Owner, Instructor, LMT
Technically trained and naturally funky best describes Joi. She received her BA in Dance from the University of South Florida in 1990. Most recently, she danced in the Atlanta based modern dance company Room to Move Dance during their 2012-13 season. Throughout her career, she has performed and choreographed in many major cities across the United States being showcased in everything from music videos to national and international television programs. Among her endeavors, the following are highlights from her successful dance career. Joi was the artistic director and choreographer for GLAM SLAM Miami: a nightclub owned by Prince; In Super Bowl XXIX, she was a principle dancer for Patti LaBelle; and the Atlanta Hawks Dance Team strutted their stuff to her choreography. Joi was fortunate to have worked closely with and performed for such choreographers as Tina Landon (Janet Jackson) and Jamie King (Prince and Madonna). To all who dance, she stresses the importance of finding a flavor, digging deep, pursuing your passion, enjoying the journey, and always bringing the best.
In 2004, Joi graduated summa cum laude from Georgia State University with an MS in Exercise Science where she received the "Outstanding Exercise Science Graduate Student" award.
Joi's love affair with and passion for Yoga led her to receive her Yoga Alliance approved 200 hour teacher certification in December 2013 at Kula Yoga Shala in Jupiter, FL. Her classes are centered around the Anusara Universal Principles of Alignment and are a blend of Hatha, Vinyasa, and Yin. Along with the physical practice, she infuses Yoga philosophy, meditation, pranayama, love, and laughter.
Joi Dupre is a licensed massage therapist (MA59262) with 17 years experience. She received an AS degree in Natural Health with a concentration in Advance Therapeutic Massage from Florida College of Natural Health. Along with graduating summa cum laude, she was awarded the Golden Touch Award for her "Brilliant Performance and Dedication." She completed 924 hours of training and stays current with her continuing education always committed to providing the best care for her clients. Specializing in Therapeutic Massage: Neuromuscular Therapy, Orthopedic Massage, Trigger Point Therapy, Sports Massage, Deep Tissue, Table Top Thai Massage; Joi blends her techniques to create a session that is customized to meet your individual needs. The following are a few musculoskeletal dysfunctions she has treated successfully: frozen shoulder, thoracic outlet syndrome, chronic neck and back pain, shoulder and rotator cuff injuries, SI joint dysfunction, tennis/golf elbow, headaches, and sport injuries.