Joanne Spence

Joanne Spence (MA) is a writer, yoga teacher, spiritual director, lover of sunsets, and translator of hard stuff. She calls Pittsburgh, PA home where she empty-nests with her husband, Doug, and flirts with the idea of homesteading. Spence is the author of Trauma-Informed Yoga: A Toolbox for Therapists. Her work appears in Pittsburgh Theological Journal, Enfleshed, Australian Social Work and Agape Review. Spence is a doctoral student at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary in Creative Writing and Public Theology. Find out more about her work at