Basics (1)


This class is taught by:

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

Sho Higuchi

HOMETOWN
Queens, New York

PHILOSOPHY
Sho believes that the purpose of our lives is to be happy (and share this happiness with others) - this shines through in his class. He incorporates elements of unconditional love by building awareness in friendliness, joy, and equanimity among all souls.

CLASSES AT PURE
Yin, Restorative, Classical Hatha, Meditation, Yoga Nidra, Slow Flow

EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATIONS
Student of meditation since age 7; 800 hour certified in Yogic Lifestyle & Science, Classical Hatha Yoga, Meditation & Pranayama, Restorative Yoga, Yin Yoga, Pre-natal Yoga; On-going training in Contortion, Circus Arts, Life-Coaching, Philosophy, and Yoga

MENTORS
Hisao "Genki" Horiguchi, Yogi Charu, Mary Aranas, Isaac Pena, Kazu Chan, Shelly Zagor

BEFORE YOGA
Pastry Chef

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
 

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

Laura Brandel

HOMETOWN
Malverne, New York
PHILOSOPHY
Laura Brandel has a strong understanding of the principles of yoga and how to share these teachings from her heart. She is a kind and intuitive teacher with a calm yet dynamic voice. One of her most outstanding qualities is how attentive she is, watching each student and seeing what they need as individuals.
CLASSES AT PURE
Yoga Nidra, Vinyasa & Restorative

EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATIONS
E-RYT 200 RYT 500 from Pure Yoga with a focus in Yoga Therapy

MENTORS
Dana Slamp

BEFORE YOGA

An iyengar inspired introduction to the fundamentals of yoga with an explanation of the postures combined with correct breathing techniques. Class is conducted at a more relaxed pace where students are encouraged to ask questions. Ideal for first timers

Upcoming classes:

  • Sat Nov 25 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm with Jon Witt
    at Pure West
  • Sun Nov 26 11:15 am - 12:30 pm with Sho Higuchi
    at Pure East
  • Mon Nov 27 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure West
  • Tue Nov 28 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Stephanie Ervin
    at Pure East
  • Wed Nov 29 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm with Laura Brandel
    at Pure West
  • Sat Dec 02 9:00 am - 10:15 am with Sho Higuchi
    at Pure East
  • Sat Dec 02 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm with Jon Witt
    at Pure West
  • Sun Dec 03 11:15 am - 12:30 pm with Sho Higuchi
    at Pure East
  • Mon Dec 04 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure West
  • Tue Dec 05 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Stephanie Ervin
    at Pure East
  • Wed Dec 06 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm with Laura Brandel
    at Pure West
  • Sat Dec 09 9:00 am - 10:15 am with Sho Higuchi
    at Pure East
  • Sat Dec 09 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm with Jon Witt
    at Pure West
  • Sun Dec 10 11:15 am - 12:30 pm with Sho Higuchi
    at Pure East
  • Mon Dec 11 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure West
  • Tue Dec 12 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Stephanie Ervin
    at Pure East
  • Wed Dec 13 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm with Laura Brandel
    at Pure West
  • Sat Dec 16 9:00 am - 10:15 am with Sho Higuchi
    at Pure East
  • Sat Dec 16 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm with Jon Witt
    at Pure West