Joy Thompson, BS, CMT, RYT, CYI has practiced yoga for more than 20 years, and is certified by Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Lenox, MA, the country’s largest residential yoga center. Joy is registered with the Yoga Alliance as an experienced 200-hour teacher (E-RYT), and is a past member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists. For the past eleven years, Joy has taught gentle and beginning-level classes, as well as private therapeutic yoga sessions, in Hampton, Newport News, Yorktown, and Williamsburg. In her classes, Joy guides students through postures designed to develop structural alignment and release chronic tension through gentle stretches. She’s committed to the Kripalu approach to yoga, which invites all, regardless of ability level, to experience the energizing, strengthening, and relaxing aspects of yoga.
Joy is also a Yoga Therapist as well as a Certified Massage Therapist, and is the owner of Whole Body Therapeutics, LLC in Hampton, VA.