Tara has over ten years experience teaching Pilates, the GYROTONIC®  and GYROKINESIS® exercise method and Yamuna Body Rolling. From 2005-2013 she owned her own studio, 'Studio Equilibria' in San Anselmo, CA. Her studio offered private sessions, group classes and workshops. She has a wide range of experience helping folks out with rehabilitation of injuries and has had extensive educational experience in the movement realm. Wind Horse Sanctuary is equipped with a Pilates reformer, wunda chair, springboard, spine corrector, Gyrotonic tower, full selection of Yamuna Body Rolling balls, rollers and various rehabilitation tools.

Tara  first started her teaching career through teaching art and dance to children.  Past educational experiences include Movement Art Therapy at the Tamalpa Insitute with Anna Halprin and a massage degree.  Tara has been an athlete and a dancer all of her life, appearing in numerous individual and group performances. It is through her deep love of movement that she has learned to balance and nurture her whole being. She is inspired by the transformative work of Pilates,  Gyrotonic exercise methods and Yamuna Body Rolling and is honored to be able to share these healing modes of movement with others.

Tara is certified in both Pilates and the Gyrotonic exercise method. Tara studied Pilates with master teacher Ellie Herman (a 800 hour certification course). She has been certified in Pilates by EHS Pilates Institute and by Balanced Body University. Tara was trained in the Gyrotonic exercise method at San Francisco Gyrotonic with Debra Rose and Nora Heiber. She was trained by Yamuna Zake (of Yamuna Body Rolling) to be a certified foot fitness teacher and Yamuna Body Rolling Instructor.  Tara was trained by Debra Rose as a Gyrokinesis instructor and is a Gyrokinesis pre-trainer. 

Tara has studied and taken work-shops with Juliu Horvath, Ellie Herman, Debra Rose, Tamara Yoneda, Nora Heiber, Eric Franklin, Elizabeth Larkam, Lolita San Miguel, Karen Clippinger, Kathy Corey, Rael Isacowitz, Julian Littleford, Christine Romani-Ruby, Kathy Van Patten, Paul Horvath, Sebastian Plettenberg, Angela Crowley, Yamuna Zake, Madeline Black, Leda Franklin, Liz Koch and Sharon Gallagher. 

In her ten years of teaching she has found great rewards in helping people find their own individual expression in movement, whether it be healing an injury, toning the body, loosening tight muscles or relaxing the mind. Using many tools and the modalities of Pilates and the Gyrotonic exercise method, plus extensive rehabilitation knowledge Tara can create a exercise regimen that works to bring your body into balance again.

Whether you are staying at Wind Horse Sanctuary for a workshop, your own personal retreat or are a local person wanting to come in for a session, Tara can accommodate to your needs and give you a fabulous session!

PilatesGyrotonic® & Yamuna Body Rolling Sessions:

Private session - $65

5 sessions - $300 ($60 a session)

10 sessions - $550 ($55 a session)

*Each session can be a combination of the different modalities listed above.