A yoga practitioner since the 1980s, Joe completed teacher training at Om Yoga in 2000, and taught there for 12 years, 10 years as a teacher trainer. He has a master’s degree in applied physiology from Columbia University, and has taught anatomy and physiology for yoga.
Joe has practiced with numerous teachers over the years, including Sri K. Pattabhi Jois in Mysore, and more recently Glenn Black. He has studied anatomy with several teachers, including Leslie Kaminoff and Amy Matthews, and Sanskrit with Swami Prabuddhananda. He writes about yoga, anatomy, physiology and health for popular publications and websites, as well as his own blog at http://yogaphysiology.wordpress.com.