Iyengar (1)


This class is taught by:

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.

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.

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:

  • Wed Sep 20 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Adam Vitolo
    at Pure East
  • Sat Sep 23 10:30 am - 11:45 am with Ketan Patel
    at Pure West
  • Wed Sep 27 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Adam Vitolo
    at Pure East
  • Sat Sep 30 10:30 am - 11:45 am with Ketan Patel
    at Pure West
  • Wed Oct 04 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Adam Vitolo
    at Pure East
  • Sat Oct 07 10:30 am - 11:45 am with Ketan Patel
    at Pure West
  • Wed Oct 11 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Adam Vitolo
    at Pure East
  • Sat Oct 14 10:30 am - 11:45 am with Ketan Patel
    at Pure West
  • Wed Oct 18 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Adam Vitolo
    at Pure East
  • Sat Oct 21 10:30 am - 11:45 am with Ketan Patel
    at Pure West
  • Wed Oct 25 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Adam Vitolo
    at Pure East
  • Sat Oct 28 10:30 am - 11:45 am with Michelle Hill
    at Pure West
  • Wed Nov 01 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Adam Vitolo
    at Pure East
  • Sat Nov 04 10:30 am - 11:45 am with Michelle Hill
    at Pure West
  • Wed Nov 08 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Adam Vitolo
    at Pure East
  • Sat Nov 11 10:30 am - 11:45 am with Ketan Patel
    at Pure West
  • Wed Nov 15 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Adam Vitolo
    at Pure East
  • Sat Nov 18 10:30 am - 11:45 am with Ketan Patel
    at Pure West
  • Wed Nov 22 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Adam Vitolo
    at Pure East
  • Sat Nov 25 10:30 am - 11:45 am with Ketan Patel
    at Pure West