Tara Seymour

Tara Seymour

Group Exercise Instructor
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When did you start at SAC? And why do you work in the fitness industry?


What is your job title and description?

I am an RYT 500 with yoga alliance. I received my certificate in bend ,2010. I teach Hot Yoga, Vinyasa Flow and beginner yoga. I am a long time Ashtanga practitioner of 20 years. After my teacher left central oregon, I decided to got to teacher training.  In October 2015, I travelled to India to continue my yoga education and receive another 300 hours of education, along with my father who is also a yoga teacher. 


My college education is actually in creative writing, and I am a licensed massage therapist. Being a massage therapist  since 1994 helps with my adjustments in yoga. I am very familiar with anatomy and physiology.  As well as teaching yoga, I also teach skiing in the winter months at ski areas all over the NW, including Alaska. I am also am a published writer for several ski magazines.

What are your hobbies?

My hobbies include, skiing , running and spending time outside with my family .I have two beautiful children & an amazing husband, we enjoy skiing, hiking, rafting and biking activities together.

What is something quirky/interesting about you? or What is your favorite quote?

I spent part of my my childhood growing up on a sail boat. I was also home schooled from the grades  4-9 , because my family was always traveling. I still love to travel all over the world, and hope to get to many more countries.

yoga is 99 % practice and 1% theory ( K. Pattabhi Jois)