Joanne Russo LaPlaca, E-RYT, DiHom, Reiki Master, has been practicing yoga since 1984 and teaching Vinyasa Flow Yoga in Cleveland for seven years. She received her certification from Sonic Yoga in New York City in 2008 and has studied yoga and meditation with Akhilesh Bodhi of Neoyoga, India, Rodney Yee, Colleen Saidman, Cindy Lee, David Nichtern, Max Strom, Mitchel Bleier, Bill and Margot Milcetich, Shannon Gannon and David Life, and Dharma Mittra. Workshops include: OM Yoga’s Women’s Cancer Survivor Teacher Training with Tari Prinster and the Lineage Project with Beth Navon.
Joanne travels throughout the year attending classes with her teachers at Sonic Yoga, OM Yoga, Jivamukti Yoga and Yoga to the People, most recently to India.
Passionate about all aspects of yoga and meditation, Joanne infuses her classes with yogic philosophy, spirituality, awareness and proper alignment, creating a purposeful vigorous Vinyasa Flow. She is interested in the landscape of the inner self and the well-being people.
Joanne is also a Reiki Master (2011) and Homeopathic Consultant (2003).