Carmel had been practicing Yoga and Meditation ( daily practice of Transcendental Meditation) for 20 years and teaching Yoga since 2002. She completed her 200 hour Teacher Training with the YTTC in 2002 and since went on to complete a diploma in Yoga Therapy. She has also done teacher training with Shiva Rea in Fluid Power- The Vinyasa Wave , and holds certification in Yin Yoga & Meditation from Sarah Powers, Josh Summers and Sebastian Pucelle. She recently completed training in Relax & Renew R Restorative Yoga with Judith Hanson Lasater. Carmel is also BirthlightTM trained with Francoise Freedman & Uma Dinsmore Tuli in 2005 to teach Ante-Natal yoga and went on to train in Baby Yoga soon after. She has attended workshops and is influenced by such greats as Donna Farhi, Howard Napper, Dr Ruth Gilmore, Laurence O Toole, Andrea Ram OM, including Pranayama workshops with Swami Pragamurti Saraswati.
She also holds qualifications in ITEC Level 3 Anatomy & Physiology, Indian Head Massage and Reiki 1.
She previously work in the Pharma Chem industry and is a holder of a H dip and MSc in Chemistry.
Her style is a fusion of precision and alignment in accordance with the Iyengar school but she likes to mix this with the dynamic breath and flow sequences for more advanced levels.
Carmel teaches Dynamic Flow, Therapeutic Yoga, Ante Natal, Baby Yoga, Yin/Restorative.
Carmel approaches her yoga classes in a light-hearted and fun way, and because of her strong background in the Sciences allows students to create their own space, develop a focused attitude, and guides students to explore their own potential to experience the many benefits of yoga.
She also has her own on-line yoga shop