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
 

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

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:

  • Thu Nov 15 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm with Mary Aranas
    at Pure East
  • Thu Nov 15 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm with Frank Camacho
    at Pure West
  • Tue Nov 20 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm with Mary Aranas
    at Pure East
  • Tue Nov 20 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure West
  • Thu Nov 22 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm with Michelle Officer
    at Pure East
  • Tue Nov 27 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm with Mary Aranas
    at Pure East
  • Tue Nov 27 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure West
  • Thu Nov 29 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm with Mary Aranas
    at Pure East
  • Thu Nov 29 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm with Sonja Rzepski
    at Pure West
  • Tue Dec 04 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm with Mary Aranas
    at Pure East
  • Tue Dec 04 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure West
  • Thu Dec 06 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm with Mary Aranas
    at Pure East
  • Thu Dec 06 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm with Sonja Rzepski
    at Pure West
  • Tue Dec 11 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm with Mary Aranas
    at Pure East
  • Tue Dec 11 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure West
  • Thu Dec 13 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm with Mary Aranas
    at Pure East
  • Thu Dec 13 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm with Sonja Rzepski
    at Pure West
  • Tue Dec 18 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm with Mary Aranas
    at Pure East
  • Tue Dec 18 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure West