About Us

Crowned Vitta LLC is a multi-disciplinary company serving communities through the concepts of mindfulness, meta-awareness, and meaningful self-relationships and relationships with others. Founder and Owner, Tiara Cash, MS was born and raised in Memphis, TN. She is a former student-athlete who holds a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Wellness from Arizona State University and a Master’s degree from Western Illinois University in Kinesiology with a dual concentration in Sports Psychology and Fitness/Wellness Management.

Tiara is a certified Koru Mindfulness Instructor with a 20 year personal practice of mindfulness and meditation. As a practitioner for the last six years, she has worked in various settings including higher education, athletics, and the non-profit sector. Featured on NPR (National Public Radio) as an expert, Tiara is creator of the Equitable Mindfulness theory and practice. She currently uses these concepts to curate conferences, create presentations and workshops, and conduct trainings on mindfulness and equity. Tiara is also the creator of the Equitable Mindfulness Initiative at ASU’s Center for Mindfulness, Compassion, and Resilience where she had the pleasure of curating the inaugural Program Manager position.

Academically, Tiara has been granted scholarships, grants, and awards for her work with mindfulness in the student-athlete population, mindfulness and equity/social justice, and creating art with a foundation of mindful practice. In 2018 and 2019, she was invited internationally to the Netherlands and Canada to present on her research involving mindfulness and overlooked populations. Her research and career focuses include delving into the intersections of mindfulness in marginalized and unrepresented populations and resilience training for life transitions.

Other related projects and resources:

Arizona State Universities’ Midday Mindfulness Sessions: Tiara Cash was host, teacher, and practitioner on the daily series – Midday Mindfulness. Specific classes she lead included: Redefining your Neighbor: How to be an Ally, Creating a Clearing, Transitions and Uncertainty, Just Like Me, and The Power of Community. Check out this link for more information and a full playlist of videos: https://tinyurl.com/MiddayMindfulness

The Crowned Series Blog: Tiara Cash is an official contributor for the Crowned Series Blog, is a space to be real and open about various aspects of life and what is happening in the world. It is a space where Blackness is celebrated and unfiltered. Check out the recent posts: https://thecrownedseries.com/

Cite Black Authors: Tiara Cash is a founding member of the CiteBlackAuthors.com team. Cite Black Authors was created to achieve along-term goal of equitable representation of Black voices in cited work, we will create and maintain a searchable, dynamically grown database of work authored by Black academics. Check this post, written by Tiara, and dedicated to the BIPOC Academic: What is an Academic to a BIPOC?

Question and Answer Series/Ask an Expert with Tiara Cash:

NPR: Mindfulness in Schools https://tinyurl.com/NPRMindfulnessinSchools & https://tinyurl.com/NPREquitableMindfulnessExpert

Fearlessly Authentic Web Series: https://www.perform4goals.com/fearlessly-authentic.

Mindfulness for the Busy Parent during COVID-19: https://parentpiphany.com/

Stress-Less: Living life by Design (Healthy Arizona Worksites): https://healthyazworksites.org/webinars/stress-less-webinar-ondemand-2019/

The source of all wakefulness, the source of all kindness and compassion, the source of all wisdom, is in each second of time. Anything that has us looking ahead is missing the point. – bell hooks

If you have any questions,

Email us — Crownedvittallc@gmail.com

Call us directly — 602-651-4173

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