Carla Olla

Carla Olla is a 300-hour ERYT yoga teacher and owner/director of Rhinebeck Yoga Center. Prior to that, she served as the founder and owner of Love Yoga Center in Naples, Florida, where she developed yoga teacher training programs. She has led numerous “Journey to Sacred India” retreats to share her love of the land where yoga was born, and coproduced an informational DVD, Chair Yoga for a Vital Life with Paula Hanke.

Olla became a Jivamukti certified yoga teacher in 2012 and also holds certificates in Ayurveda Yoga, Reiki, and Thai Yoga Massage. Before becoming a yoga teacher, Olla worked as a professional musician and was guitarist on a world tour with Deborah Harry, earning her a Gold Record. In her spare time, she studies Sanskrit, is learning to play the Harmonium, and enjoys hiking, as well as sitting and dreaming in the Catskill Mountains.