Carla Jean Whitley


Carla Jean Whitley has practiced yoga regularly since 2011 and in 2014 graduated from Sacred Glow Yoga’s 200-hour teacher training program. She is registered with Yoga Alliance, studies regularly with Sacred Glow’s Melissa Scott and has completed master classes with Sadie Nardini and Bryan Kest. She is also a writer, editor and teacher based in Birmingham, Alabama, where she is managing editor of Birmingham magazine. Carla Jean's first book, Muscle Shoals Sound Studio: How the Swampers Changed American Music, was published by The History Press in 2014 and is available wherever books are sold. Her favorite yoga pose is bakasana, and her favorite cats are orange. Connect with her at

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Balancing Act: Yoga Essays
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Yoga
Carla Jean Whitley dwelled in the world of her mind--until she turned 30. She knew she must become active to continue to thrive. The answer was yoga. After falling head over feet for the practice , she quickly became a yogavangelist, sharing the practice's powerful benefits. This essay collection recounts her journey from newbie to certified yoga instructor.

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