Helping people live a more balanced and harmonious life through the use of yoga and vibrational sound therapy is the focus of my work. Offering caring, compassionate, and comforting sessions that are convenient to fit into your life.
I have been teaching yoga for 3 years. My training I did with Ignite Yoga and Wellness Institute in Orlando. After my training I obtained my 200 hour Yoga Alliance Certification. I specialize in gentle, beginners, restorative, and chair yoga.
Vibrational Sound Therapy I have been doing for 6 years. I play crystal and tibetan singing bowls, chimes, gong, tuning forks, bells, and drums. The sounds that come from those instruments help assist in relaxation and meditation. They also assist in healing aliments of mind and body.
Besides teaching yoga I work as a caregiver for elderly peeple with memory loss. I help to provide a good quality of life and companionship when family and friends cannot due to work and other life obligations. I help with day to day tasks, appointments, meal planning, shopping, and communication. I use music to help bring back memories and uplift energy. I do various activites that are "no fail" to keep their minds and bodies active as well.
I hold an active certification in CPR and First Aid for your safety and mine.
It has been my joy and passion in life being able to put a smile on someone's face and make them feel valued, appreciated, and nurtured.
I look forward to what the future holds and wish you the very best today and always.
I enjoy helping others unwind, destress, relax, and smile. Making someone's day lighter and brighter, helping people to let go, release stuck emotions, and ease body aches and pains. I enjoy sharing the therapuetic benenfits of yoga and the many ways it can be used to help. I enjoy holding a safe and comforting energetic space for you. A space where you can put everything on hold for the time you are with me so that you use that time solely for yourself and your needs. When you take time for yourself you can then take better care of everything else.
I loved how intimate the class was because I felt very comfortable and was able to receive tons of one-on-one assistance with difficult poses. This was the most creative yoga class I attended because it also incorporated sound therapy and a longer, more deep meditation. I really looked forward to a complete unwind every Sunday because starting a new week. Tara has a very soothing voice and has a way of encouraging students with all different levels of experience in yoga. I can’t wait to take this unique and helpful class again in the near future !
It is nurturing and gentle. They honor the person as a "whole" on all levels of being.
I am a beginner in yoga. I felt not only comfortable at the class but was also challenged in a positive way to move past my imagined limitations. I always look forward to this class. Tara is amazing! She incorporates yoga and sound healing into a spiritual, physical , emotional healing journey. I highly recommend 3CYoga! It will change everything about you in an amazing and positive way!
Private lessons are customized specifically for you. They take place in the comfort of your own space where you can feel relaxed and at ease. At a time and day convenient to fit into your schedule.
Our first meeting is complimentary. It's an open dialogue where we get to know one another. We expand on the goals you are wanting to achieve and go over any injuries or health concerns that I need to be aware of.
During this meeting we will do a mini yoga session that will be very gentle and basic. I do this for a few reasons.
First, is so you can get a feel for the way I teach. It is important you feel comfortable with your instructor, like their style of teaching, and that there is a good energetic connection between you both.
The second reason I do a mini session is so you can do some of the basic yoga asanas (poses) and get a feeling of how we use breath to connect with these poses.
This all leads to my third reason for free mini session. It gives me the opportunity to see where you are at so moving forward, I can have an idea of how to pace our sessions.
Sidenote: A huge bonus of private yoga lessons and small group lessons is the fact that you have my full attention. This allows me to be hands on, adjusting your body and providing modifications as needed. I would much rather show you how to do a modification of a pose and have you in proper alignment then have you do the pose full out and have no foundation. A firm foundation and proper alignment prevent injuries.
At the end of our first metting/mini session we will go over the different options I think that would be good for what your goals are. You give me your feedback and let me know how you want to move forward from there.
