I am a yoga teacher, certified coach, and wellness fanatic. By addressing my health and mindset, me, a reformed type A perfectionist, and broke my addiction to busyness. I now embrace my midlife with a sense of ease and gratitude. What I learned during this period is that it is hard to make change alone. I wished I had a coach to save me from a decade of struggle.
The good news is that you have me!
I am an RYT 200 hour yoga teacher with a focus on yoga psychology, the neuroscience of change, and holistic wellness. I specialize in understanding underlying belief systems with a focus on mindfulness and the mind-body connection.
I am committed to coaching, training, and supporting her clients on their journey of self-empowerment, body positivity, and motivation.
Joyce Loveless, M.Ed, RYT 200 is the founder and owner of Joy + Love Yoga. She is a Transformation Coach and an RYT200 yoga teacher. Through Joy + Love Yoga, she designs virtual and in-person yogic experiences that embody the 4 pillars of self-care: movement, stillness, connection, and nourishment.
Joyce completed her training under Jennie Wise and Andrea Sewitsky at Wisemind Yoga Meditation and Mindfulness Center. She specializes in building inclusive communities and spaces that resonate with their day to day experiences, especially for those not represented in mainstream yoga spaces. She has offered classes in corporate and private settings, through the City of Raleigh and Camp Gladiator, served as a yoga teacher trainer for Wisemind Yoga, and her children's yoga class was featured on WRAL-TV.
Her academic background is in education for elementary students and adults. She received her Bachelor's degree from Va Tech and her graduate degree from NC State University. Her professional experiences include classroom teacher, nonprofit director, and consultant for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. She is a certified coach through the Center for Creative Leadership in Greensboro, NC.
Joyce is fierce about wellness, especially for older adults navigating life's transitions. She specializes in restorative and yin flows that offer introspection and peace. her classes are an invitation to come as you are and explore your movement in a safe, supportive space.
Off the mat, Joyce is a wife, mother of three adult children and an avid runner. She has completed seven marathons and countless half-marathons and 5k's.