Vinyasa (1/2)


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
 

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

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

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

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

Miles Borrero

Miles Borrero

HOMETOWN

Bogota, Colombia

PHILOSOPHY

Miles encourages her students to find the sweet spot when two opposites balance in perfect dynamic tension to achieve the purest expression of joy and calm.

 CLASSES AT PURE

Vinyasa

 EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATIONS

12 years of practice, 200 E-RYT, Advanced Forrest Yoga, Restore and Renew with Judith Lasater, Thai Massage Certified 

MENTORS

Raghunath Cappo, Christie Clark, Ana Forrest, Phillip Askew, Schuyler Grant and a long, ever shifting list of wonderful teachers I take class from in this magical city.

BEFORE YOGA

Trained in conservatory as an actor, horseback rider, singer in a band

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

Rebecca Sandlin

HOMETOWN
Riverside, California
 
PHILOSOPHY
Rebecca believes in a yoga practice that challenges people to grow physically, mentally, and spiritually. She believes that our bodies were created to move and therefore we should take the time to experiment with our limitations and exceed past the boundaries that we give ourselves.
 
CLASSES AT PURE
Hot Vinyasa
 
EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATIONS
Western Yoga College Teacher Training, Thai Yoga Massage
 
MENTORS
Scott Miller, Laura Miller, Stephanie Gilliland
 
BEFORE YOGA
Professional Modern Dancer

 

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
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 Aug 18 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure East
  • Fri Aug 18 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm with Isaac Pena
    at Pure East
  • Mon Aug 21 7:15 am - 8:15 am with Jon Witt
    at Pure West
  • Mon Aug 21 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm with Erica Mather
    at Pure West
  • Mon Aug 21 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm with Jon Witt
    at Pure East
  • Tue Aug 22 7:15 am - 8:15 am with Annette Vetere
    at Pure West
  • Tue Aug 22 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Miles Borrero
    at Pure East
  • Wed Aug 23 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Lola Rephann
    at Pure East
  • Wed Aug 23 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm with Erica Mather
    at Pure West
  • Wed Aug 23 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm with Lola Rephann
    at Pure East
  • Fri Aug 25 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure East
  • Fri Aug 25 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm with Isaac Pena
    at Pure East
  • Mon Aug 28 7:15 am - 8:15 am with Jon Witt
    at Pure West
  • Mon Aug 28 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm with Erica Mather
    at Pure West
  • Mon Aug 28 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm with Jon Witt
    at Pure East
  • Tue Aug 29 7:15 am - 8:15 am with Rebecca Sandlin
    at Pure West
  • Tue Aug 29 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Rebecca Sandlin
    at Pure East
  • Wed Aug 30 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Danielle Dugan
    at Pure East