Joy is a 2014 graduate of Beloved Yoga's 200 hr. Teacher Training Program in Reston, VA and a 2017 graduate of the Himalyan Institute in Honesdale, PA where she completed her 500-hour accreditation and is now E-RYT certified. Eleven years ago she experienced her first yoga class at a gym. This experience has led her on a journey to connect body, mind and spirit. Her desire is to teach the versatility of yoga with safety. Since there are many people who would never experience yoga in a gym atmosphere, she hopes they will come to her home studio, joyoga, in Broadlands, VA.
Pat Pao (ERYT 200)
Pat who's teaching Level 5 Class at Joyoga began her yoga studies with Betty Roi. She has studied extensively at Health Advantage Yoga Studio since 1998 and has completed the HAYC Teacher Training Program, Radiant Child, Yoga 4 Teens & Yin Yoga Teacher Training programs. She is also a Relax & Renew Trainer. Pat has completed intensive teacher training workshops with Kaustaub Desikachar, Paul Grilley, Anodea Judith, Judith Lasater, Elise Browning Miller, Sarah Powers, Erich Schiffman and Rodney Yee.
Karen is a 2019 graduate of Sun & Moon Yoga’s 200 hr. Teacher Training Program is now working on her 500-hour accreditation and Compassionate Bereavement Care Provider certification. She has a passion for sharing yoga wisdom with people who may never have considered yoga for its healing qualities. She believes in the mind, body, spirit connection and uses that to live a wholehearted life, even after experiencing difficult transitions.
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