About Sarah Plummer Taylor

Sarah Plummer Taylor is an established leader in the field of resilience building and holistic wellness. She teaches veterans, busy professionals, students, and entrepreneurs how to find clarity and build stronger, healthier lives. A U.S. Marine veteran who deployed twice to Iraq, Sarah is the author of Just Roll With It: 7 Battle Tested Truths for Creating a Resilient Life. She is also the founder of SEMPER Sarah®, a national wellness practice. Sarah holds a Master’s in Social Work with a Mental Health concentration from the University of Denver and a Bachelor’s in Sociology from the University of Virginia. Now, she is an adjunct professor in the Department of Health Education and Promotion at Charleston Southern University. Sarah is also a registered yoga teacher ERYT200/RYT500, who teaches vinyasa, yin, restorative, and trauma-informed adaptive yoga classes in addition to retreats and workshops. Her work has been featured on Capitol Hill and in noteworthy news and entertainment outlets like the Katie Couric Show, NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams, MSNBC, and others. In addition to speaking, leading workshops, and providing individual and couple’s counseling and coaching through SEMPER Sarah®, Sarah gives back to organizations like Veterans of Foreign Wars, Team Red White & Blue, The Give Back Yoga Foundation, Comeback Yoga, and the Women Marines Association. Sarah lives in Colorado with her husband and their two dogs.

Brave Strong True – Happy Veterans Day to You

"Honest, humble, and humorous, I enjoyed every page of this book and plan to share it with everyone I know - veteran and civilian alike!" It is truly my honor to share something special with you today, a special day. First of all, I sincerely wish you well this Veterans Day. Secondly, please take a [...]

By | November 11th, 2015|Sarah's Blog, Semper Sarah|0 Comments

How Athletes Integrate Yoga In Their Workouts (guest post)

Yoga has long been known for its mental and physical fitness benefits. Until relatively recently, however, many top athletes derided it as “soft” and “earthy,” irrelevant to their hardcore training regimens. Today, however, opinions have changed. As science continues to demonstrate the incredible transformative powers of yoga, more and more high achieving athletes have begun [...]

By | November 5th, 2015|Sarah's Blog, Semper Sarah|0 Comments

The Lady Bulldogs Are the Most Winning Team in Sports-Crazed Denver

If we're not connected on social media, you may have missed the latest posting about one of my personal passions, an "Engaged and Excited" staple in my SEMPER Sarah life: AUSTRALIAN RULES FOOTBALL. Did you know that the Denver Lady Bulldogs are THE most winning team in this sports crazy town of Denver? Wulp, we [...]

By | October 1st, 2015|Sarah's Blog, Semper Sarah|0 Comments

3 Surprising Health Benefits of Yoga (Guest Post)

Yoga has long been popular for its ability to help us relax, soothe stress, ease tired muscles, and build flexibility. Whether you prefer a vigorous power yoga workout or a gentle, calming routine, yoga offers something for everyone. Like most things in life, the more you put into your yoga practice, the more you will [...]

By | September 30th, 2015|Sarah's Blog, Semper Sarah|0 Comments

4 Ways Yoga Can Help You Manage Chronic Pain (Guest Post)

Yoga has become a tremendously popular way to relieve stress, improve flexibility, and boost both physical and emotional health. For those with chronic pain, yoga can have a powerful effect on reducing symptoms and improving quality of life. Although it will not necessarily get rid of all the pain, research has repeatedly shown that yoga [...]

By | September 23rd, 2015|Semper Sarah|1 Comment

Program Eval for Resilience Training for Military Veterans – As Published in the Californian Journal of Health Promotion

Developing, offering, and evaluating programs to cultivate resilience for military veterans and their families is work easy to love. New evaluation results are out, and we enjoyed being on a team that included the co-owners of Just Roll With It Wellness LLC, Dr. Kate Hendricks Thomas & Semper Sarah Plummer Taylor, MSWc, as well as program community partner Team Red, [...]

By | September 1st, 2015|Semper Sarah|0 Comments

FITNESS – To be fun, or not to be fun? That is the question!

Friend, colleague, and co-owner of our business Just Roll With It Wellness LLC, Dr. Kate Hendricks Thomas, (eloquently as always) describes how agency, grace, and resiliency bring the fun back into fitness in the most unlikely ways. Please enjoy a guest post this week, the full content of which can be found at Grow Soul [...]

By | August 31st, 2015|Semper Sarah|0 Comments

What makes a “good day” good?

“The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not [...]

By | August 20th, 2015|Semper Sarah|1 Comment

When is the last time someone wrote you a love letter?

Love is sustained by action, a pattern of devotion in the things we do for each other every day. Nicholas Sparks   So, when’s the last time someone wrote you a love letter?   My guess is it may have been awhile since you’ve received that particular kind of gift.   Perhaps you associate “love [...]

By | August 13th, 2015|Semper Sarah|0 Comments

Have You Ever Done Something Imperfectly…and Then Lived To Tell?

"She went out on a limb, had it break off behind her, and discovered she could fly."  ~ Kobi Yamada, She What's something YOU have done imperfectly? That picture above this post is a candid shot of me crying after falling over again and again when I tried a difficult yoga pose in Costa Rica. But, "Look, [...]

By | July 16th, 2015|Semper Sarah|0 Comments