated, JoAnn is passionate about guiding others in creating balance on and off the mat. She completed her 200 hour teacher training at Yoga Heights and enjoys teaching Vinyasa, Power Yoga, and All Levels Flow classes, where she emphasizes coordinating breath with body movement to promote flexibility, strength, and peace of mind. Originally from Pennsylvania, JoAnn has lived in the D.C. area for over sixteen years with her wonderful husband and pizza-loving dog, Jackson. Outside of the studio, she is a DC Public Schools third grade teacher and has been teaching elementary education for fifteen years. She enjoys traveling the world and blogging about it, cooking plant-based recipes, exercising, paddle boarding, reading, and obsessing over her fantasy football team.