Taressa started practicing yoga over eight years ago. Her love of yoga drove her to complete 200 hours certification at Moksha Yoga in Chicago in October 2014. She actively pursues her passion for yoga through instruction and continued study with master teachers such as Tias Little, AadilPalkhivala and Gabriel Halpern. Through her studies Vinyasa flow blended with Hatha yoga became her teaching style along with Pranayama (breath exercises ). She encourages her students to have more awareness of their body and mind through breath. When Taressa is not practicing yoga, she is with her family and dog, Wrigley. She also enjoys reading, tennis, golf, cooking and spending time with family and friends.