Vinyasa Basics (1/2)


This class is taught by:

ABC Cooper Chou

HOMETOWN
Native New Yorker
 
PHILOSOPHY
Cooper Chou believes that yoga is intended to heal the body from all forms of injury. The secret is to open up the mind to the possibility that every movement has a purpose and the counter movement is what heals us.
 
CLASSES AT PURE
Hot Power.
 
EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATIONS
E-RYT 200, 100 hour Ayurveda Training, 75 hour Advanced Kula Teacher Training, MELT Myofascial Release.
 
MENTORS
Jillian Turecki, Nikki Vilella, Magi Pierce, Schuyler Grant, and all lovers of Iyengar
 
BEFORE YOGA
Investment banking, and so glad to have left that world!

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
 

Jon Witt

HOMETOWN
Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
PHILOSOPHY
I love being a part of my students' self-development, and giving them the tools to heal.
CLASSES AT PURE
Alignment Basics, Vinyasa 1/2, Basics, Back Care, Slow Flow, Private Yoga
EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATIONS
Teaching for over 11 years and practicing for over 14 years. First teacher training with Bikram Choudhury in 2002 and spent 5 years in Hong Kong as one of Pure Yoga's first instructors.
MENTORS
Dharma Mittra, Anthony Carlisi, Baron Baptiste, Doug Keller, Kristyan Stjerne, Patrick Creelman, Tim Miller,Yogacharya V. Venkatesha of Mysore, India
BEFORE YOGA
Web Analyst for a software company

Stephanie Ervin

Stephanie Ervin


HOMETOWN

Las Vegas, Nevada

PHILOSOPHY

Stephanie teaches with close attention to alignment, guiding her students with compassion and humor so that they can gain knowledge, awareness and understanding of themselves through their practice.

 CLASSES AT PURE

Basics, Restorative, Slow Flow, Meditation

EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATIONS

3 Years, 300-Hour Teacher Certification, Restorative Yoga, Therapeutic Yoga, Dance

MENTORS

Jody Rufty, Sarah Bell, Paula Lynch-Liberis

BEFORE YOGA

Bartender

Sho Higuchi

HOMETOWN
Queens, New York

PHILOSOPHY
Sho believes that the purpose of our lives is to be happy (and share this happiness with others) - this shines through in his class. He incorporates elements of unconditional love by building awareness in friendliness, joy, and equanimity among all souls.

CLASSES AT PURE
Yin, Restorative, Classical Hatha, Meditation, Yoga Nidra, Slow Flow

EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATIONS
Student of meditation since age 7; 800 hour certified in Yogic Lifestyle & Science, Classical Hatha Yoga, Meditation & Pranayama, Restorative Yoga, Yin Yoga, Pre-natal Yoga; On-going training in Contortion, Circus Arts, Life-Coaching, Philosophy, and Yoga

MENTORS
Hisao "Genki" Horiguchi, Yogi Charu, Mary Aranas, Isaac Pena, Kazu Chan, Shelly Zagor

BEFORE YOGA
Pastry Chef

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 Jan 24 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with ABC Cooper Chou
    at Pure East
  • Mon Jan 28 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure East
  • Thu Jan 31 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Jon Witt
    at Pure East
  • Mon Feb 04 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Stephanie Ervin
    at Pure East
  • Thu Feb 07 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Jon Witt
    at Pure East
  • Mon Feb 11 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Sho Higuchi
    at Pure East
  • Thu Feb 14 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Jon Witt
    at Pure East
  • Mon Feb 18 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Sho Higuchi
    at Pure East
  • Thu Feb 21 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Jon Witt
    at Pure East
  • Mon Feb 25 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Sho Higuchi
    at Pure East
  • Thu Feb 28 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Jon Witt
    at Pure East
  • Mon Mar 04 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Sho Higuchi
    at Pure East
  • Thu Mar 07 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Jon Witt
    at Pure East
  • Mon Mar 11 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Sho Higuchi
    at Pure East
  • Thu Mar 14 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Jon Witt
    at Pure East
  • Mon Mar 18 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Sho Higuchi
    at Pure East
  • Thu Mar 21 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Jon Witt
    at Pure East
  • Mon Mar 25 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Sho Higuchi
    at Pure East
  • Thu Mar 28 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Jon Witt
    at Pure East
  • Mon Apr 01 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Sho Higuchi
    at Pure East