Ryan’s Photo Slideshow Series: Yoga Teacher, Lara Borrego of CorePower.

Via Ryan Nadlonek
on Aug 16, 2008
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Hometown: Boulder, Colorado
Studio: CorePower
Class Times: Free Candlelit Flow Beginner Class saturdays 6-7pm in SoBo.
Heated C1 tuesdays from 7:30-8:30pm in NoBo.
Style: Power Vinyasa
Age: 22



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What’s your weakest asana? I have a shoulder injury, so Dolphin.
Strongest Asana? Down Dog. You work on it so much.
Favorite Asana? Definitely Tree.
How long have you practiced yoga? 5 years.
Why yoga? For me, it started as a physical practice and it has evolved into aligning my body to the breathe to the mind to the spirit. It carries over into all of my life.
Favorite yogic philosophy? Yoga is balance.
Any yogic wisdom to share? Yoga is a gift of healing. Honor yourself by listening to your body.
What do you focus on in your classes? Bringing awareness. Illuminating change.
What is your training background? I have completed the CorePower 200 hour yoga teacher training.
Yogi Diet? I eat everything in moderation.
Nude Yoga? Yeah?! More power to you!
Any religious affiliation? I’m a spiritual person. As far as traditions go, I lean towards Buddhism and Shamanism.
What else are you into? Guitar, painting, and I am a certified massage therapist.

Any thank you’s? Yeah! I want to say thank you to all my teachers, my friends and family for the support, and all my students because without them I would not be here.


About Ryan Nadlonek

Ryan combines his passion for the "yogic" sports (rock climbing, snowboarding, surfing, skateboarding), his love of musical exploration, and his dedication to a healthful lifestyle, living yoga in all aspects of his life. He is certified in Prana Flow Vinyasa Yoga by the amazing teacher Shiva Rea and draws from his studies in Qi Gong, Ashtanga Vinyasa, Buddhism, Bhakti Yoga, and Trance Dance to lead fun, creative and powerful classes with wild tantric explorations into the present moment. He teaches vinyasa classes at Divinitree Yoga and Art Studio in Santa Cruz, California (divinitree.com). Ryan also leads ecstatic kirtan and has been performing tabla and mridanga with kirtan leader Jacob Duran in the Santa Cruz kirtan community since 2009. He has worked as a journalist and photojournalist for Climbing Magazine, the Colorado Daily Photo, 808 Scene Zine, and the Elephant Journal.


5 Responses to “Ryan’s Photo Slideshow Series: Yoga Teacher, Lara Borrego of CorePower.”

  1. Germaine says:

    You look so good for being so young. JK

  2. Lara says:

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  3. stephanie says:

    YEAH!!! Awesome Beautiful Being! I’m so proud of you, you are amazing! Come share your yoga in Maui!

  4. Corinna says:

    Lara you are a huge inspiration for me! I love you so much!

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