Joanna has been an internationally certified AFAA Group Exercise instructor with emphases in Practical Yoga, Pilates & Mat Science (Core & Floor) since 2004. With almost two decades of experience in beauty & esthetics, she is a licensed cosmetologist/esthetician & has recently collaborated with local western /"bush" doctors to create a 100% Belize made, wild-crafted skincare & yoga aromatherapy line, Botanica Belize(tm). This year she has also joined with Sea 'N Belize Glass Bottom Boat Excursions Ltd to offer a beautiful & unique sunset yoga cruise experience on the Placencia lagoon. Joanna has a varied background in education, Ayurveda, organic living & body-mind connection & wellness. She takes her work to luxury resorts (practices & services Francis Ford Coppola's Turtle Inn, Chabil Mar Villas, Singing Sands, Cocoplum, Wild Orchid & Hamanasi Dive Resort) & individual's residential properties in southern Belize. Joanna specializes in Viniyoga (Viniyoga is a gentle practice in which poses are synchronized with the breath in sequences determined by the individual needs of the practitioner. Viniyoga makes use of modified yoga poses that can be designed to meet the specific needs of the individual, with the goal to enhance healing, flexibility & strength physically, emotionally & spiritually). She also teaches Chakra Balancing yoga & theory, as well as, Ayurvedic-specific yoga. She has always been drawn to reconnecting others to their natural principles of well-being & Universal connectivity.