Our Team: Candra Smith

Candra Smith

Founder + CEO | Massage Therapist | Certified Ayurveda Wellness Counselor | Private Yoga Instructor

NC LMBT #7236 | E-RYT-500

Candra Smith has studied anatomy, the systems of the body, and movement therapy since 2000. Upon graduation with a degree in Exercise Science from UNCW, her growing love of the mountains brought her to western NC. It was here that she became certified as a Yoga Teacher, Massage Therapist, and Ayurveda Health Counselor.

Candra’s yoga education began with Stephanie Keach at the Asheville Yoga Center in 2005 and the NC School of Yoga in 2010. As an ERYT 500, she now offers both group and private yoga instruction along with workshops and several 300-hour modules across the state.

Candra’s education in massage began in 2006 with the 675-hour program at the Asheville School of Massage and Yoga. She has since studied Reflexology, Craniosacral Therapy, Prenatal Massage, Thai, Advanced Deep Tissue techniques, and Ayurvedic bodywork.

In 2017, Candra became certified as an Ayurveda Health Counselor through the Asheville School of Massage + Yoga. In 2021, she studied at the Maharini Academy in Santa Barbara, CA where she became a licensed Ayurveda panchakarma technician. She currently offers consultations, Shirodhara, Udvartana, Bastis, Abhyanga, Swedana, Pinda Swedana, Nasya, and Netra Tarpana.