Carollanne received her first Yoga Teacher Certification from Kripalu Yoga Center in 1978. Since then, she has received numerous Yoga Teacher Trainings from: Richard Freeman, Erich Schiffmann, Donna Farhi, Sarah Powers, Cheri Clampett, Paul Grilley and Arturo Peal. Carollanne is also a licensed massage therapist in private practice full-time since 1989.
She is a longtime student of Ayurveda, the holistic healthcare system from India, studying Jyotish with Jeffrey Armstrong (Vedic Arts and Science Academy); Ayurveda with David Frawley (American Institute of Vedic Studies), Ancient Ayurveda with Gandharva Sauls (Ayurveda Yoga Institute) and Sanskrit with Vyaas Houston (American Sanskrit Institute). She has also received Ayurvedic Marma Therapy training from Dr. Martina Ziska, D. Ay and 3 levels of Cranio-Sacral Therapy certification through Upledger Institute.
Carollanne was interim manager of the Santa Barbara Yoga Center in Santa Barbara CA , and a contributing editor to Joseph LePage on the “Integrative Yoga Therapy” Training Manual. The featured presenter in 3 training videos/DVD’s, and author of “Earth Medicine and Healing Stones”, she is respected as both a bodywork and yoga therapy instructor at the national and international level. Massage Magazine called Carollanne “…one of the nation’s top body therapists.”