JOANNA ABBATT, M.Sc. Biomechanics

Joanna Abbatt and Julien Gagnon often collaborate on various workshops for advanced training of physical professionals. At ASANA, Joanna is a reference for everything that relates to anatomy.

A professional dancer in Montreal for 14 years, Joanna Abbatt has a Masters in Biomechanics from McGill University (1999), a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance) form York University (1981), a kinesiology massage license from the FQM (Fédération québécoise des massothérapeutes), a certificate in pilates (New York, 1989), and a certificate in gyrotonics (Los Angeles, 1999).

She also taught functional anatomy at Concordia University in Montreal, the Ashtanga Yoga school, the Ecole Supérieure de ballet du Québec (ESBQ) and in many private workshops. Since 1990, Joanna heads her own rehabilitation clinic in Montreal, where she works with dancers, circus artists, yogis and other clients.