Vinyasa Basics (1/2)


This class is taught by:

Sonja Rzepski

HOMETOWN
PennYan, 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, Hot Slow Flow, Slow Flow

EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATIONS
14 Years, Ashtanga, Rehabilitation, Yoga for Athletes, Prenatal Yoga, Samahita Yoga Institute Certified Yoga Instructor, Pre/Postnatal Exercise, Nutrition, Women's Health, Foundations of Flexibility and Alignment, Functional Anatomy

MENTORS
Paul Dallaghan, Eddie Stern, Pattabhi Jois

BEFORE YOGA
Actress, Aerial Acrobat

Braxton Rose

HOMETOWN:
Newton, MA

PHILOSOPHY:
Through intense physical practice we can find the space to hear, see and feel ourselves clearly. So that we can feel supported by the universe and walk powerfully in our own lives and inspire others around us.

CLASSES AT PURE:

EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATIONS:
200 Hour Baptiste Power Yoga, 300 Hour Divine Play Yoga, Yin Yoga Training through Josh Summers, UMA Reiki Master,

MENTORS:
Jordan Lashley

BEFORE YOGA:
Student.

Karen Nourizadeh

HOMETOWN
New Britain, CT
PHILOSOPHY
Karen teaches adults and children to focus on alignment and pay personal attention to their bodies.
CLASSES AT PURE
Vinyasa Flow, Hot Power, Beginner’s Series, Meditation, Yoga Philosophy
EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATIONS
Certified Yoga Instructor (kids and adults)
MENTORS
Rodney Yee
BEFORE YOGA
Attorney and Broker
 

Annette Vetere

HOMETOWN
North Haledon, NJ
 
PHILOSOPHY
With a focus on alignment, Annette teaches with the intention of using breath as a meditative way to stay present; releasing what does not serve the body and mind in a positive way. Her intention is to support healing in the body and clear the mind to connect with your spiritual self.
 
CLASSES AT PURE
Hot Vinyasa, Vinyasa, Restorative, Slow Flow
 
EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATIONS
Teaching since 2012. e-RYT 200, 200-Hour RYT with Kay Kay Clivio and Yogi Charu, 100-Hour Mentorship with Tanya Boulton, 100-Hour Prema Therapeutics training with Jon Witt and Dana Slamp, Yin Yoga with Kate Kuss, Children’s yoga from Karma Kids, IM=X Pilates trained, Reiki Level 1&2. Working towards a 500-Hour advanced therapeutics training with Yoga Medicine (Tiffany Cruikshank) Energy healing through Angel Quest (Karen Noe)
 
MENTORS
Tanya Boulton
 
BEFORE YOGA
Licensing and recruiting in the Fashion Industry

Mariah Betts

HOMETOWN:
North Danville, Vermont

PHILOSOPHY:
Energy is everything. Be light, playful and curious to keep moving through it all and evolve.

CLASSES AT PURE:
Vinyasa, Vinyasa Basics, Slow Flow
EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATIONS:
RYT 200 hour Ana Forrest Yoga Teacher Training 2004
Institute for Integrative Nutrition 2006
2 x RYT 200 hour Maya Yoga with Eddie Modestini & Nicki Doane 2009 - 2010
25 hour Immersion with Patrick Creelman 2013
RYT 300 hour Advanced Maya Yoga with Eddie Modestini & Nicki Doane 2015
50 hours FLY Advanced Training at Laughing Lotus 2016

MENTORS
Dr. Michael Winer, Betty Moore, Patrick Creelman, Francesca Bove

BEFORE YOGA
Ski Racer, Coach, Landscaper, Waitress

Vinyasa Basics focuses on correct breathing, postural alignment and sequencing of asanas in a traditional order, to help students cultivate a safe and well supported practice.

Upcoming classes:

  • Thu Apr 27 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Sonja Rzepski
    at Pure East
  • Thu Apr 27 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Braxton Rose
    at Pure East
  • Mon May 01 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure East
  • Tue May 02 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm with Annette Vetere
    at Pure East
  • Thu May 04 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Sonja Rzepski
    at Pure East
  • Thu May 04 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Braxton Rose
    at Pure East
  • Mon May 08 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure East
  • Tue May 09 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm with Mariah Betts
    at Pure East
  • Thu May 11 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Sonja Rzepski
    at Pure East
  • Thu May 11 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Braxton Rose
    at Pure East
  • Mon May 15 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure East
  • Tue May 16 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm with Mariah Betts
    at Pure East
  • Thu May 18 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Sonja Rzepski
    at Pure East
  • Thu May 18 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Braxton Rose
    at Pure East
  • Mon May 22 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure East
  • Tue May 23 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm with Mariah Betts
    at Pure East
  • Thu May 25 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Sonja Rzepski
    at Pure East
  • Thu May 25 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Braxton Rose
    at Pure East
  • Mon May 29 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure East