Basia Lipska Larsen


Basia is a mom, wife, visual artist (MFA), certified yoga instructor, author, designer, model. She was born in Poland, raised in Canada and resided in Japan before settling in Oslo in 2009.
Over the past 15 years, Basia has taught yoga to 12,000 students in person and many more through online courses, her books and DVDs. She has organized and taught 20 teacher training programs and starred in 12 yoga videos, currently being the face of an online yoga video series in Poland. In addition, Basia has been a yoga model for billboard adverts and clothing lines and has been featured in countless media interviews discussing the powerful benefits of yoga. Having a Master of Fine Arts, her yoga-inspired creative projects range from event and dvd art direction, book design, illustration to performance. Basia is Polish Canadian. Her yoga career, however, began in Japan, where she co-ran a yoga studio and simultaneously trained intensively over 7 years (for two months at a time) at the Krishna Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Institute in Mysore India and attended dozens of international workshops with leading yoga masters. She is a respected yoga icon who currently works as a yoga product manager TT- Lead Instructor at HiYoga in Oslo.