Restorative (Open)


This class is taught by:

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

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
 

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

Shelley McPherson

HOMETOWN: Aurora, Ontario, Canada

PHILOSOPHY: Shelley views her yoga practice and, by extension, her teaching as a celebration of life. With a grateful heart and curious mind, Shelley guides students to find space in the present moment for self-study and healing.

CLASSES AT PURE: Yoga Nidra

EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATIONS: RYT-200 at Pure Yoga, Yoga Nidra training with Kate Kuss. M.A. and B. Ed.

MENTORS: Kay Kay Clivio, Yogi Charu, Danielle Dugan

BEFORE YOGA: Actor, Acting Teacher

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 Sep 25 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm with Annette Vetere
    at Pure East
  • Tue Sep 25 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure West
  • Thu Sep 27 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm with Mary Aranas
    at Pure East
  • Thu Sep 27 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm with Shelley McPherson
    at Pure West
  • Tue Oct 02 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm with Mary Aranas
    at Pure East
  • Tue Oct 02 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure West
  • Thu Oct 04 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm with Annette Vetere
    at Pure East
  • Thu Oct 04 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm with STAFF STAFF
    at Pure West
  • Tue Oct 09 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm with Michelle Officer
    at Pure East
  • Tue Oct 09 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure West
  • Thu Oct 11 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm with Nicole Semhon
    at Pure East
  • Thu Oct 11 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm with STAFF STAFF
    at Pure West
  • Tue Oct 16 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm with Mary Aranas
    at Pure East
  • Tue Oct 16 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure West
  • Thu Oct 18 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm with Mary Aranas
    at Pure East
  • Thu Oct 18 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm with STAFF STAFF
    at Pure West
  • Tue Oct 23 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm with Mary Aranas
    at Pure East
  • Tue Oct 23 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure West
  • Thu Oct 25 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm with Mary Aranas
    at Pure East
  • Thu Oct 25 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm with STAFF STAFF
    at Pure West