Our Trainers

Yoga Republic’s teacher training programs are run by our experienced and knowledgeable senior teachers. With over 15 years of personal practice and thousands of hours of yoga teaching, you’ll be safely guided in their hands. We draw our knowledge and guidance from a range of traditions and approaches, including, Vinyasa, Yin, Hatha, Ashtanga, Iyengar, Bikram, Raja, Karma and Bhakti yoga to offer you a curriculum and mentorship that is balanced and holistic, encouraging you to positively transform in self knowledge and self belief, allowing you to reach freedom of expression and expansion of all aspect of your being. We deliver the teachings with care, passion, and an empowering belief in you, that will give you the confidence to fire up your yoga teaching journey.



Founder of Yoga Republic & Yoga Instructor

Croation born, raised in Australia, Jack Farras is the owner and founder of Yoga Republic, Phuket. With over ten thousand hours of teaching and now his fourth and greatest creation, Yoga Republic at Blue Tree Phuket.
Jack is extremely excited to welcome you into this wonderful space, share his knowledge and spread the joy of Yoga, and Pilates.
After injuries, constant nagging joints and muscle pain from many years of competitive sport and rigorous fitness training, did he turn to yoga and within six months, it was as if a miracle had occurred. No more pain, and he avoided a second knee operation, but still maintained the same level of fitness.

His mind to body awareness grew exponentially. And in turn healthier and happier. Simply put,”this is where yoga takes us all if we allow it to, if we are patient enough”.
And so, the love story began.
Jack will challenge you and make you laugh or at least smile at the same time. He may not teach you anything, but he will make you think and feel better.



Yoga Instructor

Laksanawadee Atiyat, is a Thai-born Vinyasa, Hot Yoga, and Flying Yoga Instructor at our studio.
After many years of fitness training, Laki discovered yoga back in 2013 when she started working at Yoga Republic from its very first day of operation in Phuket.

Starting as the receptionist and beginning her practice in order to better understand the needs of the studio.Her love story began here, and she began practicing with a real focus for the next 3 years.

She then went on to complete her 200-hour Vinyasa Teacher Training at Bryce Yoga at Absolute in Koh Samui and began teaching at Yoga Republic in July 2016.In 2017 she completed Hot Yoga Training and began teaching Hot Yoga as well as Vinyasa.
To further her Yoga career, Laki went on to complete Yoga Fly Teacher Training in Chiangmai in 2020 and continues to expand her yoga skillset and passion for yoga.



Yoga Instructor & Cosmic Sound Healing

LuLu is an earth instruments musician from Dali, China. She offers sound healing workshops all around the world. Her goal is to raise the vibration of all those seeking well-being, happiness, and relaxation, collectively raising the vibration of our planet.

She is Hatha, Vinyasa & Yin Yoga Instructor at our studio.
With a background in martial arts at a young age, She develops a passion for movements and Yoga.

Having completed 200 hours of Hatha Vinyasa Yoga alliance training and Post Graduate Diploma Course in Ayurveda & Yogic Science from the Mahidol University, with a focus on strengthening & connecting in the inner world (Physical body) and outer world ( Our true nature). 

She believes that with healthy discipline toward practice and the right knowledge. We can uncoating our Body, Mind & Spirt.