As a certified Pilates instructor, TRX trainer, health coach and trained professional dancer, Joanie has devoted her life to the world of fitness, dance and nutritious food. She moved to New York City after completing a BA in Dance at Slippery Rock University and spent 6 years dancing professionally with numerous modern dance companies including HT Chen and Dancers and Valerie Green Dance Entropy.
Joanie has experience teaching movers and shakers from ages 2-101. She is a fitness instructor for Complete Body Development and loves the thrill of motivating and energizing people to sweat, smile and have fun! When she’s not teaching, she is a devout yogi, disciplined ballerina, adventurous hiker, and leg pumping bike commuter.
As owner and operator of her own health coaching business, Motivated Nutrition, Joanie believes strongly in a balanced, well-rounded lifestyle. Her world travels have taken her to over 12 countries where she has happily indulged in local cuisine, ethnic cooking courses, a certification in Thai massage and numerous volcano hikes. She knows enthusiasm is contagious and doesn’t allow anyone to walk away without taking a little nugget of motivation with them!