Mr. Janakoayas is President, Faculty member, and founding member of the Board of Directors of the University of Mt. Shasta
Mr. Janakoayas has been in private practice for 30 years as an Intuitive Counselor, Life Coach, and Holistic Healer, working with individuals, couples, families, and groups. Click here to book a session.
Joa earned two Masters Degrees in Spiritual Psychology, from the University For Creation Centered Spirituality (a division of the Naropa Institute) in Oakland, California and from the University of Santa Monica. Joa is also a graduate of the Coaches Training Institute in San rafael, CA.
Joa is a Certified Yoga Instructor, was owner of Illumination Yoga in Los Angeles, and creator of Light Body Yoga.
Joa is originator of the Chakra Oracle healing system, soon to be available in book form and for online learning.
Much of Joa’s interest and training in spirituality and healing came from his life experiences starting with a near death experience, ascended master encounter, miraculous healing, and spiritual awakening after a motorcycle wreck at 17 years old. From being told he would be crippled for life, he eventually became a long distance runner. He also healed his chronic asthma and colitis by learning to re-pattern his breathing. Most importantly he shifted from being disappointed with his life to finding inner peace.
Fascinated by the healing process and achieving higher states of wellness, Joa practiced Yoga and meditation and became certified in many healing modalities including Fitness Instructor, Aerobic Exercise Specialist, Nutritionist, Iridologist, Massage Therapist (Swedish, Esalan, Neuromuscular Therapy, Acupressure, Polarity Therapy, Reiki Therapy), Herbal Therapist, Colonic Irrigation Therapist, and Hatha Yoga Instructor (White Lotus Certified) and Kundalini Yoga studies. He is founder of Accelerated Healing.
In 1989, a spiritual teacher named Evelyn Jenkins recognized Joa’s spiritually healing psychic abilities and encouraged him to use them professionally. Thousands of readings later, Joa continues to give Spiritual Readings today to help people see their Soul’s potential, purpose, and path.
Joa has had many supportive spiritual teachers of several traditions including Science of Mind and Unity of Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism (Bakti Yoga), and Native American. Joa has experienced the native American Sweat lodge ceremony extensively, and has poured and built lodges. He usually does a Vision Quest each year and puts others up on Mount Shasta each Fall equinox.
Joa’s spiritual seeking shifted to “finding home” when he re-discovered the I AM Activity of Saint Germain at Majestic Mount Shasta, California. Mount Shasta became Joa’s home for 5 blissful years – where he was blessed with dramatic encounters with ascended masters and angels. Then the spiritual glamour seemed to wear off. He felt something was missing as his relationships were not lasting long, and he felt a growing desire to help people (and himself) in a deeper way.
As dramatically he was blessed by the Mt. Shasta in the previous years, the Mountain Spirit discharged him via an auto accident. He moved into the cities looking for a counseling program. Joa discovered the University of Santa Monica (USM) where he learned to heal his childhood pain and his relationships. He discovered that his emotional body had fallen behind as he had been unconsciously spiritually bypassing his emotions, avoiding his human issues, which is deceptively easy to do for those people who are good at getting spiritually high.
After graduating from USM, Joa was called back to Mt. Shasta and told he can live here for the rest of his years. In 2011 Saint Germain revealed himself as Joa’s ascended master sponsor, and invited him to help disseminate the I AM Wisdom by founding the University of Mount Shasta.
Joa asked Saint Germain, “Why me, when many others seem to have more training in the I AM Activity. “ Saint Germain replied that he desires the University of Mount Shasta founded by Joa for 3 main reasons:
- The I AM activity needs a new avenue of expression that is more naturally appealing than religion, because so many have been disempowered by religions. Mr. Janakoayas is relatively new to the activity in this life, has yet to over-interpret the information, and thus can act as a wide open door for newcomers, regardless of their race, color, or religion.
- Mr. Janakoayas earned a masters degree in Spiritual Psychology where he learned to work on all 4 levels: Physical, Emotional, Mental, and Spiritual. Real enlightenment and ascension can not happen without working on all 4 levels.
- The I AM activity needs better representation specifically at Mt. Shasta; which is predicted to be one of the top destinations in the world for people on spiritual pilgrimage to find themselves and their unique purpose to serve the light.
Presently, Joa enjoys gardening, hiking, jogging, camping, dancing, swimming, singing, drumming, his wonderful friends, and wife, Maqua.