Vinyasa (2)


This class is taught by:

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
 

Scott Harig

HOMETOWN
Colorado
PHILOSOPHY
Scott teaches an eclectic yoga sequence, drawing from his Hatha, Ayurveda and Ashtanga teachings. He believes yoga to be an effective method of self discovery and positive change. Scott aspires to introduce yoga's potential to newcomers and help facilitate regular practitioners' path to self knowledge and acceptance.
CLASSES AT PURE
Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Hot Power Yoga
EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATIONS
Scott Harig has been a dedicated Ashtanga Yoga teacher since 2000. While living in Denver, Scott taught yoga exclusively at the Denver Ashtanga Yoga Center under the direction of Michael Rawlison. His main teacher today is Manju Jois, and for the last three years he's led the Ashtanga Program at Pure Yoga West in New York City.
BEFORE YOGA
Competitive Mountain Biker

 

Leila Zimbel

PHILOSOPHY

In Leila's classes, you will work hard and broaden your ability by finding the balance of ease and strength through effort, coupled with laughter and determination. 

CLASSES AT PURE

Vinyasa, Prana Flow

EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATIONS

MENTORS

Shiva Rea

BEFORE YOGA

Professional Dancer

Kathleen Clivio

Kay Kay Clivio


HOMETOWN

Medford, Massachusetts

PHILOSOPHY

I am mindful when I teach and that I am a guardian and preserver of a sacred tradition. I am here to serve as a conduit between it and the divinity within its students. I work to stay open and receptive to what each individual student needs so that I might act as a channel of this beauty as much as possible.

CLASSES AT PURE

Hot Power, Slow Flow, Yin Yang, Vinyasa

EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATIONS

Practicing for 17 Years and teaching for 12 years, former instructor at Pure Yoga Hong Kong, Senior Teacher at Pure Yoga New York, Head of Pure Yoga’s Teacher Training Program

MENTORS

Bikram, Ana Forrest, Baron Baptiste, John Friend, Shri K. Pattabhi Jois, Patrick Creelman and Gil Hedley

BEFORE YOGA

Competitive Outrigger Canoe Paddler in Hawaii

Juan Gamboa

HOMETOWN
Manila, Philippines

PHILOSOPHY
"life is a balance of holding on and letting go." Rumi.
I strive to give good yoga - a balance of strong asana, breathing and a mind that is truly present and engaged. Each sequence is unique - a juicy blend of yoga (vinyasa/ashtanga) and movement of all kinds. In class, we strive to tap in to the most Pure version of ourselves so that we can connect to one intention.

CLASSES AT PURE
Hot Power (Open), Hot Power 2, Hot Power 2/3

EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATIONS
200 Hour Yoga Alliance

MENTORS
Schuyler Grant

BEFORE YOGA
Wall Street Research Manager and Biotech/Pharma Scientist

Amanda Murdock

HOMETOWN

Spartanburg, South Carolina

PHILOSOPHY

During her classes, Amanda strives to blend her love of music with a dynamic, fun and creative sequence of asana.

CLASSES AT PURE

Vinyasa, Hot Power Vinyasa, Power Yoga Sculpt,Pure Core

EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATIONS

Pure Yoga Teacher Training, Certified Cancer Survivor Instructor

MENTORS

Alanna Kaivalya, Manorama, Ana Forrest, Rodney Yee

BEFORE YOGA

Brand Marketing and Public Relations

Lola Rephann

HOMETOWN

Guilford, Connecticut & Lima, Peru

PHILOSOPHY

My teaching is a call to meet your edge and explore yourself body, mind and spirit. Moving freely, creatively and organically is our birthright. Let’s have fun as we dive into the Great Mystery of ourselves.

CLASSES AT PURE

Forrest Yoga

EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATIONS

15+ years personal practice. e-RYT, Advanced Yin Yoga Teacher, Certified Forrest Yoga Teacher, Reiki master, Thai massage and Myo-Fascial Meredian Release bodyworker. Black belt. Life-long student.

MENTORS

Erica Mather, Ana Forrest

BEFORE YOGA

Aerobics instructor, editor, webmaster

Isaac Pena

HOMETOWN

New York City

PHILOSOPHY

Isaac believes if you are breathing, moving and smiling, it's yoga. In his classes you can find elements of traditional yoga, capoeira, circus arts and exciting natural functional movement.

CLASSES AT PURE

Vinyasa

EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATIONS

Martial Arts, Contortion, Capoeria, Circus Arts, Thai Body Work

MENTORS

Chung Kal, Chaiyuth Priyasith, Jonathan Nosan, David Life

BEFORE YOGA

Student

Danielle Dugan

HOMETOWN
Ronkonkoma, NY
 
PHILOSOPHY
Intelligent asana. Deep Pranyama. Self-study.
 
CLASSES AT PURE
Hot Vinyasa, Vinyasa, Meditation

EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATIONS
RYT-200 Laughing Lotus 2005, Prenatal Yoga Certification Mia Borgotta 2009, Concious Embodiment- Anatomy Practical- Zachery Ducak 2012, RYT-300 Nikki Costello 2013, Therapeutics Apprenticeship-Gabriel Halpern 2013, 100 Hour Meditation Training- Yogi Charu 2015, 20 Hour Restorative Mary Aranas 2016, 25 Hour Nidra Mary Aranas 2017
 
MENTORS
Schuyler Grant, Nikki Vilella, Nikki Costello, Gabriel Halpern, Yogi Charu, Mary Aranas
 
BEFORE YOGA
Publishing, Finance

Pam Reece

HOMETOWN
North Carolina

PHILOSOPHY
Pam encourages students to find the interconnections of body, mind and soul and to take what we learn on the yoga mat into all areas of their life.

