Stretch & Flow
Carla is the creator, co-owner and director of The Studio @ 3 Elements for the past 6 years, a supportive empowering space that brings various types of yoga, meditation, art and community together. She focuses on bringing open hearts and minds together to uplift and empower one another. She is also a huge believer in the power of community. A die hard optimist. A people enthusiast and loves all things that assist in the upliftment, enlightenment and betterment of all people!
Carla is a native New Yorker who has been on the seekers journey since her early teenage years when she was forced to move to a small island on the Adriatic coast where with no distractions of the big city, was forced to look inward, thus leading her on a fantastic journey connecting her with many interesting and inspiring teachers. She took any and every non-conventional route which eventually lead her back to her hometown New York where she received a degree in Fine and Performing Arts and began a 7 year career at LaMaMa Etc. where she relished in all things experimental. She also performs regularly in her family’s band BAD BUKA, a gypsy punk rock band that brings love, light and celebration through the power of music and its ability to raise consciousness.
She is a certified yoga teacher who brings many different traditions of yoga and spiritual philosophy into her classes. She likes to incorporate lots of creative flows, safe alignment, breath work, sound and awareness. She teaches meditation and performs Sound Healings regularly. She is also a Reiki practitioner, Doula, Placenta Specialist, artist and Intuitive Healer. She regularly holds rituals, classes and ceremony for all stages of life.