Yanoula Athanassakis Yoga instructor, anatomy enthusiast, animal lover, and PhD. Yanoula teaches studio classes at Sacred Sounds Yoga (NYC).

A certified yoga instructor beginning in 2006 (RYT 400), Yanoula has taught a wide variety of vinyasa, flow-based classes, ranging from basic to challenging – but always fun! Yanoula holds a Ph.D. in literature and approaches biomechanics and functional anatomy with the same love of research that drives her off the mat. Her research focuses on environmental justice literature, animal studies, and the environmental humanities. She teaches privately in NYC; she teaches studio classes at Sacred Sounds Yoga (NYC) and Yoga Stream (NJ).

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