Joi Dupre is a licensed massage therapist (MA59262) with 19 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, Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques, 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.
Joi's love affair with Yoga began in 2011 and led her to receive her Yoga Alliance approved 200 hour teacher certification in December 2013 at Kula Yoga Shala in Jupiter, FL. Her Hatha Yoga classes are centered around alignment, form, and safety; as well as, learning to practice from a place of self awareness as opposed to self consciousness. Along with the physical practice, she infuses Yoga philosophy, meditation, pranayama, love, and laughter. Gentle assists and modifications are given for each student to keep them safe and feeling good. She also teaches gentle, restorative, yin, and vinyasa yoga.
Technically trained and naturally funky best describes Joi. She received her BA in Dance from the University of South Florida in 1990. Throughout her career, she has performed and choreographed in many major cities across the United States being showcased in everything from modern dance companies, 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).
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 passion and knowledge of movement and the healing arts provides a well-rounded experience for her students and clients.
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Group Dance Classes
My ACL Reconstruction Journey