Vinyasa (2)


This class is taught by:

Sonja Rzepski

HOMETOWN
Penn Yan, Upstate NY Finger Lakes Region

PHILOSOPHY
Sonja believes that although physical injuries, health conditions and modern stress may be the reason someone comes to yoga, it also invites them to celebrate the process toward finding balance and clarity in their life.

CLASSES AT PURE
Vinyasa, Yin Yang, Alignment Basics

EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATIONS

Yoga Therapist, Ashtanga, Rehabilitation, Yoga for Athletes, Prenatal Yoga, Samahita Yoga Institute, Prema Yoga Therapy Institute, Foundations of Flexibility and Alignment, Functional Anatomy.

MENTORS
Paul Dallaghan, Eddie Stern, Saraswati Jois. 

BEFORE YOGA
Actress, Aerial Acrobat

Jimmy Burgio

HOMETOWN
Virginia Beach, Virginia
 
PHILOSOPHY
Where the body goes, the mind will follow. Jimmy teaches a rigorous, fluid vinyasa-based class that encourages his students to use their yoga practice as a way to create space in their lives for unceasing grace.
 
CLASSES AT PURE
Hot Power Yoga
 
EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATIONS
13 years of practice, E-RYT 200, Former director of New York Yoga's 200 and 500 hour teacher training programs where he taught Meditation, Chanting, The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, and The Bhagavad Gita.
 
MENTORS
Lisa Asha Rapp, Rachel Page, Dhanurdhara Swami, the teachings of Swami Satchidananda, Dana Flynn and Sri Dharma Mittra.
 
BEFORE YOGA
Dancer and Choreographer. Artistic Director of Mitra Dance Collective, a NYC-based contemporary dance company.

Matthew Lombardo

HOMETOWN

New York City

PHILOSOPHY

Matthew strives to teach his students safety while leading a fun, personally transforming practice.

CLASSES AT PURE

Vinyasa

Jess Ray

HOMETOWN: Gorham Maine

PHILOSOPHY: With vibrant music and a passion for inversions Jess's dynamic sequencing guides students through fluid movement based in strength and flexibility. She believes through challenge and transformation on the mat we can build the confidence and strength we need to thrive through challenges we face off the mat.

CLASSES AT PURE: Vinyasa, Hot Vinyasa, Hot Power

EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATIONS: 200 Hour Vinyasa Yoga Certification through Back Bay Yoga & 300 Hour Advanced Vinyasa Certification through Laughing Lotus Center.

MENTORS: Dana Trixie Flynn & Raghunauth Cappo

BEFORE YOGA: HR Manager in Retail

Kiley Holliday

Kiley Holliday


HOMETOWN

Los Angeles, CA

PHILOSOPHY

Kiley views yoga as a means to balance the energies of the mind and body so that one can practice a healthful lifestyle and maintain a state of relative equanimity.  Kiley’s classes emphasize precise physical alignment and core strength within the framework of an innovative vinyasa sequence. She particularly enjoys teaching empowerment through the art of the arm balance.


CLASSES AT PURE

Vinyasa (2, 2/3), Hot Power Yoga (2, 2/3)


EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATIONS

200 and 500 hour teacher trainings with Dana Flynn and Alison Cramer at Laughing Lotus

Rebecca Hajek

HOMETOWN

South Windsor, Connecticut

PHILOSOPHY

With her toe-tapping music and playful sequences, Rebecca hopes to challenge her students to push through mental and physical boundaries in order to reach a place of release.

CLASSES AT PURE

Hot Power Yoga, PXT, and Ashtanga

EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATIONS

Pure Yoga Teacher Training, Vinyasa, Ashtanga, Hatha, M.A. in Opera Studies

MENTORS

Scott Harig, Yogi Charu & Maty Ezraty

BEFORE YOGA

Opera singer, bartender

Vinyasa is characterized by flowing poses and sequences that are linked to the breath. This class is diverse and sequencing will vary with instructor philosophy and in general is a vigorous, more athletic approach to yoga.

Upcoming classes:

  • Thu Aug 17 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Sonja Rzepski
    at Pure West
  • Thu Aug 17 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Jimmy Burgio
    at Pure West
  • Sat Aug 19 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm with Matthew Lombardo
    at Pure West
  • Mon Aug 21 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Jess Ray
    at Pure East
  • Mon Aug 21 9:15 am - 10:15 am with Kiley Holliday
    at Pure West
  • Tue Aug 22 9:30 am - 10:30 am with Matthew Lombardo
    at Pure West
  • Tue Aug 22 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Rebecca Hajek
    at Pure West
  • Thu Aug 24 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Sonja Rzepski
    at Pure West
  • Thu Aug 24 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Jimmy Burgio
    at Pure West
  • Sat Aug 26 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm with Matthew Lombardo
    at Pure West
  • Mon Aug 28 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Jess Ray
    at Pure East
  • Mon Aug 28 9:15 am - 10:15 am with Kiley Holliday
    at Pure West
  • Tue Aug 29 9:30 am - 10:30 am with Matthew Lombardo
    at Pure West
  • Tue Aug 29 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Rebecca Hajek
    at Pure West
  • Thu Aug 31 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Sonja Rzepski
    at Pure West
  • Thu Aug 31 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Jimmy Burgio
    at Pure West