Tanya was born in Tucson and raised in Nogales, Arizona. She moved back to Tucson where she graduated from Empire Beauty School to obtain her cosmetology license. She has been having fun with hair as a stylist for over 9 years, in which she says, "I enjoy working with people in helping them look and feel good." As the industry is always evolving, it is important to stay educated on new techniques and informed on the latest trends. "It's fun and interesting to see what some of the top stylists are doing and creating." Besides keeping busy with her career, she stays busy raising and having for with her three children.