**My first meeting/mini session with you is always free of charge. However, if you live more that 10 miles from me I do have to charge for travel time a flat rate of $10 - $20 depending on where you are located. This is for first time meeting/mini session only and only if you are more than 10 miles away from me. Thank you for understanding.**
200 hour Teacher Training through Ignite Yoga and Wellness Institute - Yoga Alliance Certified
Sound Practicioner Certified
CPR and First Aid Certified
There is no charge for this first meeting/mini session. However, if you live more than 10 miles away from me I do need to charge for travel time. Depending on where you are located I charge a flat rate of $7 to $15. Again, this is just for the first session and only if you live further than 10 miles from me. Thank you for understanding.
After our first meeting we then come up with a plan that best fits your needs and the price is determined based on that. Everyone is unique and has their own reasons for why they are seeking out lessons. Prices vary based on frequncey, if there is more than 1 person, length of session, etc...
I was guided to take my teacher training during a very difficult time in my life. A time when it felt like things were unraveling right before my eyes and I had no way to reign it back in.
I was invited to attend an info session on a teacher training near by. I thought the training seemed like it would be great for some, but not for me. I let my negative self talk immediately step in telling myself "I'm not flexible, I have injuries that will prevent me from doing certain poses, how can I teach, I'm going through my own issues and am not in the best head space how can I teach, and finances are not stable, I cannot afford it anyways".
The training was starting in a couple of weeks and there was another info session and I was invited again. I went this time and it really did seem like something I would enjoy but my insecurities told me there was no way I could do this.
After that session the instructor followed up with me the next day, she wanted to know why I did not want to join, she thought I would be a great instructor. I shared with her my reasons. She said yoga is not about being flexible and in shape. She said it will help your head space, we all are not perfect and we all have moments in life where things get tough but that is what makes you relatable, real, and able to speak from experience the therapuetic benefits of yoga.
She offered for me to take the first few classes of the training at no charge to get a better understanding of the reasons behind yoga and the way her training is taught. Still hesitant to join I took her sugesstion and attended the first few classes.
She held an energetic safe and nurturing space for us all in every class. She taught us the foundations and history of yoga and the reasons why it was created and practiced. She explained that there is so much more to yoga and being a yoga instructor than being able to bend into a pretzel and do a head stand. We learned yoga is about taking what you learn on the mat, off the mat. It's about how you bring the teachings of yoga into your interactions with others, the world around you, and most importantly yourself. It's a union of your mind, body, and spirit, it's a union of you and the world around and inside of you.
I started to see and feel the transformation just from those first few classes and decided to join the training.
It was one of the best experiences I ever had and I learned so much about myself, it was beautiful.
I still am not the most flexible person nor can I stand on my head but I'm okay with that. It's how I apply yoga in my teaching and everyday life that matters.
I am very thankful to my teacher for opening my eyes and helping me on my journey. I have met many wonderful people who not only learned from me but I learned from as well, sharing this beautiful practice with one another.
Teaching is a mutually symbiotic relationship that is unique and special to every person you have the honor of working with.
Mostly women ages 27 to 85 and girls ages 8 to 17.
Many new to yoga, or with little experience. Many needing just an outlet to take time for themselves to let go and relax. Many that are going through the difficult changes our bodies go through as we get older and don't know how to deal with these changes. Women who also have physical, emotional, and/or mental ailments that they want relief from.
Look for someone who is personable, someone you feel a connection with.
Someone who is compassionate and passionate about what they do.
A person who holds a safe and comforting energetic space for you to pratice in.
Someone who puts your needs first and allows you to freely express how you are feeling. Sometimes yoga and or meditation can release blocked energies and those come out of us emotionally and its completely okay if that happens.
Someone who puts safety as a top priority. Making sure to do adjustments proplerly.
Someone who checks in with you before and after class making sure there are no issues going on with your body that needs to be addressed and that your goals are being met.
What it is that the student wants to achieve from their sessions?
What kind of yoga are they seeking? Gentle, Beginner, Therapeutic, Moderate, Advanced?
What traits or qualities do they think they would like a teacher to have?