Land Yoga

Harlem EatUp! : Lara Land

Lara Land is a yoga teacher, motivational speaker, life-coach and author. She works with individuals and corporations teaching yoga and leading programs on creating sustainable visions, stress reduction, team & personal production and accountability. Lara has traveled the world bringing yoga as healing to the neediest, most notably in India and Rwanda where she worked for months with HIV positive women and children. Lara is the owner of Land Yoga Arts and Wellness Center in Harlem which has provided fitness, spiritual awareness, and avenues for connection to the community since 2011. 

She is also the founder of nonprofit, Three and a Half Acres Yoga which provides yoga, breathing and mindfulness techniques to underserved communities in upper Manhattan to support individuals in recognizing their own power for positive change. Lara is the founder of SOULFest NYC a wellness festival which highlights diversity in fitness. Lara has been seen and heard on CBS, Fox5, SiriusXM, and recognized in the Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, Daily News, Health Magazine, Apartment Therapy, and Yoga Journal. She just released My Bliss Book, an undated daily life purpose planner + online coaching program.

Tyson Hall

Harlem EatUp! : Tyson Hall

Tyson Hall was raised in the Bronx amidst the hip-hop evolution that took place in the late 70's, early 80's. Graffiti was a medium that was always going to be done. At John Jay College while enrolled in art class he was inspired by a film on the life and art of Jean-Michel Basquiat; and Tyson purchased his first piece of canvas and began to paint. Painting became a vehicle for the communication and expression of Tyson's spirituality,culture and values. His art conveys cutting edge themes, addresses social forces and their influences on the community.