Advance your practice, Explore the many layers of yoga, Build your confidence & Find your voice.



Whether you aspire to teach yoga, or simply wish to grow your practice to a new level –
Viveka Yoga Teacher training is here to offer you a unique, personalized approach
and to support you on your new path.  
Lara Ederer and Dikla Kafka are two of the most skillful, passionate teachers in the Seattle area.
Under their guidance, you will explore and expand your existing knowledge of yoga and yoga technique.  
Beginning with the fundamentals of yoga and the dynamics of Vinyasa flow,
we will delve into philosophical studies of classic texts, the history of the practice,
study of human anatomy, and how to be a well prepared teacher, of this rich tradition.  
You will be guided on a thorough
exploration of practices such as Hatha, Gentle, Yin, Power, and Ashtanga.  
Our goal is that the alchemy of your experience, your personal practice, and the wisdom of
your inner guru (teacher), will help inform the direction of this journey.  
There may be one true path, or you may be called to explore many – 
Lara and Dikla will be here to help you navigate and challenge yourself on all levels.

Stay tuned for our future training dates . . .


  • Asana practice: proper alignment, benefits & potential risks
  • Style differentiation:  Power, Vinyasa, Gentle, Yin, Hatha, Fusion
  • Human anatomy for yoga
  • Introduction to Pranayama & Meditation
  • Teaching Methodology
  • Intelligent Sequencing
  • Assisting: Verbal cues, Modifications, Manual adjustments
  • Intro to PreNatal Yoga
  • Effective Communication: Voice of the Teacher
  • Presentation Skills
  • Teaching Practicum & Development
  • Basic Sanskrit & Chanting
  • Yoga Ethics & Philosophy
  • The Business of Yoga



Lara Ederer
I began my yoga journey in 2001, practicing Ashtanga, Hatha and Vinyasa yoga. Two years after the birth of my son, I committed to a daily practice and the pursuit of a full time career as a yoga teacher.  


I have been teaching in the Seattle area, for nearly 5 years, with my primary focus in Vinyasa, Power Vinyasa and Hatha yoga.  I am currently offering classes at Yogabliss, Bala Yoga, Be Luminous, Sattva Yoga and Shakti Vinyasa Yoga studios. 


Fridays 5:30pm - 9:30pm
Saturdays 7:45am - 5:45pm
Sundays 7:45am - 5:45pm


January 18, 19, 20
February 1, 2, 3
March 1, 2, 3
March 22, 23, 24
April 5, 6, 7
April 26, 27, 28
May 17, 18, 19
June 7, 8, 9


Early Bird Pricing: $2,950
 Regular pricing: $3250
* Enrollment in program allows all-access
membership to Yogabliss during training.


  • Accepting interest and applications now!
  • To apply, ask questions or submit your interest email: manager@yogabliss.org
  • Please submit your application with $500 deposit, to secure your spot.


Yoga Education
25-hour Teacher Training Intensive at Shakti Vinyasa with Lisa Black
25-hour Teacher's Assisting Program (TAP) at Shakti Vinyasa with Lisa Black
25-hour Advanced TAP at Shakti Vinyasa with Lisa Black
200-hour YTT at Be Luminous Yoga
500-hour (currently) with Yoga Medicine, Tiffany Cruikshank 

Co-founder of Yogalab Northwest, as grassroots project that invites internationally acclaimed yoga teachers to Seattle for weekend intensives.  
YLNW has hosted weekend intensives with Sri Dharma Mittra, Kino Macgregor, Jason Crandell, Tiffany Cruickshank, CHris Chavez, Amy Ippoliti and Carmen Aguilar, to name a few.  Lara has facilitated and attended each of the 15-hour weekend intensives, for more than 122 total hours of study.  Additionally, she has attended weekend intensives with Mati Ezraty, Richard Freeman, Kathryn Budig, Edward Clark and Andrey Lappa. Lara received her BA in English Literature at the University of Northern Colorado and her Post Graduate degree in Counseling with an emphasis on Chemical Dependency.


Dikla Kafka

I started my yoga journey in Tel Aviv, my home town in 2003, inspired by my 5 years of Korean martial arts practice.  I was immediately drawn to the magical experience, the depth and spirituality of yoga.  I practiced Ashtanga, Iyengar and Sivananda yoga.  I completed my level 1 Ashtanga training in 2010, while pregnant with my second child.



I teach Ashtana, Vinyasa and Hatha yoga and started in 2011.  I curently teach regular classes at Bala Yoga Kirkland, Sattva Yoga in Redmond, and Yogabliss on Mercer Island.


100-hour Ashtanga Training, TLV Yoga Lab
200-hour Hatha Teacher Training, Hot Yoga Inc.
200-hour Vinyasa Teacher Training, Les Leventhal
75-hour Yin and THA Teacher Training, Ali Valdez
500-hour Advanced Certification, Sattva Yoga
Additional study and intensives with Mati Ezraty, Kino MacGregor, Dharma Mittra, Jason Crandell, Edward Clark and other extraordinary teachers from around the world.


BA in Interdiscipliary Arts studies, Tel Aviv University.  MA in Political Science and Philosophy, Tel Aviv University.
Dikla is a trained Violinist, Thelma Yellin School of the Arts.

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