Meditation: Fundamentals


This class is taught by:

Kate Kuss

KATE KUSS

HOMETOWN

New York

PHILOSOPHY

Kate has seen how the practice of yoga + meditation leads to health, happiness and a deep connection to what truly matters. As a teacher, Kate’s passion is helping her students find equanimity both on and off the mat. Kate is deeply aware how this physical, spiritual and emotional practice benefits and changes people’s lives.
CLASSES AT PURE

Hot Vinyasa, Hot Slow Flow, Yin Yoga, Meditation and Yoga Nidra

EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATIONS

Over 1,500 hours of yoga training. E-RYT 500

MENTORS

Kay Kay Clivio, Yogi Charu, Bryan Kest, Ulrica Norberg and Joshua Greene

BEFORE YOGA

Kate continues to nurture a career in the media and entertainment industry. Her passion is teaching yoga and meditation.

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
 

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 and create space in mind and body while flowing through each asana.
Classes at Pure:
Hot Vinyasa, Vinyasa, Open Level Vinyasa

Experience and Certifications:
Experience: Practicing since 2010 and teaching since 2012.
Certifications: 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.

Mentors:
Tanya Boulton

Before Yoga:
Licensing and recruiting in the Fashion Industry

Group meditation classes offer students of all levels a chance to integrate conscious relaxation into their practice and to learn a variety of accessible meditation techniques.

Upcoming classes:

  • Wed Feb 22 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Kate Kuss
    at Pure West
  • Thu Feb 23 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Sho Higuchi
    at Pure East
  • Mon Feb 27 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Kate Kuss
    at Pure West
  • Mon Feb 27 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure East
  • Tue Feb 28 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Donna Davidge
    at Pure East
  • Wed Mar 01 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Kate Kuss
    at Pure West
  • Thu Mar 02 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Sho Higuchi
    at Pure East
  • Mon Mar 06 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Kate Kuss
    at Pure West
  • Mon Mar 06 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure East
  • Tue Mar 07 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure East
  • Wed Mar 08 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Kate Kuss
    at Pure West
  • Thu Mar 09 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Sho Higuchi
    at Pure East
  • Mon Mar 13 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Kate Kuss
    at Pure West
  • Mon Mar 13 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Annette Vetere
    at Pure East
  • Tue Mar 14 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Donna Davidge
    at Pure East
  • Wed Mar 15 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Kate Kuss
    at Pure West
  • Thu Mar 16 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Sho Higuchi
    at Pure East
  • Mon Mar 20 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Kate Kuss
    at Pure West
  • Mon Mar 20 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure East
  • Tue Mar 21 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure East