specializes in teaching restorative and gentle yoga in teacher trainings as well as weekly classes. Her intuitive approach and expert understanding of the science of relaxation, creates a deep restorative yoga experience for her students. Recognized for her inspiring class themes, knowledgeable understanding of restorative postures, and guided meditations.
Carolyn first came to yoga to address stress and anxiety generated during her husband’s military deployment. Through restorative yoga, she found an oasis of peace, as well as the inner strength and courage to face life’s challenges. Impressed by the benefits of yoga, Carolyn was inspired to share her love of this beautiful practice with others.
Carolyn Chaiko is an RYT 200 hour YA certified yoga instructor dedicated to teaching restorative and gentle yoga. Trainings include Judith Hansen Lasater, Jillian Pransky, and Gisele Mogan. Carolyn is also certified in Yin and Thai Massage. As an Usui Reiki Master / Master Teacher, she provides all levels of Reiki trainings and attunements.
Off the mat, Carolyn is a licensed Architect, with a successful professional career spanning more than 20 years. Carolyn enjoys “holding space” for both architecture and yoga.