Noa's background is in yoga, Feldenkrais, dance, and massage therapy. For more than two generations Noa has been studying the body. She has a teaching degree in dance and a masters degree in education. Noa came to St. Petersburg 29 years ago and taught movement for 16 years in the dance department at the Pinellas County Center for the Arts at Gibbs High School as well as for several years at USF. In 2000 she became interested in working with older adults and started classes on chairs for independent seniors, teaching at the YMCA, on the beaches among other places. Her private therapy practice is ongoing.