TARA NICOLE BLAKE
BA (Psychology) MC (candidate)
Tara has a BA in psychology and she is currently completing a Master's in Counselling through City University of Canada. Her focus is supporting women with anxiety and depression. Tara's work in counselling is trauma informed and solution focused with an emphasis on safety and collaboration.
Senior Yoga Teacher E-RYT500, C-IAYT
Trained in yoga by her most influential teacher Esther Myers, she also studied with Monica Voss and Sandra Sammartino. Her passion for yoga is the unfolding of movement through the breath and gravity as taught by Vanda Scaravelli. Tara's focus is returning to naturalness and ease. Moving this way through an exploration of posture and breathing is a challenging practice for beginner and advanced students alike. Using intelligent and dynamic practice and her approach to yoga is grounded in the eternal wisdom possible in each student. She has had a dedicatied vipassana meditation practice for many years and has been teaching yoga full time since in 2001.
Since the arrival of covid Tara has been leading classes online and has closed the yoga studio to in person classes.
Tara is the owner of Yogaroots and leads international yoga retreats. She has deveolped and led numerous workshops and in-depth Yoga Alliance registered 500+ hr Yoga Teacher Training Programs, all inspired by Vanda Scaravelli and Esther Myers.
BA, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT
I really enjoy the variety within the routine, pace, challenge of Tara's class. And of course I <3 savasana, Tara's guided relaxation is pure magic