Andrew Tanner is the Chief Spokesman for Yoga Alliance. He has experienced every facet of the yoga multiverse. From spending 4 years in a commune-esque group “yoga home”, to living as a teacher doing the private lessons “yoga hustle”, to owning and operating a chain of boutique yoga studios, to managing a 6 million dollar budget for Kripalu’s Schools of Yoga and Ayurveda. In 2012, he co-wrote the book So You Want to Open a Yoga Studio a de facto business plan for hundreds of yoga studios around the world. As a consultant and public speaker he has offered business development and strategy to boutique yoga studios, national fitness chains like PURE Yoga and Exhale Spa, various technology companies that serve the wellness industry such as LiveEdit and MINDBODY, and major organizations like Yoga Alliance and the National Ayurvedic Medical Association. Andrew keeps a finger on the pulse of the yoga, wellness, and technology worlds in order to be a steward for the industry and has previously served as an executive Board Member of Yoga Alliance.