Cara’s mission is to educate and inspire busy folks to achieve greater well-being and happiness in their daily lives. Cara has an infectious zest for life, humor and nurturing spirit that will excite you and keep you motivated.
Cara’s approach to coaching is to help you connect to your passion, establish a path to your next steps in life and health plus cognitive tools to help you consciously connect to positive choices. She is a Certified Integrative Holistic Health Coach specializing in whole food nutrition to help people become healthy from the inside out. I currently help to educate people by sharing information by working with clients 1:1 and teaching workshops on holistic nutrition, health, diet, lifestyle, paleo and evolutionary nutrition, gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free and soy-free eating. Cara offers trainings and retreats in the Chicagoland area and abroad featuring yoga, mediation and lifestyle approaches. She has supported and helped countless stressed out, dis-eased, tired, hard working folks who feel that their lives, mind and body are out of balance
Cara is an Illinois Licensed Massage Therapist, Anusara® Certified Yoga Instructor and Yoga Alliance Certified Continuing Education Provider (E-RYT-500). S. Cara offers massage, cupping (dynamic and fire), cold laser, Cranial-sacral, and Reiki.
Cara can help you create positive changes in life to feel great everyday! We all have the opportunity to choose a happy, abundant life.
What People are saying about Cara:
Teacher/student testimonial: “What a great class you taught. I loved the structure and ending with all the seated poses and meditation – back to your roots! This is what makes the difference between a real yoga class and a set of yoga exercises. So powerful and such a great way to reconnect to yourself and life in general!” Rachel, October 2017
“Cara is a gifted teacher who suffuses her classes with joy. Her deep well of knowledge is matched by her laser like focus on alignment . Each and every class is a journey tempered with laughter.”
Felicia Holtz, Owner, North Branch Yoga, Skokie IL
“I have worked with Cara for many years. Cara’s positive, uplifting energy, knowledge of yoga philosophy and anatomy, and thoughtful sequencing draw me to her classes. She also creates a warm, positive community within her classes.”
Vannia Phillips, Yoga Instructor & Viola teacher
“Cara’s teaching inspires me!” Karen J.
“I really enjoy Cara’s classes are her wonderful joyful personality” Donna W.
“Your teaching has had such a positive impact on my life!” Margaret
“I have been practicing for over 20 years it is a rare treasure to find a teacher like Cara. Cara brings depth and understanding of the body and spirit to her yoga teaching. She is mindful of her students alignment and brings high intentions to the practice. I have participated in her retreats delightful! Tara Riley
“Thank you for being you and the way you help us both in yoga and metal attitudes. You have spoken a lot about how to learn to love the person who creates the greatest anxiety when you deal with him.For me that person is my dad, who for many reasons made me very upset when he called or emailed due to past garbage. Your teachings have helped me approach interactions with him in a different way because I control how I let others make me feel. Now I read his emails, send a reply and feel ok about it. He is a music fan and last night I called him to let him know about the last opera for the season and invited him for dinner this Friday. You have given me my father back through you’re the words you speak and the actions you take with others”. name withheld
“A truly remarkable healer, Cara Zaruba Butler exudes wellness and joy, peace and optimism. Cara’s healing hands bring me relief from painful muscle tension and release a positive energy I sometimes forget I have. A massage with Cara fills me with instant sunshine and brings me to a state of well-being. She is extremely knowledgeable about all areas of wellness and the healing of mind, body, and spirit. My favorite present to myself is a deep tissue massage with this gifted healer and amazing woman”. Lynn F.