Joy relocated from the West Kootneys and has been practicing reflexology in the Cowichan Valley, Victoria and Nanaimo for sixteen years. She is a regular volunteer for Hospice and for the Cowichan Tribes Health Days where she provides reflexology and Therapeutic Touch services. Other volunteer work includes providing reflexology for various spa openings, staff retreats or customer appreciation days.
Joy's love of nature takes her daily to the forest or to the ocean. She enjoys starting her day with an early morning hike.
Joy previously studied Social Work and Business Management at the University of Victoria, and enjoyed a career with the Ministry of Social Services for many years. She has two daughters who are now married with young families.