For over 30 years, Carmel led a career as a physiotherapist, working primarily in pediatric care. She came to yoga 12 years ago and since her retirement from physio in 2014, Carmel has had more time to practice and teach. In addition to yoga, Carmel loves spending time with her family, her husband and four kids. Carmel and her husband live in Halifax and they enjoy cycling throughout N.S. and beyond.

In May 2014, Carmel completed her 200 hour yoga teacher training at HY with Sherry Zak and Coeli Marsh. She has enjoyed being a part of the HY community ever since.

About Carmel:

Hometown: Mabou, Cape Breton

Sun sign: Cancer

Favourite Words: Gratitude

I wish for: My children to have happy and full lives

I am thankful for: My health, my family and yoga

What gives you peace: Living in the moment

Why Yoga: I love how it balances the mind, body and spirit

3 words to describe you: Fun, caring and smiley

What/Who inspires you: My 90 year-old mother-in-law – an amazing lady

What can’t you live without: My family

Favourite yoga pose & why: Warrior II, it’s my power pose

Secret comfort food: Chips

Words to live by: Life is not a race

Best Advice: “Sail your own ship” – my mom

What do you love to do for fun: Travel, cycle, ski, read and listen to live music

 

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