Tara is a sophomore at Duke University. She has a rich background in meditation and contemplative practice, attending her first retreat at age 6. Tara recently completed Phase One of the Koru Mindfulness Teacher Certification, a program specializing in teaching contemplative practices to college students. Tara was the youngest person to be accepted into the Koru Teacher Certification program, which was developed by Holly Rogers, MD, Margaret Maytan, MD and Libby Webb, LCSW at Duke University. She is the co-author of The Invisible Present, a book about attention, being human and being happy. Tara also has passions for women's studies, neuroscience and philosophy.
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"All of your scholarship, all your study of Shakespeare and Wordsworth would be in vain if at the same time you did not build your character and attain mastery over your thoughts and your actions."