Joey began daily yoga practice as a teenager in 1998. Whilst at Goldsmiths University he directed the Yoga Society for 3 years, took up Aikido and sat regularly with the FWBO (Friends of the Western Buddhist Order). After completing his degree in Drama he became an assistant to Hamish Hendry at Astanga Yoga London - during this time he studied annually with the late Sri K. Pattabhi Jois in Mysore and in 2004 was Authorised to teach the Primary Series.From 2005-8 he taught the Mysore program at Triyoga, Primrose Hill.
In 2006 Joey began practicing Iyengar Yoga with Alaric Newcomb - the attention to alignment, precision and subtle detail has greatly influenced his practice, teaching and perception and he regularly gets scolded now in Mysore by Sharat Jois for doing standings too wide!
In 2009 Joey moved to Leeds where he set up and continues to run Yorkshire's first 5 day a week Mysore program: Ashtanga Yoga Leeds. On his recent visit to Mysore Joey assisted daily for a month and was given Authorisation level 2. (Blessing to teach the intermediate series) by Sharat Jois of KPJAYI and he has nearly completed the advanced A series.
Joey's intention is to bring clarity and emphasis to sound alignment within the ashtanga system, thereby demonstrating the unity among different schools of yoga.