$4,225 of $4,000 goal

Raised by 77 people in 39 months
“Owning our story can be hard but not nearly as difficult as spending our lives running from it. Only when we are brave enough to explore the darkness will we discover the infinite power of our light.”
― Brené Brown

We are all storytellers. We tell our stories with our words and behavior, everyday. We tell these stories to ourselves, to our friends and to the strangers we meet. These stories are not always true and they aren't always kind. They can have a profound impact on our mental, physical and emotional health.

For me, these types of stories end now. No more holding myself hostage to my past, what I think my future is supposed to look like or the opinions of others.

To make good on this, I'm leaving a stable income, subletting my apartment and embarking on a 3-month adventure I'm calling the MOVE SIT WRITE tour. During which, I'll be traveling the U.S. teaching people to listen to, record, support/eradicate the stories they're telling themselves. 

I'll also be collecting the stories of the people I meet along the way, publishing them on and eventually transforming them into a book. These will be human stories of transcending struggles through hard work, growth and self-love. They will show that the philosophy of yoga is truly practiced by every body, regardless of shape, color, size, age, gender, sexual orientation and beyond. I cannot think of a better time than RIGHT NOW to tell these stories.

This is happening super fast. I'm leaving for this trip without much in savings. Without your help, I won't be able to afford this. Your donation will go toward my car rental, gas and food. (ie. the really important stuff that gets me from A to B and keeps me alive. :)


I need to raise these funds before March 1.

I've made a point to keep the pricing of my workshops affordable on this tour. I believe that this work should be accessible to everyone. This means I won't make anywhere near as much as your average yogalebrity. ;)

Below, I have created a series of incentives that should make your donation worth your while. If you want something from me that you don't see below, I'm happy to strike a deal with you, so feel free to message me privately.

Thank you so much for helping. Love you.
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Hey there,

Tour is officially over and I have you to thank. Because of your donation, I was able to go on a 7,000-mile adventure around the U.S. meeting new faces and facing new challenges. I'm rather speechless, to be honest. And I'm usually really chatty.

This tour opened up a new, important level of awareness. I've realized I can be both brave and terrified at the same time. I can be working on myself and super dateable. I can be exhausted and filled with motivation. Same goes for you.

This weekend, I'm heading back to NYC to get my things and move them to Minneapolis for the summer before I ship off to Hawaii this fall for a few months. If you'd like to keep up with me, go to my website and sign up for my newsletter:

You can also follow me on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, if you don't already. All those links are on my website.

And don't hesitate to drop me a line at I'd love to hear from you.

Thanks again. I love you.
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YOU GUYS! I met my goal. You are incredible. I can't believe this. Thank you so much for showing up, supporting the cause and contributing your hard earned money to this. You didn't have to, but you did. I don't think I can express how thankful/ emotional/ honored/ humbled I am to know you. ALL of you. EVEN YOU. YES. YOU. Next time I see you, you are getting the biggest hug, whether you want it or NOT. :)
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You helped me break $1,000 in my first week! Thank you so much for your help! I'm so excited to make these videos and oil blends and send you postcards from the road!

If you have a second, please share the campaign link with your friends. Every little bit counts.
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Alright, it's official. This is live and public and real. I'm really doing this. No turning back. I need your help spreading the word. If you've already donated, could you share this page to your social and help rally support? Pretty please?
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$4,225 of $4,000 goal

Raised by 77 people in 39 months
Created December 6, 2015
I'll send you an e-hug/high five/smooch. Every little bit counts.
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I'll send you a real live post card from the road that will include a special secret moment from my journey.
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I'll make and send you a special, high-quality essential oil blend from doTERRA that will keep you chill and help you sleep better.
mini sit
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I'll send you a short guided meditation for when you need to feel safe and supported.
mini write
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I'll send you an audio recording for a free-writing exercise that will help you clear your head.
mini move
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I'll send you a video of a short grounding yoga practice you can do when you're feeling anxious or tense.
yin private
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I'll give you one personal private yin session either in person or over Skype. You tell me what you need and I'll make sure it happens.
yoga private
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I'll design a private in-person or Skype yoga session for you according to your wishes.
2 medi privates
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Donate $333 and I'll design two personalized meditations for you. One for the AM and one for the PM.
yoga party
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Donate $999, I will lead a yoga party for you and 9 of your friends. Yoga, art, writing, meditation, tea, tarot card readings. This must be redeemed in person.
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Donate $1111, and I'll be your personal, on-call meditation coach for 6 months.
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Donate $2222 and I'll be your personal, on-call editor/writing coach for 6 months.
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Travis Beste
35 months ago

I won't be able to meet you when you roll through the YourYogaMn studio, but I felt like you have a strong message (and I hope some of these funds can help support one of your professional naps).

Lizzy Benbow
35 months ago

I loved your article. Come to Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill.

Naomi Arbit
36 months ago

You're an amazing human, Tatum. This world is lucky to have you here. Sending love and a great big hug.

stephen suraci
36 months ago

Hey! You were important in my life - you chose me to write at 2014 Stratton Wanderlust, and now I'm trying to feed myself writing and ski patrolling. I used to make $160 an hour; now I make $9 an hour. Here's $50.00 - that's nearly 6 hours of my life. You'll do fine. Might be good to remember (and less scary) that this journey is less about you then it is for the people with which you connect. You are my hero. Keep in touch - do good buddy!

Michael Forman
36 months ago

I'm so inspired by your courage and am fully with you on your journey. I love you Tatum, call or text me when you're in the NY area :)

Lisette Cheresson
36 months ago

Good luck mama! Not that you need it. You are guided by a force stronger than luck xx

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