Lara, born in Ticino, Switzerland, has been living in London since 1998. She was introduced to Iyengar yoga in 2000 and from the first inspiring class, she never looked back! Today she cannot imagine her life without the practice of yoga. Moreover Lara believes that Iyengar yoga is for everyone, it helps everyone on their own individual path towards physical and mental wellbeing. It supports and complements every daily living activity.
Lara gained the Iyengar yoga teaching certificate in 2007 and she now holds the Intermediate Junior 3 level of certification. She studies the Iyengar method with Jayne Orton in Birmingham, one of the two Advanced Iyengar Yoga teachers in Europe who also has a direct and very strong link with B. K. S. Iyengar and his family based at their Institute of Pune, India.
Lara continuously keeps up-to-date with the Iyengar method by attending regular weekly classes in London given by Senior teachers, professional development workshops and yearly Iyengar Yoga conventions. She has been to India twice to study at the Iyengar Yoga Institute in Pune, and will go again in December 2017. Lara continues to find the practice of Iyengar yoga forever new, challenging and exciting.
Since 2007 Lara has taught varied groups of people at many locations in London, but also in Italy, Switzerland and Croatia. The experience has given her the ability to follow, understand and help a wide variety of students.