Author, Speaker, Entrepreneur, Mindfulness Coach, Facilitator of Liberation & Meditation, Yogi, Space Holder for Radical Self-Care, Social Justice & Healing, Joy Instigator.
“Dr. Joi” Lewis is CEO and Founder of Joi Unlimited Coaching & Consulting and the Orange Method of Radical Self- Care (Healing Justice) and Radical Hospitality (Social Justice). She is the author of the wildly successful book – Healing: The Act of Radical Self-Care. Her work is deeply informed by growing up in East St. Louis, Illinois, and is grounded in healing justice. She is a “bodyworker” for the collective body (systems) and individual bodies (self), Dr. Joi (as many fondly call her) holds space for the discovery of critical pressure points for liberation and healing from trauma through radical self care. Dr. Joi is a highly sought after mediator, coach, community healer, social entrepreneur and facilitator of liberation locally, nationally and globally. After a 20+ year career in higher education, she now describes herself as the “Artist-Activist formerly known as Dean Lewis.” Dr. Joi is on a mission to “put healing in the hands of anyone, anywhere.” She is an unapologetic joy instigator, a healer for healers, a certified kemetic and hot vinyasa yoga teacher, and a facilitator of meditation and mindfulness. She also founded the OM Community Coach Program in Healing Justice. She offers courses, coaching programs, healing circles, workshops and retreats on Radical Self-Care, Social Justice, and The Business of Healing for Emotional Laborers, Social Justice Activist & Advocates, Facilitators of Liberation, Yogis, Creatives, Birtworkers, Energy & Light Workers, Meditation & Mindfulness Practitioners, Healers and Helpers. Dr. Joi believes in interrupting oppressor patterns (including her own) with loving kindness so we can reach for our own humanity, and each others’. She has a daily practice of trying to “live” fully in her own body. She claims St. Paul, MN, as her adult home in the Frogtown neighborhood.