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.

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
 

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

Jimmy Burgio

HOMETOWN
Virginia Beach, Virginia

PHILOSOPHY
Where the body goes, the mind will follow. Jimmy teaches a rigorous, fluid vinyasa-based class that encourages his students to use their yoga practice as a way to create space in their lives for unceasing grace.

CLASSES AT PURE
Hot Power Yoga

EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATIONS
13 years of practice, E-RYT 200, Former director of New York Yoga's 200 and 500 hour teacher training programs where he taught Meditation, Chanting, The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, and The Bhagavad Gita.

MENTORS
Lisa Asha Rapp, Rachel Page, Dhanurdhara Swami, the teachings of Swami Satchidananda, Dana Flynn and Sri Dharma Mittra.

BEFORE YOGA
Dancer and Choreographer. Artistic Director of Mitra Dance Collective, a NYC-based contemporary dance company.

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:

  • Mon Jan 23 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Kate Kuss
    at Pure West
  • Mon Jan 23 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure East
  • Tue Jan 24 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure East
  • Wed Jan 25 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Kate Kuss
    at Pure West
  • Thu Jan 26 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Sho Higuchi
    at Pure East
  • Mon Jan 30 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Kate Kuss
    at Pure West
  • Mon Jan 30 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Donna Davidge
    at Pure East
  • Tue Jan 31 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Jimmy Burgio
    at Pure East
  • Wed Feb 01 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Kate Kuss
    at Pure West
  • Thu Feb 02 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Sho Higuchi
    at Pure East
  • Mon Feb 06 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Kate Kuss
    at Pure West
  • Mon Feb 06 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure East
  • Tue Feb 07 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure East
  • Wed Feb 08 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Kate Kuss
    at Pure West
  • Thu Feb 09 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Sho Higuchi
    at Pure East
  • Mon Feb 13 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Kate Kuss
    at Pure West
  • Mon Feb 13 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure East
  • Tue Feb 14 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Karen Nourizadeh
    at Pure East
  • Wed Feb 15 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Kate Kuss
    at Pure West
  • Thu Feb 16 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Sho Higuchi
    at Pure East