• Being Illuminated
  • Stay
  • What is healthy spiritual energy?
  • Darkness is simply the absence of light
  • Do you steal the space to heal?
  • Nature's Message for Humanity
  • The Owl's Wisdom
  • Being Illuminated

    First, the eagle was facing East, toward the rising sun, a position of reverence to the Great Sun or Son of God. The East represents new beginnings, or even just a recommitment to our daily intentions.

    Read more

  • Stay "Upside Down"

    The nuthatch, also called the “upside down bird”, greeted me this morning, reminding me again to get out of my head and into my heart. It has been giving me this message since the New Year began.

    Read more

  • What is healthy spiritual energy?

    Yoga, as well as many spiritual traditions, recognizes that the body can not be separated from our energy, emotions, mind and spirit.

    Read more

  • Darkness is simply the absence of light

    Like most people, I feel uncomfortable with the dark side of humanity, because its seat is within me. It's manifestation occurs in my mind. This has become a central theme in my work with clients and yoga students this year.

    Read more

  • Do you steal the space to heal?

    My recent experience of feeling down resulted in a greater appreciation for the potential of darkness. Holding this space for myself was very uncomfortable, unbearable even, but there were a few things that guided me through.

    Read more

  • Nature's Message for Humanity

    On this morning's walk in the woods, I asked for a Message for Humanity. The Chipmunk came in quickly, presenting itself for the third time this week, in an unusual way.

    Read more

  • The Owl's Wisdom

    The Barred Owl spread its wings, lifting up from the ground to my left and landing on a tree branch directly in front of me. It rotated its head away, and then all the way back towards me, as though letting me know...

    Read more

ferrara carlaCarla Ferrara is a graduate of the YogaLife Institute’s 200-hour Classical Yoga Teacher Training program. Carla first started practicing yoga years ago, became certified, and has been teaching both chair and mat classes at the Workout Club and Wellness Center in Salem, Manchester and Londonderry NH for many years now.  She is also a certified Personal Trainer. As an avid rower, biker and runner, she saw the advantages of practicing yoga to enhance her technique and mindset during those other activities. This inspired her to train further in classical yoga. Little did she know that she would explore much more than technique and mindset in her yoga studies. As a result, she has been able to connect deeper with clients not only on a mind and body level, but also on a spirit level as a yoga teacher and Personal Trainer.

Carla’s main career focus has become a Functional Nutrition and Lifestyle Practitioner and was certified through Functional Nutrition Alliance, formerly Replenish PDX. Yoga philosophy and techniques are integral keys in the full body approach to healing that functional medicine practice encourages, and incorporating mind, body, spirit concepts to help heal people with chronic health and trauma challenges.

Yoga Philosophy 101

philosophy texts

Bring Your Yoga to Life!

This program is for anyone interested in learning more about Yoga philosophy and how to incorporate it into their lives through Self awareness, positive thinking, healthy living, stress management, personal growth and empowerment.

Click here to learn more.

Blog

blog

A treasure trove of yoga philosophy!

Our teachers, as well as our daily practice, serve to provide a "reminder" of what we already know in our hearts and souls to be true. The following writings reflect these reminders that we need practice and more practice, and a community that supports us in our path towards enlightenment.

Graduates

graduates

Graduate Biographies

The training programs through the YogaLife Institute emphasize the "living of Yoga" and thereby bring personal transformation to those who are ready and willing. We believe that those individuals who live their Yoga make the best Yoga instructors.

white yogalife logo

Address

6 Chestnut Street

Suite A

Exeter, NH 03833

603-479-3865

Directions

 

 

Receive Our Newsletter

Subscribe