Ava Taylor, Founder and Chief Catalyst of YAMA Talent, is a tenacious entrepreneur and avid yogi. Committed to running an ethics-based business, her personal mission is to be a Catalyst for Better Living, and to bring the tools of wellness to communities of all kinds. Since 2010, Ava has pioneered the development of the booking, management, and consulting business models in the yoga space, as well as instituted the professional infrastructure needed to support the explosive growth of a previously “mom & pop” industry.
As the creator of The Catalyst: Online Business School for Yogis, Ava taps into her unparalleled market knowledge, as well as the latest in data and trends, to bring fellow entrepreneurs the necessary tools and techniques to maintain healthy businesses within the yoga space. Her latest offering, Yoga Business will be released with Human Kinetics in Fall 2022.
Known for her megawatt smile and infectious energy she has been called the ‘Ari Gold of Yoga,’ and is a sought-out media contributor, known for having her finger on the pulse of the rapidly expanding yoga industry. Ava loves people, art, food, culture and to dance. She really loves to dance.