Joanne Spence is a social worker, yoga teacher, and an international speaker/trainer for health and wellness. She works primarily in schools and hospitals, and is known for her ability and passion to empower, encourage, and motivate teachers. Self-care and self-awareness are the hallmarks of her trainings.
Joanne Spence brings 20 years of social work experience to her work. She is the director of Yoga on the Square, a state-of-the art yoga studio in Pittsburgh’s East End, and the founder and executive director of Yoga in Schools, a nonprofit organization that currently reaches more than 20,000 children with innovative children’s yoga programming as part of physical education to schools both locally and nationally. She also works part-time at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic teaching yoga and staff developer.