Tatiana Forero Puerta is originally from Bogotá, Colombia. A graduate of Stanford, New York, and Columbia universities, she has taught philosophy and yoga for a decade, including her post as an adjunct faculty member at New York University and the City University of New York. A columnist for New York Spirit, Park Slope Reader, and Elephant Journal, Tatiana is a recipient of the Stanford Garfield Prize in Ethics, the 2017 Pushcart Prize, a 2019 Pushcart Prize Nominee, and a finalist for the Blueshi Journal prize for writers of color. A contributing author of Religion and Psychology Research Progress, her work has also appeared in Able Muse, Flock, Juked, JOY: Journal of Yoga, and elsewhere. Tatiana lives in New York, where she teaches and writes. Her website is yogaforthewoundedheart.com.