Liyang was born and raised in Shanghai. She moved to Oslo with her husband John Bentham in 2009 to pursue her PhD studies in Henrik Ibsen. They have since founded Eight Treasures Yoga, a place where yoga is available to anyone that wants to practice it.
She has ten years of yoga experience, as well as trainings in Buddhism. She encourages each and every individual in her class to find their own voice and power through self acceptance and compassionate thinking.
She has been teaching Prenatal Yoga since 2011, and has conducted several Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training courses, both in China and in Norway.
Liyang will be teaching Prenatal 1-2-3 in the fall of 2016. It is a three-part course on the education of pregnancy and birth, for pregnant women, their partners and helpers, as well as aspiring prenatal yoga teachers.