Site founded by Jo Ann Staugaard-Jones, international movement educator and author, Pilates, Yoga and exercise specialist, Kinesiology, Dance & Exercise Science Professor 

MOVE to LIVE has been created for those who want to re-educate, renew, de-stress, and/or open themselves to natural exercise, injury prevention, healthy habits, and the like. View articles on fantastic people who keep moving and inspire the rest of us to enjoy life, even in the midst of hardship.   Professional workshops offered throughout the year to increase knowledge of the body/mind connection.                                                                 

        Next News: 5 Yoga Teacher Trainings in 2015  with Jo Ann, Irum Naqvi & Jason Amis, international educators and yogis: you too can fly! DSCN9328

Also, classes in Anatomy or the Vital Psoas Major Muscle can be taken for CE credits or segue into the 200hr Yoga Teacher Training program at Rancho Margot Organic Resort, Costa Rica or other locations; please fill out a contact form for more information


 Jo Ann has taught throughout the US, in the UK, Sweden, the Netherlands, Prague, Costa Rica, and France.  Believing knowledge of the body is a pathway to health and healing is the main focus in all workshops.  She is a member of the International Assoc. of Dance Medicine & Science (IADMS) and PAMA, the Performing Arts Medicine Assoc., as well as IDEA Fitness.  She sponsors international holistic retreats through www.neatretreats.com along with Kathy Landers, Reiki specialist, and Yoga Teacher Trainings with Irum Naqvi.

Enjoy anatomy and movement texts by Professor Jo Ann Staugaard-Jones, through Lotus Publishing UK and North Atlantic Books International

Education:  New York University & University of Kansas

Certified Pilates teacher,  Power Pilates, NYC

Hatha Yoga Instructor & Yoga for Healing, Shambhava School of Yoga, CO

500hr Certification, HIMALAYAN INSTITUTE

Yoga Alliance certified instructor for Yoga Teacher Trainings


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