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Topic of the Week:

Yoga, Mindfulness, and Movement
Dec 10, 2018

Joliene Adams is a combined EFL, movement, outdoor, art, and cooking instructor at The English Academy, Rapa Nui (Easter Island, Chile). She holds an MA in Linguistics with a Language Teaching Specialization and an MA in Comparative Literature. She has taught and/or interned in: EFL, ESL, Spanish as a Foreign Language, and Pacific Northwest language Ichishkíin-Sahaptin classrooms and conversation groups as well as having instructed: yoga, rock climbing, soccer, gymnastics, aerobics...Read more

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