Johanna Goldfarb, MD, is Professor Emeritus at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, a physician in clinical practice for over 40 years.

She trained as a yoga instructor at the Cleveland Clinic School of Yoga (CCSOY), YA-200, completing training in 2018. In addition to working prn for the Wellness Department she teaches in the community at the JCC in Beachwood, and online virtually for a non-profit organization, NCJW Cleveland.

She joined the Wellness Institute in 2021 to teach yoga, to help develop wellness programs and to study the effect of yoga on health and wellbeing. This work is important to her, as she is passionate about wanting to share the benefits of yoga practice for both patients and caretakers.