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Our teacher training course has met the stringent requirements set by Yoga Alliance Professionals. Our graduates are trained to the highest standards and are eligible to register with Yoga Alliance Professionals.


Approved Yoga Alliance Professional Senior Teacher.

Athanassios Skalkos is a registered teacher with Yoga Alliance Professionals. This accreditation demonstrates excellent standards as set by Yoga Alliance Professionals.



Featured posture

Uthita Parsvakonasana

This month's posture

Stand tall. Inhale and jump the legs 4 to 4 1/2ft apart, arms stretched sideways. Turn the left foot about 15° in,the right leg 90° out. Line up the feet. With an exhalation bend the right knee to a right-angle,bend the trunk sideways towards the leg and place the right hand beside the outer edge of the right foot, point the fingers the same direction as the toes. Straighten the right arm and keep the left arm stretched up. In going down, keep the weight on the outer edge of the left foot and the heel of the right foot. Press the right thigh and upper arm against eachother and turn the chest up towards the sky. Stretch the left arm over the head, palms facing down and upper arm over the ear. Lock the elbows and the left knee and stretch from the three points. Stay breathing for 20 to 30 seconds. Inhale, straighten the right leg and come up.Turn to centre. Repeat to the left.

BENEFITS: *Enhances lung capacity *Tones the muscles of the heart *Relieves sciatic and arthritic pain *Improves digestion and helps the elimination of waist *Reduces fat on waist and hips


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Bhur gcéad míle fáilte, welcome, and..

A Greek welcome!

Yoga Republic is a busy and friendly yoga studio in the heart of Cork City. Dedicated to personal attention.

Sackies Skalkos is proud to introduce Yoga Republic's unique style,
"Kyma Vinyasa"
Science and Nature working in Harmony.

Other Styles: Ashtanga and Iyengar based Vinyasa, Double yoga, Yin Yoga, Power Vinyasa.

Location of Yoga Republic, 21, Douglas Street, Cork City, Ireland.


INTENSIVE 200hrs TEACHER TRAINING 10 weekends over ten months (one per month)

Starting JANUARY 2017


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