tania taravati turcinovic, rn, bsn, has been an active teacher since her initial certification in 1998 at the integral yoga institute. taravati has continued her studies in yoga by training in intermediate, prenatal, gentle and chair yoga. she has also studied thai yoga with kam thye chow and therapeutic yoga with cheri clampett. taravati has spent many years serving as a principal instructor in the teacher training program at the integral yoga institute and serving as a nurse in various hospitals around nyc. she believes that the healing practice of yoga is accessible to all people and helping others find comfort and ease in their body is her life's work.