Mind. Body. Sweat.

JOana Meneses is an International Instructor–Trainer for Stott Pilates™, a certified Yoga, Stand Up PaddleBoard (SUP) Yoga, TRX and KettleBell Instructor and is the Founder of BodyRoots Fitness Studio in New York City. Previously the head of the Pilates Program at an elite fitness club in NYC, JOana now offers personally tailored, one-on-one training in her private downtown Manhattan Loft Space.

Having taught Pilates and Yoga worldwide and extensively in South Africa, Brazil, Bermuda, Portugal, the United States and Canada, JOana’s expertise includes anatomical and biomechanical training, which allows her to customize exercise programs for special populations including pre and post natal, those with injuries in need of rehabilitation and professional athletes.

A former Lululemon Althetica brand ambassador, JOana has also been featured in Stott Pilates™ home fitness DVDs, Pilates Style Magazine, Shape Magazine, The New York Times and has trained high profile clients in NYC including Jimmy Fallon and Edie Falco.

2015 BodyRoots