Carla dedicates her life to practicing, studying, and teaching yoga. She began practicing yoga (Iyengar yoga) in 1985 with Rena Mirecka, collaborator of J. Grotowski. In 1987, she continued to study under Moreno Lupetti of the Italian Yoga Federation. She discovered Ashtanga yoga in 1993 while organizing a yoga retreat 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.