Tara Stiles

Guest Yoga Instructor

Tara Stiles is the founder of Strala, the school for yoga, tai chi, and traditional Chinese medicine. Thousands of Guides lead Strala classes, widely known for their easy-going uplifting approach, around the world in studios, gyms, and health clubs, and Strala is practiced by a very large online community in nearly 100 countries. Strala has been illustrated in a case study by Harvard Business School, and its practices of ease and connection are incorporated by business leaders, entrepreneurs, and well-being professionals everywhere.

Tara teams up with W Hotels, bringing Strala Yoga and healthy recipes to W properties around the globe. She collaborated with Reebok to create the Reebok Yoga lifestyle range, and has authored several best-selling books, including Yoga Cures, Make Your Own Rules Cookbook, and Strala Yoga, all translated and published in many languages. She has been profiled by The New York Times, Times of India, The Times (UK), and featured in most major national and international magazines.

Tara supports the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, President Clinton’s initiative to combat childhood obesity, bringing Strala classes to more than 30,000 participating schools. Tara is married to Mike Taylor, and they live in Dumbo, Brooklyn with their daughter Daisy.