Taryn Griggs is a dancer and Pilates instructor based in Winston-Salem, N.C. She teaches in both the UNCSA Preparatory Dance and Summer Dance programs. She has been creating and performing dances with her husband, Chris Yon, since 2002. Griggs has also danced with Mary Cochran, Sara Hook, Susan Rethorst, Irish Modern Dance Theatre, Liz Roche/Rex Levitates, Anna Sperber, Johannes Wieland, Ivy Baldwin, Tori Lawrence, Karinne Keithley Syers, Sara Smith,Yoshiko Chuma, Hijack, Jodi Melnick and David Neumann.
She received a Sage Award for Performance in 2009 and a McKnight Fellowship for Dance in 2012. Griggs is currently working on ‘Paramodernities’ with Netta Yerushalmy and ‘Ornament Performed’ with Chris Yon.