About Joanie

Joanie meditating

Dr. Joanie Terrizzi is a mind-body wellness practitioner, coach, and writer. Joanie spent more than a decade as a school librarian for under-resourced populations, during which time she trained with the organization Mindful Schools. Joanie teaches Mindfulness to students, teachers, and parents, and believes firmly in the power of communities as the vehicle to encourage well-being and enact healing. She is a 200-hr Registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance and has further trained in Yin Yoga with Biff Mithoefer.  Joanie is an iRest® Level 2 Teacher, is attuned to Reiki Level II, has completed Authentic Relating Training through level 3, and has certificates in Clinical Hypnosis and Integrative Wellness Coaching through Saybrook University. Joanie completed two trainings in yoga for children, a Death Doula certification, and she holds a master’s degree in library science; she is currently the president of the Midwest End-of-Life Doula Collective and is a member of the National End-of-Life Doula Alliance. Joanie completed her dissertation research on children’s experiences using mindfulness in daily life and received her doctorate in Mind-Body Medicine from Saybrook University where she pursued her interest in healing modalities and the possibilities for human flourishing.

Joanie is deeply passionate about helping you nurture and thrive in your own life so that you can bring your most vibrant self to all that you do.