YOUR YOGA TEACHER IN THE SMOKIES
Caroline Iantosca, RYT-200, has had a lifelong fascination with the body’s capacity to move, adapt, heal and perform. A long-distance runner, hiker, and athlete, she has been practicing yoga and meditation for over a decade to increase her performance, prevent injuries, manage stress and live with intention.
After thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail in 2017, Caroline moved to Gatlinburg, TN to guide backpacking trips in the Smoky Mountains for REI Adventures. She began teaching yoga to help her clients ease the aches and pains that came from hiking long miles in the backcountry, passionate about helping people feel their best and explore their potential.
Caroline’s classes are just as much of a work-in as they are a work-out: you can expect guided meditations and inspirational readings alongside innovative flows that leave you feeling centered, empowered, and rejuvenated. She teaches from a holistic and anatomically-informed perspective, incorporating breathwork, movement and philosophy into each practice. With a background as a classically-trained cellist, she uses music and sound integration to set a tone for the space and deepen the class experience for her students.
Caroline completed her 200-hour training at the Asheville Yoga Center in North Carolina, where she is currently pursuing her Advanced Studies Certificate. Her specialties include Yoga for Pelvic Health, Yin, Restorative, and Ashtanga practices. She is also a certified Wilderness First Responder.