Carla dedicates her life to practicing, studying, and teaching yoga. She began practicing yoga in 1985 (Iyengar Yoga). She discovered Ashtanga yoga in 1993 with Danny Paradise, and since then, she has never left this practice of yoga. She has practiced yoga under the guidance of the Masters Patthabi Jois, Lino Miele (she was her assistant for 10 years), John Scott, David Swenson, Nancy Gilgoff, Manju Pattabhi Jois. Since 2005 he has been following the teachings of Master Richard Freeman and his wife Mary Taylor.