Meditation: Fundamentals


This class is taught by:

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
 

Danielle Dugan

HOMETOWN
Ronkonkoma, NY
 
PHILOSOPHY
Intelligent asana. Deep Pranyama. Self-study.
 
CLASSES AT PURE
Hot Power, Vinyasa
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
 
MENTORS
Schuyler Grant, Nikki Vilella, Nikki Costello, Gabriel Halpern
 
BEFORE YOGA
Publishing, Finance
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 Apr 26 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Kate Kuss
    at Pure West
  • Thu Apr 27 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Sho Higuchi
    at Pure East
  • Mon May 01 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Kate Kuss
    at Pure West
  • Mon May 01 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure East
  • Tue May 02 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure East
  • Wed May 03 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Kate Kuss
    at Pure West
  • Thu May 04 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Sho Higuchi
    at Pure East
  • Mon May 08 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Danielle Dugan
    at Pure West
  • Mon May 08 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure East
  • Tue May 09 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure East
  • Wed May 10 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Kate Kuss
    at Pure West
  • Thu May 11 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Sho Higuchi
    at Pure East
  • Mon May 15 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Kate Kuss
    at Pure West
  • Mon May 15 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure East
  • Tue May 16 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure East
  • Wed May 17 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Kate Kuss
    at Pure West
  • Thu May 18 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Sho Higuchi
    at Pure East
  • Mon May 22 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Kate Kuss
    at Pure West
  • Mon May 22 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure East
  • Tue May 23 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure East