Vinyasa (1/2)


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

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

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

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

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

Donna Davidge

Home town Stamford CT
 
PHILOSOPHY- Yoga is a (fun!) healing tool for mind, body and spirit
 
Classes at PURE Hatha, Vinyasa, Restorative, Nidra, Basics, Meditation, Breath
 
Experience- 500 Hour E-RYT, 3HO certified, IAYT
 
MENTORS- Yogi Bhajan, Genny Kapuler, Dharma Mittra, Eddie Stern.
Before Yoga- MS Nutrition
 
Www.donnadavidgeyoga.com
 

Kiley Holliday

Kiley Holliday


HOMETOWN

Los Angeles, CA

PHILOSOPHY

Kiley views yoga as a means to balance the energies of the mind and body so that one can practice a healthful lifestyle and maintain a state of relative equanimity.  Kiley’s classes emphasize precise physical alignment and core strength within the framework of an innovative vinyasa sequence. She particularly enjoys teaching empowerment through the art of the arm balance.


CLASSES AT PURE

Vinyasa (2, 2/3), Hot Power Yoga (2, 2/3)


EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATIONS

200 and 500 hour teacher trainings with Dana Flynn and Alison Cramer at Laughing Lotus

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:

  • Mon Dec 17 7:15 am - 8:15 am with Jon Witt
    at Pure West
  • Mon Dec 17 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm with Erica Mather
    at Pure West
  • Mon Dec 17 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm with Sho Higuchi
    at Pure East
  • Tue Dec 18 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Miles Borrero
    at Pure East
  • Wed Dec 19 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Laura Brandel
    at Pure East
  • Wed Dec 19 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm with Erica Mather
    at Pure West
  • Wed Dec 19 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm with Karen Kassover
    at Pure East
  • Fri Dec 21 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm with Brittany Anderson
    at Pure East
  • Wed Dec 26 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Donna Davidge
    at Pure East
  • Wed Dec 26 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm with Sho Higuchi
    at Pure West
  • Wed Dec 26 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm with Kiley Holliday
    at Pure East
  • Fri Dec 28 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm with Brittany Anderson
    at Pure East
  • Mon Dec 31 7:15 am - 8:15 am with Jon Witt
    at Pure West