The greater part of Joel’s life has been spent guiding the physical body into health and healing. A Physical Therapist his entire professional career; he continues to explore many broad arenas from acute and chronic injury treatment as well as energetic and spiritual awareness. Lifelong pursuits of fitness and sports include Martial Arts, cycling, and weight/resistance exercise; Joel enjoys the feeling of physical exertion. Hooked from his very first class, Power Yoga has become the center of his journey to attain greater connection to spirit, mind, and body. Born and raised in the deep South, Joel brings a simple Southern charm, comfort, and sense of humor to his classes and anatomy trainings. His desire is to inspire and motivate his students, and leave them with a smile and a little pearl of wisdom.