Tara Grodjesk, president and owner of TARA Spa Therapy, Inc., has a B.A. in Psychology with Honors from the University of Michigan. She is a Certified Massage Therapist, Holistic Health Educator, Ayurvedic Practitioner and Aromatherapist. Tara has devoted over 30 years of experience in Holistic Health and Wellness to refining bodywork techniques, bringing therapeutic efficacy to spa treatments and offering a careful selection of high quality green and organic products.
Tara served as the company’s President and Creative Director with the assistance of an incredible, tireless and inspired staff who share and help manifest her vision. Since the brand was integrated into the Earthlite family of brands her official title is President of TARA Spa Therapy and VP Earthlite Spa and Wellness Products. She was the first person to introduce Ayurveda to the U.S. spa industry, Tara has been a consultant to world-class spas in design of their facilities and the development of wellness concepts for treatment programs and signature product lines. She has worked with renowned Auberge Resorts, Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, Canyon Ranch Spas, Four Seasons and Rosewood Hotels.
She especially enjoys her role as consultant to resorts and hotels in the creation of new and exciting signature spas including products and treatment program menus. Tara has trained over 3000 massage therapists and aestheticians internationally and continues to educate spa staffs in the wisdom and techniques of Aromatherapy and Ayurveda.