Joyce is a New York State Licensed Massage Therapist and business owner. She grew up in New Hartford, NY and earned her certification from the Center for Natural Wellness School of Massage Therapy in Albany, NY in 2010. In 2016, she completed a 200 hour yoga teacher certification course lead by Ashley Colloton. After owning a successful medical massage practice at New Loudon Chiropractic for seven years, Joyce followed her dream of traveling full time. Her current residence is Duchess, a 32′ sailing ketch accompanied by her wonderful husband, Matthew and a lazy shih tzu named Loki. Together, they travel the east coast and the Bahamas. Joyce practices and teaches massage therapy and yoga in addition to leading retreats focused on self care. Find Joyce on YouTube on “The Sailing Massage Therapist”. The channel features short episodes guiding massage therapists in technique, business building, and finding the right words to communicate effectively with their clients, especially in sensitive situations.