Joanie Brooks

Nia 1st Degree Black-Belt teacher, Nia White Belt and Nia
FreeDanceTrainer, Nia Moving to Heal and Nia 5 Stages of
Healing Facilitator, RYT® 200 Hour Yoga Teacher, MELT
Method® (MELT) Instructor, Laughter Yoga Leader,
JourneyDance™ Facilitator, Mindful Change Coach.

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“Whether it is a smile, a laugh or a reach to the sky, we all have the ability to self heal!”

Joanie Brooks teaches classic Nia and Nia FreeDance classes, as well as Yoga at The Synergy Studio. As a Sacred Athlete and Somatic Movement Educator with over 25 years experience in the healing arts, Joanie desires for everyBody to reach their full potential and live a life of pleasure. Her classes are infused with JOY, and she brings creativity, laughter, compassion and enthusiasm to all her classes.

Joanie also teaches in fitness clubs, corporations, and with breast cancer survivors. She leads Nia White Belt and Nia FreeDance Trainings, designed for those who want to teach Nia or dive deeper into the practice. She is a RYT® 200 Hour Yoga Teacher with a specialty in trauma-sensitive yoga techniques, trained in the YogaFit Warrior Program.

"My life purpose is to awaken the human healing potential.


Joanie can be reached at or visit her website at