CLASSES AT PURE
Vinyasa

EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATIONS
12 Years, Therapeutic Yoga

MENTORS
Charles and Lisa Matkin

BEFORE YOGA
Advertising

Matthew Lombardo

HOMETOWN

New York City

PHILOSOPHY

Matthew strives to teach his students safety while leading a fun, personally transforming practice.

CLASSES AT PURE

Vinyasa

Victor Colletti

HOMETOWN - NYC   PHILOSOPHY - all you have to do is breathe and love your breath   CLASSES: Hot Vinyasa and Vinyasa   EXPERIENCE: 200 Hr Laughing Lotus, 22 years of practice   MENTORS: Shri Dharma Mittra, Dana Flynn, Alison Cramer   BEFORE YOGA - Seeking my calling

Jess Ray

HOMETOWN: Gorham Maine

PHILOSOPHY: With vibrant music and a passion for inversions Jess's dynamic sequencing guides students through fluid movement based in strength and flexibility. She believes through challenge and transformation on the mat we can build the confidence and strength we need to thrive through challenges we face off the mat.

CLASSES AT PURE: Vinyasa, Hot Vinyasa, Hot Power

EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATIONS: 200 Hour Vinyasa Yoga Certification through Back Bay Yoga & 300 Hour Advanced Vinyasa Certification through Laughing Lotus Center.

MENTORS: Dana Trixie Flynn & Raghunauth Cappo

BEFORE YOGA: HR Manager in Retail

Angela Leigh

HOMETOWN: Seattle

PHILOSOPHY: Angela believes the yoga practice to be a constant exploration of the body's physical and spiritual energy. Yoga is a blend of conscious movement, intentional breath with the power to heal and teach us compassion for ourselves and others. How we show up for ourselves on the mat is how we present ourselves to the world.

CLASSES AT PURE: Vinyasa, Hot Power

EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATIONS: 200-ERYT, 500-YogaWorks

MENTORS: Mia Togo, Vinnie Marino, Scott Harig

BEFORE YOGA: Hospitality. Fitness.

Lisa Anzelmo

HOMETOWN

New Orleans 

PHILOSOPHY  

Lisa’s classes focus on intuitive flows, proper alignment and attention to the breath, complete with a fun playlist and cheesy jokes thrown in for good measure!  It is Lisa's hope to spark a desire in her students to challenge themselves by safely going further and making their practice that much "brighter."

CLASSES AT PURE

Vinyasa 2/3, Hot Power

EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATIONS 

An actively practicing student since 2000; RYT 200-HR (2007); 100-HR Ashtanga Certification with Scott Harig at Pure Yoga (2013)

BEFORE YOGA

Lisa is a working actor and singer…which means she has held many odd jobs over the years, such as personal trainer and yoga instructor!

Erica Mather

HOMETOWN

Madison, Wisconsin

PHILOSOPHY

Erica’s classes are fun and challenging, with special attention paid to deeper feeling of postures though coached breathing, detailed alignment and innovative assists.

CLASSES AT PURE

Forrest, Vinyasa, Slow Flow

EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATIONS

E-RYT 200, Certified Forrest Yoga Instructor, Guardian and Mentor

MENTORS

Rachel Kaplan, Ana Forrest

 BEFORE YOGA

Professional Jazz Pianist

Vinyasa is characterized by flowing poses and sequences that are linked to the breath. This class is diverse and sequencing will vary with instructor philosophy and in general is a vigorous, more athletic approach to yoga.

Upcoming classes:

  • Fri Jul 28 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure East
  • Fri Jul 28 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm with Scott Harig
    at Pure West
  • Fri Jul 28 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm with Leila Zimbel
    at Pure West
  • Sat Jul 29 9:30 am - 11:00 am with Kathleen Clivio
    at Pure East
  • Sat Jul 29 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm with Leila Zimbel
    at Pure East
  • Sun Jul 30 9:00 am - 10:15 am with Juan Gamboa
    at Pure West
  • Mon Jul 31 8:45 am - 9:45 am with Amanda Murdock
    at Pure East
  • Mon Jul 31 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm with Kathleen Clivio
    at Pure West
  • Mon Jul 31 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm with Lola Rephann
    at Pure West
  • Tue Aug 01 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Isaac Pena
    at Pure East
  • Tue Aug 01 9:45 am - 11:00 am with Lola Rephann
    at Pure East
  • Tue Aug 01 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Danielle Dugan
    at Pure East
  • Tue Aug 01 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm with Pam Reece
    at Pure West
  • Tue Aug 01 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Matthew Lombardo
    at Pure West
  • Wed Aug 02 6:30 am - 7:30 am with Victor Colletti
    at Pure East
  • Wed Aug 02 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Jess Ray
    at Pure East
  • Wed Aug 02 9:15 am - 10:15 am with Angela Leigh
    at Pure West
  • Wed Aug 02 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm with Lisa Anzelmo
    at Pure West
  • Wed Aug 02 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm with Erica Mather
    at Pure West