Ashtanga Yoga Indianapolis with Carol Tharp Perrin

Carol Tharp Perrin

Carol Tharp-Perrin teaches Ashtanga yoga in Indianapolis. She teaches led 1st and 2nd Series, traditional counted Primary Series, Mysore, and mixed level classes. She also has extensive experience teaching yoga to children, to adolescents in prisons, to competitive figure skaters and to adults with Parkinson's. Carol came to Yoga through the arts. Her knowledge of the mind-body-spirit relationship has evolved through her work in interdisciplinary arts, painting, gymnastics, and figure skating, as an equestrian and as a dancer. Dance ultimately led to Yoga, which has become integral to her life's work.

As an artist with Young Audiences and Very Special Arts, Carol's work with arts-in-education spans more than 30 years. She has been a visiting and consulting artist to universities, schools, communities, hospitals and other institutions, including city, state and national governments throughout North and South America. In addition to English, she is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.

Carol holds a Master's degree in curriculum. She is a 500 level Registered Yoga Teacher through Yoga Alliance and a certified teacher in Hatha and Ashtanga Yoga.

After completing teacher training courses in Hatha and Vinyasa Yoga with Nancy Schalk, Carol completed the First and Second Series Ashtanga teacher certification courses with David Swenson. She has done continued teacher training with David Life and Sharon Gannon, with Tias Little, Donna Farhi, Gary Kraftsow, Jonny Kest, Beryl Bender Birch and Kino MacGregor. She has also studied with Sri. K. Pattabhi Jois, Shiva Rea, Doug Swenson, Annie Carpenter, Judith Lasater, Barbara Kennedy, Wayne Krassner, Christopher Baxter, Paul Grilley, Rolf Gates, Richard Freeman and Rodney Yee.

New beginners are welcome. Ongoing evening and Saturday classes, private and on-location corporate classes are available. Start any time. Downtown, midtown and north side locations.

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