We had the good fortune of connecting with Allyson Tyler and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Allyson, we’d love to start by asking you about lessons learned. Is there a lesson you can share with us?
My career has taught me that it is okay to evolve. Humans aren’t static creatures and sometimes we need to pivot in order to feel fulfilled and aligned. This might look like moving job descriptions, walking away from a project that isn’t working, or even taking a break.

Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
I am an RYT500 yoga teacher with a deep fascination and love for gross and subtle anatomy and physiology. I firmly believe in a holistic approach to our lives because as much as we want to believe all the parts of ourselves are separate, they’re very integrated. I am most proud of my emotional intelligence and my ability to connect intuitively with students so that I may guide them through the practices that are most beneficial to their goals.

To get to where I am today, I’ve spent time away from my family and my husband picked right up where I left off when needed. It was challenging but recognizing when to push more or dial it back really helped me navigate my way through.

I learned a lot about coherence and how it’s often more important than consistency. Coherence gives us room to grow and shift where as consistency can keep us stuck in singular focus that doesn’t allow for change.

I want the world to know that it’s okay to change their mind when new information presents itself. I’ve shifted so many times in the last five years and never would’ve guessed I would be where I am today.

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
Tucson, AZ offers a small town feel despite being a large city. I would recommend Guadalajara Grill, 47Scott, Serial Grillers, and Fito’s as desirable places to eat. For drinks, heading downtown to Congress St and 4th Avenue will offer a variety of options and experiences. Places of interest would be San Xavier, Mt. Lemmon, the Arizona-Sonoran Desert Museum, and the shops on 4th Ave.

Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
Shout out to Kate Powell, founder of Wild Sacred Journey. She has truly helped me as I have evolved over the last five years from overly-stressed out stay-at-home-mom to founder of Modern Living Ancient Practices.

I also wouldn’t be who I am today without my husband’s support and the lessons from our kids.

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