Joke has a Bachlor of Health Science in Chinese Medicine, majoring in Acupuncture, and has a diploma in Swedish massage. She is a registered member of Acupunture NZ, and is ACC accredited.
Originally from Holland Joke has called New Zealand (New Zealand) home for over 30 years.
She has worked as a massage therapist for over 20 years, and in 2011 completed a Bachlor's Degree in Heath Science, majoring in Acupunture. Since early 2012 she has been combining acupunture with massage.
When not working she spends much of her free time in the outdoors tramping, walking, skiing, or kayaking.