Carmela was introduced to Ashtanga Yoga in 1996 and after discovering its multitude of benefits, she began a daily practice in June 1997.
Carmela completed the Teacher Training program with 8 Limbs in 2002. She has completed the Primary and Intermediate Series and is adding on the Advanced Series.
She has completed 1st Series (Primary), 2nd Series (Intermediate) and works on the 3rd Series (Advanced A) of the Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga method. She also explores other types of movement for functionality, mobility and stability.
Carmela completed the Teacher Training program with Monica Gauci and Gregor Maehle in 2002 (750hours+) and has been teaching since January 2000. She is a a registered level 2 teacher with Yoga Australia.
Her inspiring approach focuses on observational, technical and communicative skills. She continues to research different areas of functional movement to not only assist her practice in times of need but also the student.
Carmela is also involved in a Yoga Mentorship Program for teachers via her yoga teachers. Her education continues by attending various yoga workshop, researching and reading sources of material regularly. She is continues to be mentored and guided by her teachers, Dr Monica Gauci and renowned author Gregor Maehle.
‘…by keeping on this path, we slowly peel back the layers to reveal this joy and freedom… when we cleanse our bodies and mind with this discipline, we start to see streams of Light in the tunnel of darkness…’