Restorative (Open)


This class is taught by:

Mary Aranas

Mary Aranas


HOMETOWN

Taipei, Taiwan (raised in Toronto and Ottawa, Canada)

PHILOSOPHY

Mary embraces yoga as a perfect blend of athleticism, creativity and spirituality. She encourages her students to find their joyful edge of inner and outer strength, beauty and expression.

CLASSES AT PURE

Slow Flow Meditation, Yoga Nidra, Restorative

EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATIONS

E-RYT 500. Practice since 1996 Teach since 2002. Certified: ISHTA, AcroYoga, YogaSlackers, Thai Yoga, C-IAYT Yoga Therapist, Reiki 2nd Degree.

MENTORS

Yogiraj Alan Finger

BEFORE YOGA

Actress in regional and off-Broadway theater

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
 

Donna Davidge

Home town Stamford CT
 
PHILOSOPHY- Yoga is a (fun!) healing tool for mind, body and spirit
 
Classes at PURE Hatha, Vinyasa, Restorative, Nidra, Basics, Meditation, Breath
 
Experience- 500 Hour E-RYT, 3HO certified, IAYT
 
MENTORS- Yogi Bhajan, Genny Kapuler, Dharma Mittra, Eddie Stern.
Before Yoga- MS Nutrition
 
Www.donnadavidgeyoga.com
 

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

Dana Slamp

HOMETOWN:

Washington State

PHILOSOPHY

Dana’s adventurous classes encourage moving from your center, overcoming fear, and the courage to love oneself. She wishes for her students to experience the truth in their way - be it though a vigorous physical practice, music, restorative yoga, or meditation.

CLASSES AT PURE

Yoga Therapy, Vinyasa

EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATIONS

7 Years, Pure Yoga Senior Teacher and Mentor, E-RYT 50, Prenatal Yoga, Restorative Yoga

MENTORS

Georgia from Bikram

BEFORE YOGA

Writer and Actor

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
Restorative yoga is a deeply relaxing way of practicing yoga. Given props, the student achieves poses without much muscular strength, facilitating deep release in the connective tissue and calming the nervous system. Teachers may offer a meditative focus

Upcoming classes:

  • Tue Oct 17 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm with Mary Aranas
    at Pure East
  • Tue Oct 17 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure West
  • Thu Oct 19 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm with Mary Aranas
    at Pure East
  • Thu Oct 19 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm with Donna Davidge
    at Pure West
  • Fri Oct 20 11:30 am - 12:30 pm with Mary Aranas
    at Pure West
  • Fri Oct 20 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm with Stephanie Ervin
    at Pure East
  • Sun Oct 22 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm with Dana Slamp
    at Pure East
  • Mon Oct 23 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm with Stephanie Ervin
    at Pure West
  • Tue Oct 24 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm with Mary Aranas
    at Pure East
  • Tue Oct 24 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure West
  • Thu Oct 26 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm with Mary Aranas
    at Pure East
  • Thu Oct 26 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm with Annette Vetere
    at Pure West
  • Fri Oct 27 11:30 am - 12:30 pm with Mary Aranas
    at Pure West
  • Fri Oct 27 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm with Stephanie Ervin
    at Pure East
  • Sun Oct 29 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm with Dana Slamp
    at Pure East
  • Mon Oct 30 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm with Stephanie Ervin
    at Pure West
  • Tue Oct 31 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm with Mary Aranas
    at Pure East
  • Tue Oct 31 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure West
  • Thu Nov 02 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm with Mary Aranas
    at Pure East
  • Thu Nov 02 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm with Donna Davidge
    at Pure West