Jo’s yoga practice began at the age of 11 as part of her rehabilitation from a spinal injury. Started her journey with yoga under the guidance of the Yoga Fellowship of Northern Ireland. She first began teaching yoga and meditation in 1994 in Lisburn, Northern Ireland.
She has a Hon’s degree in Health Science’s, a Counseling Diploma with Ulster University along with in training transpersonal psychology.
Jo has been involved clinical research regarding the effects of yoga and complementary therapies on cancer patients. She is also a qualified acupuncturist and spiritual healer and has trained in many other complementary therapies such as reflexology, aromatherapy etc.
As studied health and complementary therapies up to postgraduate level. And holds an adult teaching qualification.
Jo is internationally known for her intuitive and healing abilities and has been a guest speaker on spiritual philosophy at many different conferences throughout Europe and the UK.
Seeking a further understanding of all aspects of yoga Jo began her YTTC training in 2010. And now holds a level one, level two, meditation diploma and yoga tutoring diploma.
She has a lighted hearted and enthusiastic approach to teaching and through her specialised teaching techniques encourages self-empowerment for every student. She is in full appreciation of the connection between the mind, body and the soul.