Iyengar (1)


This class is taught by:

Ketan Patel

HOMETOWN
Originally from Ahmedabad, India currently New York

PHILOSOPHY
From “chitta vrtti nirodhah to isvarah pranidhana” towards that classes are taught with precision, timing and scientific intuitive sequencing of the yoga asana. He aims to challenge students, to bring a sense of fun to his classes, and to explore not just the physical aspects of yoga, but also its psychological and spiritual dimension meaning surrender to Supreme Higher Self.

CLASSES AT PURE
Iyengar

EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATIONS
Certified Iyengar yoga teacher at Introductory II in 2010; Anusara training in 2002: Integral yoga certification in 1999-2001. Been teaching since 1996.

MENTORS
Late Mary Dunn, along with James Murphy, Carrie Owerko, Genny Kapular, Patricia Walden, Manuso Manos

BEFORE YOGA
Commerce student in college, trained in professional Cricket game in 1977, but left everything and lived in Hare Krsna Ashrams in India and United States from 1978-2008 studying Sri Chaitanya Bhakti Yoga and chanting Hare Krsna Maha Mantra based on the sacred Bhakti text of Srimad Bhagavatam, Bhagavad-gita and works of Six Gosvāmīs of Vrindaban.

Adam Vitolo

CLASSES AT PURE
Iyengar
 
EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATIONS
Adam has taught Iyengar Yoga since 2000. He is a Certified Iyengar Yoga Instructor and was selected to perform with the Iyengar Institute of New York, for B.K.S Iyengar and for the Iyengar Yoga National Convention.

Michelle Hill

Michelle Hill has been studying Iyengar since she was a teenager. After 10 years of study, she had the urge to teach and became certified at the Intro 2 level.
 
She has been teaching Iyengar yoga since 2003. Michelle went to India for the first time in 2015 to study with the Iyengars.

She is also a full time art teacher at PS 199. Michelle lives with her husband and 2 children on the Upper West Side.
Based on the principles of B.K.S. Iyengar, this class emphasizes attention to detail and precise alignment of postures. Poses are held longer and the use of props is encouraged to modify poses, if needed.

Upcoming classes:

  • Sat Apr 29 10:00 am - 11:15 am with Ketan Patel
    at Pure West
  • Wed May 03 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Adam Vitolo
    at Pure East
  • Sat May 06 10:00 am - 11:15 am with Michelle Hill
    at Pure West
  • Wed May 10 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Adam Vitolo
    at Pure East
  • Sat May 13 10:00 am - 11:15 am with Ketan Patel
    at Pure West
  • Wed May 17 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Adam Vitolo
    at Pure East
  • Sat May 20 10:00 am - 11:15 am with Ketan Patel
    at Pure West
  • Wed May 24 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Adam Vitolo
    at Pure East
  • Sat May 27 10:00 am - 11:15 am with Ketan Patel
    at Pure West
  • Wed May 31 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Adam Vitolo
    at Pure East
  • Sat Jun 03 10:00 am - 11:15 am with Ketan Patel
    at Pure West
  • Wed Jun 07 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Adam Vitolo
    at Pure East
  • Sat Jun 10 10:00 am - 11:15 am with Ketan Patel
    at Pure West
  • Wed Jun 14 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Adam Vitolo
    at Pure East
  • Sat Jun 17 10:00 am - 11:15 am with Ketan Patel
    at Pure West
  • Wed Jun 21 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Adam Vitolo
    at Pure East
  • Sat Jun 24 10:00 am - 11:15 am with Ketan Patel
    at Pure West
  • Wed Jun 28 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Adam Vitolo
    at Pure East
  • Sat Jul 01 10:00 am - 11:15 am with Ketan Patel
    at Pure West