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Lara Ederer, E-RYT 500 and yoga medicine registered therapeutic specialist has been practicing yoga since 2002 and teaching since 2010. Her extensive studies include multiple orthopedic immersions, on hands cadaver dissection, and yoga for athletes. She is also certified by the National Accreditation of Sports Medicine as a certified personal trainer.
Lara has worked with professional football and soccer players, collegiate rowers, and a myriad of other athletes on a team or individual basis including boxers, skiers, power lifters, and volleyball players. She is an “anatomy “ nerd and loves to incorporate functional movement within the scope of her professional and personal movement practices.
In 2011 she completed her 200 Hour with Be Luminous with a primary focus in Power Vinyasa, Vinyasa, and Slow Flow. Lara has spent the last 6 years studying with her teacher Tiffany Cruickshank and Yoga Medicine, a school that is an adjunct to eastern and western medicine with a yogic component. In August, 2018 Lara completed her 500 hour advanced studies having added yin, restorative, myofascial release, therapeutics, internal medicine, Traditional Chinese Medicine, orthopedics, and cadaver dissection studies to her training experiences. Lara is also registered as a Therapeutic Specialist and has continued with her 1000 hour studies through Yoga Medicine.
In addition to teaching she is the co-founder of Yogalab Northwest, a community inspired organization that hosts international yoga teachers in the Seattle area. YLNW has hosted Sri Dharma Mittra, Kino Macgregor, Jason Crandell, Tiffany Cruickshank, Chris Chavez, Amy Ippoliti, Carmen Aguilar. As co-founder of Viveka Yoga RYS with Dikla Kafka, Lara has mentored 120 aspiring yoga teachers in 8 separate 200-hour YTT programs and will launch their second 300/500 in November 2023. When she is not teaching she spends time traveling with her husband and son.
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