Fitness Specialist, Author
Joey is a Fitness Specialist who has been in the health and wellness field for over 10 years. Her experience is extremely diverse. She holds two diplomas, a Bachelor of Physical Education and Bachelor of Education, is a Zumba Instructor and in 2011 is the host of Feel Good TV.
Throughout the time Joey has been in the health and wellness industry she has worked with a variety of people in the community ranging from teaching children from the ages of three – 18 years old specializing in Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (primary/elementary, and secondary), Special Education and Dance. She has coached many kids sporting teams such as hockey, swim squad, softball, cricket, volleyball, basketball and netball teams.
In 2002 Joey established her own business spreading the word of Fitness to kids through “Happy Kids Fun Parties” which provided birthday parties for children, with the aim to promote parties that are fun yet active and healthy too.
In 2004 she started the Aussie Kids Rock band Kids4Life,Where Joey entertained and educated kids on the importance of being active, good nutrition, positive self esteem, goal setting through live shows, her CD “Be wat you wanna be” and DVD “K4L’S Best Day Ever!”. She has appeared in many media streams including magazines, newspapers, radio and television. Throughout Kids4Life Joey was able to spread the word about healthy living to thousands of kids internationally.
Joey is also a published author, in 2008 her first book “Please Mum, Don’t Supersize Me!”published by Rockpool Publishing, written with Richard Marc Toutounji which was a great success in Australia. The book appeared in major book stores across the country attracting a large media following including Channel 10 News 6pm, Channel 9 A Current Affair, The Today Show, Alan Jones Breakfast radio, Sydney Morning Herald, New Idea and Home page NineMSN
Since 2009 Joey has been hosted a variety of online lifestyle shows and currently the host of Feel Good TV coming to Foxtel in 2011. She has a passion for fitness, health, lifestyle, travel and total wellbeing and through Feel Good TV and her Fitness programs she is able to share with others in the community the importance of leading a healthy, happy, balanced lifestyle. In 2011 Joey will be a contestant on the first series of the Amazing Race Australia along with Richard.