Carmela Lacey was introduced to Ashtanga Yoga in 1996 and, after discovering its multitude of benefits, began a daily practice in July 1997.

She has completed 1st Series (Primary), 2nd Series (Intermediate) and worked on the 3rd Series (Advanced A) of the Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga method under the guidance of Monica Gauci and Gregor Maehle of

Carmela is an accomplished instructor and practitioner, a proven successful teacher with various yoga schools in Perth, Western Australia. She completed a three year Teacher Training program with 8Limbs’ in 2002 & commenced teaching in January 2000.

Her inspiring approach focuses on observational, technical and communicative skills. She is dynamic, passionate and gives great attention to detail. She continues to research varying integrated functional movement techniques and how they can be incorporated into a yoga class to benefit a students practice.

She has been fortunate enough to experience teaching internationally in the USA and Bail, with future workshops and retreats in the planning stages.

After experiencing pregnancy and birth, she has designed (DVD available, see retail section), and now teaches a unique form of Pre and Post-natal yoga and continues to research this area.

Carmela dedicates her time to teaching yoga and to a six day practice, which includes meditation, kriya (cleansing techniques) and pranayama (breathing techniques). She is also involved in 8Limbs’ Teacher Training Program and looking after her family. Her education continues by attending various yoga workshops and reading sources of yoga material regularly. She is available for private lessons, enhancing a student’s individual practice.

“Carmela, thank you very much for your generous, persistent and unconditional instruction. I really admire your dedication and professionalism.” Rachael, student of 8Limbs.