Meet Larissa

cropped-larissa-bio-pic.jpgLarissa Szlavik, BSc., RYT-500

Larissa specializes in bringing yoga and neuroscience together. She has a fun and practical approach to teaching, addressing the ‘how’ and ‘why’ of the practice. Classes are a balance of ease and effort, challenge and relaxation.

Dedicated to social justice and inclusion, Larissa supports and advocates for marginalized populations. She has nearly a decade of experience working with people with neurological disability, and mental illness. More recently she applies her expertise in neurobiology to bolster support for the therapeutic application of yoga in mental health.


Post-Graduate Diploma Interprofessional Mental Health & Addictions – Camonsun College, Victoria, BC ** Graduation pending **

500-Hours Advanced Therapeutic Yoga Certification – Ajna Yoga Centre, Victoria, BC

250-Hours Yoga Teacher Training – MokSana Yoga Centre, Victoria, BC

BSc. (Hons) Biopsychology – University of Victoria, Victoria, BC

Larissa completed research in the field of brain plasticity & neural stem cells.


2 Responses to Meet Larissa

  1. Prasanth S says:

    Hi.. great initiative..perhaps few videos will help.. Me too trying to learn yoga to manage stress.


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