Vinyasa Basics (1/2)


This class is taught by:

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

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

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

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
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:

  • Tue May 30 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm with Mariah Betts
    at Pure East
  • Thu Jun 01 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Sonja Rzepski
    at Pure East
  • Thu Jun 01 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Jon Witt
    at Pure East
  • Mon Jun 05 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure East
  • Tue Jun 06 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm with Mariah Betts
    at Pure East
  • Thu Jun 08 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Sonja Rzepski
    at Pure East
  • Thu Jun 08 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Jon Witt
    at Pure East
  • Mon Jun 12 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Annette Vetere
    at Pure East
  • Tue Jun 13 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm with Mariah Betts
    at Pure East
  • Thu Jun 15 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Sonja Rzepski
    at Pure East
  • Thu Jun 15 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Jon Witt
    at Pure East
  • Mon Jun 19 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure East
  • Tue Jun 20 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm with Mariah Betts
    at Pure East
  • Thu Jun 22 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Sonja Rzepski
    at Pure East
  • Thu Jun 22 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Jon Witt
    at Pure East
  • Mon Jun 26 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure East
  • Tue Jun 27 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm with Mariah Betts
    at Pure East
  • Thu Jun 29 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Sonja Rzepski
    at Pure East
  • Thu Jun 29 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Jon Witt
    at Pure East
  • Mon Jul 03 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure East