Welcome to Y.O.G.A

Your Own Great Adventure

My name is Joan Radford. My lifelong passion for activity and movement grew into a vibrant career in the Fitness, Health and Wellness industry. As an athlete, I always knew that I felt the most passionate, joyful and happy when I was training and moving. Yoga offered me a wonderful option to include in my regular training as it holistically connected my body, mind and spirit to a positive and healthy place.

My Yoga teacher journey brought me to explore many different practices including Ashtanga and Hatha Yoga across North America. I am very grateful to have had the opportunity to train and experience the authenticity, sincerity and generosity of so many wonderful yoga teachers and leaders.  I have also had the opportunity to gain additional training and certifications in specialty areas including; Sustainable Yoga throughout Aging, Yoga for Athletes, Yoga for Women’s Health, Biomechanics and Anatomy, Restorative and Yin Yoga, Yoga for Pain Care; Self-Myofascial Release, Advanced Asana Study and Meditation.

In creating Y.O.G.A. Your Own Great Adventure, my goal is to build a welcoming and diverse yoga community.  It is my hope that my yoga classes will offer a unique and uplifting experience. I am committed to challenging and celebrating each individual by leading a practice that combines the foundational basics of breath with movement, with athleticism and options to ignite everyone’s yoga soul.

I am certified as E-RYT 200hr, 500 hr RYT and YACEP.  I also hold a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology, a BEd in Special Education and a Master’s in Business Administration. I am internationally certified through Fitness Alberta as a Trainer-Educator of fitness leaders.  

I look forward to welcoming you to "Your Yoga Adventure".