Tara was born in Holland. In 1991, she became a certified rebirther in Haarlem and in 1995, she finished an intensive four-year massage training learning classical massage, rebalancing, and Shiatsu. She learned Thai-yoga massage in Thailand and Ayurvedic yoga massage in India. She likes to share the knowledge of this ancient practice and intermix it with a mantra and pranayama. She uses alignment principles and fun to bring in her own unique teaching style. She specializes in Hatha yoga, Flow yoga, Yin yoga, meditation and pranayama, and teach for over 25 years.
Athina Goldberg Canada
April 2017, BookCulinaryVacations
The facilitators were excellent, warm, welcoming, knowledgeable. The mix of activities with the yoga was great.
More variety in food would be helpful.
More 'get to know you' activities at the beginning with the group.
Klaudia United Kingdom
Wisdom of Horses Yoga Retreat with Tara and Kim, who are such generous and authentic people, was one of the most life-changing experiences for me. Located in a beautiful Spanish village surrounded by mountains, astonishing views and pleasant climate made the perfect place for yoga retreat. Creative, delicious daily meals full of healthy local ingredients and 'live food' was the great opportunity to heal my body. On the other hand, yoga classes were just on the right level for everyone from beginners to more advanced, and combined with meditation gave a wonderful start to a new day leaving you feeling relaxed and energized at the same time. But the real highlight of this retreat were sessions with Kim and her horses. The beautiful bond between Kim and horses was easily seen and for me she brought the human – horse relationship to a different level. I was able to learn a lot about myself through interaction with horses and see many thing from a different perspective. Being surrounded by like-minded people gave me new strength on my life journey. I would recommend this retreat to anyone with all my heart!
Every morning I was delighted by a beautiful breakfast table with a delicious smoothie and many other goodies. All of the food were made with so much love and creativity and tasted very good. You both brought a lot of humor, joy and warmth to this week. The yoga sessions where never boring, always different, relaxing and I learned a lot from them. The time with the horses were also very special for me, especially when we made the beautiful walk along the river. Thank you both for an amazing week, I went back home fully charged again!
Not enough words to describe the marvellous retreat. Excelent teachers, proffesional cooking, delicious and superb healthy rawfood, nice place, lots of sun and fun!!! So I came back with body and mind totaly in shape. Thanks Tara!!
Dearest Tara. Thank you, we had the best 10 days I have experienced in a long time. I still have peace in my heart and a calm and clear mind and hope I will be able to hold on to that feeling and the memory of a wonderful time with you, the place and people.
Simone Freitag Germany
Dear Tara, thank you so much for a wonderful, relaxing retreat. I enjoyed the food, the yoga and the people. Raw food has not been a major focus until now, but Sam, Pam and Amanda are the magicians in the kitchen. I enjoyed every bit of food that was on our plates - nourishing me so greatly. I am very keen on continuing a big part of it and I'm really inspired by the variety of the raw food. The yoga practice was kind, gentle and very self-focusing. I was just at the right place, at the right time. And I am more than grateful for this experience. I learned a lot about myself, and I am happy to continue my journey towards a self-aware and self-conscious life. When it comes to the people, it is super how we all connect together in just one retreat. I found it the most wonderful collection of people I can imagine. We shared and laughed so much. Even younger and older women connecting so greatly is not easy, but we made it a truly memorable experience and we will keep this in our hearts forever. Thank you so much for providing this time and space. Your effort is truly remarkable. Love and peace, Simone.
Anne United Kingdom
Certain things come along and change your life. This beautiful retreat is one. I feel so so peaceful and content and able to face life with renewed grace. Thank you Tara for your beautiful, elegant and peaceful teaching.
So much love, so much care, so much beauty. That must be SunfoodYoga. Thank you for creating this safe space. This feminine space, where women can blossom like flowers in the spring nourished, loved, taken care of. This is what you create Tara! You invite us to love ourselves again. We all, as a group, as an individual, took this invitation. And look what happened, we are all shiny and bright. Thank you, and bless you and everybody here. Lots of love, tons of it, Agnes.
Detta and Bjorg Iceland
Thank you Tara and all your lovely helpers for making the last 10 days a wonderful experience.Thank you for the meditation and yoga sessions which have made us brighter in body and mind. Thank you for the marvelous surroundings you have brought us to, the trees and the birds, and the beautiful view in every direction. Thank you for the food that have nourished us and made us healthier and stronger. Last but not least, thank you for being you, Bjorg and Ditta
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If you are looking for a genuine, spiritual and dynamic yoga teacher, this is the retreat for you. Tara works from the hart and is absolutely authentic. As a yoga teacher I came for inspiration. Well I have found it in many ways. A lot of attention is being paid to raw food as well and it's yummy!
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It has been such a great retreat in Spain (September 2014) with an amazing yogateacher (Tara) and divine raw food. I can recommend this to anyone who loves to be nurtured with healthy raw food, wants to live a healthy-back-to-nature life style and wants to have some great fun! I'll be back.
Your yoga retreat is as authentic as you are and therefore touching soul, mind and body. Thank you and your team for everything you are sharing with us in such a beautiful way. Love and light to all of you
Thank you so much for a lovely time here, I have been really inspired by the raw food way of eating and have loved doing the yoga and meditation each day. so thank you again for a relaxing ten days. You are doing a wonderful job here Tara. I am glad I could have come here!
Carolien United Kingdom
There I was, the absolute beginner, who had never done yoga or meditation! I found this place, your lessons, the pool, the amazing food, the people, the birds, the flowers, the sun and the full moon absolutely amazing. It is an experience I will not forget quickly. Thank you for your guidance and love, and I hope that you have a great party for your 50th birthday.
Sanne United Kingdom
It was a great week, I really enjoyed it, especially your way of teaching, very easy to follow even for an almost beginner, like me. You have a very nice flow, and the way you talk us through all the moves made it easy to get a lot of benefit from the yoga.
The rawfood was a big surprise, I thought it would be a whole lot of salad and hunger. However, I felt no hunger, the food was very variated and much more prepared than expected. It always looked and tasted fantastic.
To sum it up, I came for the rawfood experience, but it was the yoga that will bring me back to a future yoga retreat. You, Tara, really made me feel why yoga is good for the body and essential for the mind, and I loved the morning silence. Back in Denmark, I try my very best to remember the yoga and take time to do some every day. I'm looking for some yoga group in my area to join in. And hopefully I will join you some time in the future, somewhere in the world, perhaps in Spain. Being in the mountains in that beautiful garden, was a big plus. Take care!
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