Joanne is a 3rd Degree Black Belt and a Certified Medical QiGong Instructor. She started training at Body Mind Systems at age 60 and now teaches at the Stoneham location. She had practiced Judo for several years and a year of Karate before discovering Body Mind Systems. Human Harmonies is now her main focus for instructing and a holistic life style. Other interests include Orienteering, presently on the board of directors of the New England Orienteering Club. She worked for 20 years as an electronics technician for Sears and is currently working for a non-profit company that provides training and programs for handicapped adults.