Tara Anand is a couples therapist, family counselor, certified Yoga teacher, writer, and poet. She integrates her longstanding practice of mindfulness, meditation, Ashtanga Yoga, and study of Buddhist and Yoga philosophy in her work—teaching individuals and couples how to overcome ego-based patterns and cultivate a heart-centered bond. Her practice has been her anchor through severe personal turmoil, inspiring her to share her journey in her memoir, Why the Lotus Blooms: Choosing to Stand Tall. She lives in India with her husband, daughter, and two dogs. You can learn more at her website, taraanandcouplestherapy.com.