Taryn Vander Hoop, MFA, E-RYT

Hi, I'm Taryn! I'm a dancer, yogi, teacher, and business woman living in NYC helping people connect more deeply to their bodies, minds, and spirits through movement. Let's move together!



LATEST THOUGHTS

September 18, 2016
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Wedding Magic

The last month and a half has been a complete whirlwind and a dream. I married the love of my life, went on an adventurous honeymoon to Alaska, and embarked on a cross-country road trip to attend two weddings of good friends. To summarize so many unforgettable experiences would be to do them all a disservice. Instead, I’ll share a series of tiny miracles that occurred on our wedding day
December 22, 2016
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Around the World Flow

My extended time abroad has helped me to become comfortable with the unfamiliar and push beyond my self-perceived limitations. We all want to be open, curious, and adaptable in our lives, but notice what happens to your mind when faced with a comfort challenge not even in your daily life, but on your mat. The mental chatter goes wild! Why is the teacher making me do my favorite pose differently today? I
November 22, 2016
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The Yogi’s Quest: Learning to Sit with Discomfort

Dear Yogis, My heart and thoughts have been with my country since hearing the outcome of the US election. Whether or not you see the result as a victory or a defeat, one thing is clear: there is healing work and uniting to be done at home. As yogis, we work towards empathy, love, tolerance, and understanding. However, if you are unhappy with the outcome, I challenge you to sit
November 22, 2016
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Maya Bay Arrest

I’m kinesthetic by nature. I have to experience something to fully understand and appreciate it, which is why I feel the most connected to God, Krishna, Mother Nature, whomever or whatever is beyond us all when I’m dancing, doing yoga or movement of any kind. This movement doesn’t necessarily mean physical exertion, but it’s the easiest way for me to tap into the spiritual side of my soul. John is
September 18, 2016
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Wedding Magic

The last month and a half has been a complete whirlwind and a dream. I married the love of my life, went on an adventurous honeymoon to Alaska, and embarked on a cross-country road trip to attend two weddings of good friends. To summarize so many unforgettable experiences would be to do them all a disservice. Instead, I’ll share a series of tiny miracles that occurred on our wedding day

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