State of Being is a non-profit organisation based in Victoria, Australia. We innovate ‘people-centred’ yoga and mindfulness programming for individuals and communities who experience the impacts of trauma, mental health conditions and social exclusion. Jo is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of the organisation.
Yoga for HumanKIND is a teacher training school and a social enterprise that brings together a team of yoga, somatic movement and community professionals. Founded and Directed by Mei Lai Swan, Jo is a Lead Teacher on both local and international trauma-informed yoga teacher training programs.
Jo consults as an education specialist in the non-profit and government sectors. She specialises in strategy, programmatic design and inclusive education and training models. Jo has developed local, state and national programs, and is currently working on projects that support people seeking asylum and those from refugee backgrounds.