My name is Clair Carter. I am a yoga teacher and blogger from Ireland.
I first came to practice yoga in my final year at University in 2011. I started with Ashtanga yoga and this has been my primary yoga practice since then. I have practiced extensively here in Ireland, Spain and during trips to India. I have also completed a year long Hatha Yoga teacher training in Ireland.
During my second trip to India in 2013 I spent 3 months practicing Ashtanga yoga with Indian teacher Jai Prakash in Mysore, India. I recently returned to India in December 2015 for another 3 months of deepening my Ashtanga practice and understanding, this time with senior Certified teacher Rolf Naujokat in Goa. I practice as regularly as possible with my teachers : Certified Ashtanga teahcer Luke Jordan and Authorized level 2 teacher Sonja Radvila.
Most recent schools of practice include Ashtanga Yoga BCN (Barcelona) and Ashtanga Yoga London with Senior certified teacher Hamish Hendry.
It was during this last trip to India that I was able to continue working on my project The Many Faces of Yoga.
The inspiration behind this project is that I really believe that yoga and its endless benefits are accessible to all and are not dependent on gender, size, lifestyle, age, background or culture. I have been extremely grateful to get to meet and interview so many different yogis and yoginis from all over the world. Through this I have learnt so much about what Yoga is for each person.
I have personally experienced that yoga and this lifestyle can have profound effects and bring about deep changes in life- physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually.
Through teaching, practicing yoga all over the world and interviewing so many teachers and practitioners I have learnt that yoga is something which is unique to each individual which I wish to share with others.
When I am not practicing yoga I am travelling, eating vegan food and exploring the vegan scene around the world. I am extremely motivated and concerned about our impact on the world and environment and so I continue to discover and seek out sustainable companies , initiatives and ways to move through the world with the most gentle footsteps that we can. #plasticfree #saveouroceans #banplastic #reduceyouwaste