Joanna Tzartzani

Yoga teacher at Swaha Center.

IoannaTzartzani is a qualified Body Control Pilates and Aerial Yoga instructor and has been teaching in Athens since 2004. She holds an honors degree in Sociology from Panteion University of Athens and a degree in Dance Teaching (Ballet and Contemporary dance) from the Greek Ministry of Culture. She has been awarded an MA in Dance Studies from the University of Surrey, UK, where she also completed her PhD thesis, titled: Interplays of ethnicity, nationalism and globalisation within the Greek contemporary dance scene: choreographic choices and constructions of national identity. She has taught Dance Research Methodologies, Somatics, Dance History and Critical Theory at Department of Theatrical Studies, at the University of the Peloponnese, at AKMI College and at DespoinaGregoriadou’s Professional Dance School. She has been a member of the editorial board for Χορός plus magazine and has written dance reviews for Athens News journal. Ioanna is currently lecturing at the University of the Peloponnese, as well as at Choros Professional Dance School.