Joanna Basile is an experienced coach, sober companion and Yoga teacher working with professionals, entertainers and young adults.  She continues her work as a music business professional behind the scenes,

helping individuals realize their artistic potential. 

Basile has been teaching Yoga for 6+ years, and was certified as both a Recovery Counselor and Yoga Teacher. She earned over 500 Yoga training hours and a Counseling Certificate with Distinction from UCLA. She recently completed The Science of Well Being at Yale University. Basile studied in LA under Eric Paskel MA, MFCC, CSC, founder of Electric Soul Yoga. Paskel & Basile are students of Swami Parthasarathy, author, philosopher and founder of the Vedanta Academy near Mumbai, India. She currently practices 'The Yoga of Embodiment' with Jane House in Nashville.

When teaching individuals or groups, Basile uses a blend of movement, breath, philosophy, anatomy & the psychology of Yoga to create an experience for each student. Curated music, curiosity and themes of recovery & self realization make her classes introspective and healing.  

Basile is a published writer and poet, co-authoring rock biographies and tour books. She has written music reviews as well as articles for the likes of  W Fighter magazine, a publication for women athletes. Basile was awarded for creative excellence in writing in her college years, and is currently a special columnist for The Tennessean, a part of the USA Today network. She has currently received the funding to launch her podcast.  Stay tuned.

Basile hails from Chicago, lives in Nashville and misses the weather in LA.


The Science of Well Being Coursework - Yale University

Certificate in Drug & Alcohol Counseling with Distinction - UCLA
RYT200 - Yoga Alliance Reg.181663
CPR AED (Adult & Children) - American Heart Association Cert. SCITSHW97HB8

*CATC-I - CAADE (Addiction Counselor Certification Board of California) Reg. 7920-R
*RADT I - CCAPP (CA Consortium of Addiction Programs & Professionals) Reg. R040914
Trauma Informed Training - Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation & Stephanie Covington, PhD 

SBIRT Certification - UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs
PRO-Act Certification - Professional Assault Crisis Training
Full Body Massage Certification with Distinction - New Skills Academy Cert. OLFJC56M

*Former CA certifications




All Classes on Zoom​

MONDAYS 4:00 pm Pacific, 6:00 pm Central

Meeting ID: 868 622 162

Password: 04041973


Private Session WEDNESDAYS 

Meeting ID: 323 312 6150
Password: Contact for details

FRIDAYS 10:00 am Pacific, 12 Noon Central

Meeting ID: 457 654 587

Password: 04041973








Venmo: @joannabasile I

Basile Yoga and counseling services are stellar! I've witnessed the awesome work Joanna does with clients. She not only provides yoga that is tailored to where the client is in terms of skill and level of care, she is also adept at working with clients when they are feeling overwhelmed or challenged. I have seen her walk many clients from crises to acceptance and even towards enthusiasm for their journey. Cannot recommend Joanna highly enough! 
                                                - Client Testimonial

Joanna P Basile, CATC I, RADT I, RYT



Nashville, Tennessee US \\ Tel: + 1 323 774 4030


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