Private Yoga Sessions

Personalize your yoga practice
Promote deep healing through yoga therapy

Individual sessions with an experienced yoga therapist can help you develop a meaningful home yoga practice, lead you in new directions for self-healing, or nurture you through a difficult time in your life.

Carla McAdams and Margy Smariga offer private sessions at MSY, combining over 20 years of yoga teaching experience and thousands of hours of training.  They are also both honored to be faculty members of yoga teacher training programs.  Learn more about what private sessions can offer you here.

Consider scheduling an appointment  today!


Carla McAdams, MA, E-RYT500, C-IAYT, RPYT

Yoga has woven a path of practice, study and self-realization throughout CarlaCameoRt70Carla’s life since she was young, leading her to teach yoga in 2000 and open Mountain Spirit Yoga in 2007. Drawing from many styles of yoga and several years of teaching experience, she crafts in-depth classes that are safe for her students to explore movement in their bodies, while creating stillness in their minds and compassion in their hearts. Carla is professionally certified by the Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health and is an experienced teacher of therapeutic yoga. She is a yoga therapist, graduating  from Integrated Yoga Therapy, one of the pre-eminent yoga  therapy training programs certified by the International Association of Yoga Therapists, of which she is a member. She also holds advanced yoga therapy training certificates in Prenatal Yoga, Yoga for Back Care and Scoliosis, and Yoga Therapy through Body Balance Yoga. In addition, she has extensive training in Yoga for Seniors, including a Yoga for Seniors training through Duke Integrative Medicine. She teaches in a local teacher training program. Off the mat, Carla’s passions include dancing, gardening, immersing herself in nature, and traveling – anywhere, anytime.


Margy Smariga, E-RYT500, CYT

 MargyCameoRtMargy is an experienced yoga teacher and certified yoga therapist trained in the Viniyoga tradition. She completed her 200-hour teacher training with Bagheera Yoga/PruYoga and began teaching in 2005. Realizing that she wanted to specialize in the therapeutic applications of yoga, she began studying with Gary Kraftsow and the faculty of the American Viniyoga Institute (AVI).

MargyPrivateSessionVShe commuted to California for four years to complete AVI’s 500-hour advanced teacher training and a second 500-hour yoga therapist training. In addition, she has completed professional trainings in yoga for seniors and yoga for cancer. Margy is on the faculty of AVI’s teacher training program and is a member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists. She is honored to share her love of yoga with others and to help individuals of all ages and abilities discover the many benefits that yoga offers them. For more information, visit