Joanna is a Certified Life Coach with a passion for helping others to improve their health and well-being. A Licensed Massage Therapist since 1992, Joanna founded and managed the largest mobile massage therapy company in South Florida for over 15 years and was blessed with an exclusive clientele which included numerous professional athletes, celebrities, and other VIPs.
In 2002 she moved to Melbourne, FL for her son to attend the Florida Air Academy, running her business from both locations. She has created jobs for local therapists and brought a higher quality of healing massage therapy to the area. In 2011 she retired her Ft. Lauderdale location.
Moving to Melbourne provided Joanna the ability to serve and support the local community and multiple charitable organizations, including the Florida State Massage Therapy Association (FSMTA). Through the years she has held many local and State level positions such as School Liaison, Education, Social Media, Legislative and Professional Relations Chairs. She was President of the FSMTA Brevard Chapter, 1st Vice President of FSMTA State and won numerous awards from the FSMTA including :
2010 Brevard Chapter Recognition Award,
2010 Outstanding State Service,
2012 Brevard Chapter LMT of the Year,
2013 Outstanding State Service,
2014 State Presidents Award and
2017 Brevard Chapter Outstanding Service Award.
In addition during the 2016 Florida State Small Business Expo Joanna was recognized with a:
2016 State Small Business Excellence Award
Joanna has also served on the Advisory Committees for Space Coast Health Institute and Keiser University (Massage Program) as well as the Parent Advisory Committee for the Florida Air Academy.
Joanna attended Pensacola Jr. College, Florida School of Natural Health and The DRW Institute. During her career, she has taken numerous continuing education classes and seminars which strengthened her massage and business skills while sparking her desire to become a Life Coach.
In addition to those certifications, Joanna is a Cranial Release Practitioner, a Certified Personal Trainer, Continuing Education Provider with Integrated Touch Educational Services and a Holistic Emotional Intelligence Life Coach and Facilitator.
In 2016 Joanna along with Selo Alkaranfil (selobrate.com) created the Masquerade, Martini, & Masterpiece Gala to help bring the community together in a jovial creative and affordable way. Amping up the volume on fundraising events to help local charities and organizations to not only raise money, but also to have a blast while making a difference!
The 2016 Gala raised $5,000 for the Space Coast Symphony Youth Orchestra.
The 2017 Gala raised $8,500 for the Candlelighters of Brevard.
a non-profit organization dedicated to children with cancer and their families by offering emotional support and financial assistance.