Jo Ann Staugaard-Jones

Cranberry Lake, NJ
United States
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EYRT500 Yoga teacher and trainer, Concise Book of Yoga Anatomy author JoAnn Jones is a Full Professor of Kinesiology and Dance, an advanced Pilates teacher and Hatha Yoga Instructor (Shambhava School of Yoga in Colorado and the Himalayan Institute, Pa.). Her degrees in Dance (NYU) and Movement Education (Kansas University) and experience as a professional dancer, choreographer, and movement educator led her to authorship of the Anatomy of Exercise & Movement by Lotus Publishing. Her 2nd book, THE VITAL PSOAS MUSCLE was released in August 2012. The Concise Book of Yoga Anatomy was published in 2015. Over 50,000 books have been sold in 9 different languages.
She has taught throughout the country, in the UK, Sweden, the Netherlands, Prague, France, and Costa Rica. Believing that knowledge of the body is a pathway to health and healing is Jo Ann’s main focus in all teachings. She is a member and CE instructor for Yoga Alliance, the International Assoc. of Dance Medicine & Science and PAMA, the Performing Arts Medicine Assoc., plus Idea Fitness. She sponsors international holistic retreats and has developed , an interactive website to inspire people to “keep moving”!

She currently teaches 200 hr, 100 hr and CE Teacher Trainings in Costa Rica with Irum Naqvi, as well as in NJ, Colorado, and the South of France. She is a member of the Himalayan Institute and Yoga International, where she completed her 500 hr Yoga Teacher Training.
Jo Ann presents on-line Psoas courses through Yoga International.


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