Joanna Carichner has practiced yoga for fifteen years and has embraced various approaches including Iyengar, Vinyasa, Shivananda and Kripalu. She was first inspired to share her expressive and mindful approach to yoga during a four-month residency at the Kripalu Center. As a yoga teacher and certified JourneyDance instructor, Joanna leads groups on transformational retreats including an annual retreat at Omega Institute. Joanna believes yoga can be enjoyed by people of all shapes, sizes, and abilities, and her passion is empowering her students to embody their natural expression and create their practices through inner experience rather than outward aesthetics.
Joanna is also an intuitive healer and bodyworker. She works in several modalities including Vibrational Healing Massage Therapy, Zen Shiatsu, and Breema Bodywork. She is also a teacher of various arts including Sign Language and writing. Joanna's website is www.AkashaHealingArts.net.