Karla A. Cain
NAMA Board Certified Ayurveda Practitioner, Ayurveda Body Therapist
E-RYT-500 Yoga Instructor, YACEP, YTT Lead Trainer
ACE Certified Fitness Instructor & Behavioral Change Specialist
Founder, Sattvic Sage Ayurveda & Yoga
Founder, Sattvic Sage Solutions, LLC
Karla led a previous lifetime career in the NASD/SEC Financial Industry, employed by the 2 largest firms on Wall Street, having 23+ years experience in Brokerage Account Administration, Financial Planning, Investment Advisory, Investment State Law, Insurance, Staff Coaching & Training, Marketing, Business Development, Networking and Public Relations.
Her own personal experience with disconnection, anxiety, illness and imbalance led her on a journey to discover Yoga in 1998 and Ayurveda in 2010.
After some years of continuous study and profound personal healing, she discovered a true passion for Ayurveda & Yoga. In 2015, she consciously left the corporate world to make holistic healing her primary focus. She is deeply fulfilled by sharing traditional teachings with her community.
She has studied Yoga, Ayurveda, Meditation, Ayurvedic Herbs and Panćakarma Therapies in the USA, Italy and India. She has completed countless courses, workshops and conferences in these Eastern Healing Arts as well as Western Anatomy, Nutrition and Herbology. She is a national ACE-Certified Fitness Instructor & Behavioral Change Specialist. She is a Yoga Instructor for The Hindu Temple of Greater Chicago and continues to visit her yoga family there in Lemont, IL.
As a Chicago native, she currently maintains her private Ayurvedic practice and (RYS) Yoga Teacher Training Program at her new home in the Western Suburbs of Phoenix, AZ - but also in the Western Suburbs of Chicago at Soderworld Wellness Center. She offers public and private Yoga/Meditation sessions, personal Consultations on Ayurvedic Health & Wellness, Seasonal Group Cleanse Programs & Panćakarma Body Therapies. She conducts open Classes, Courses, Workshops, Fire Ceremonies & Drum Circles on natural living, spiritual exploration, connection & healing, herbal remedies & the introduction of Ayurveda to her community.
Outside of her private practice, she is visiting faculty for Ananda Ayurveda Academy, as well as various Yoga Teacher Training courses offered to YTT students in Chicago and Phoenix. Additionally, she loves to assist in hosting Retreats in the warm, AZ desert~
She is the Founder of Sattvic Sage Solutions, an IT Software EMR System created specifically for Ayurvedic Counselors, Practitioners and B.A.M.S.