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.

 



Kate Kuss instructs the following:
  • Hot Slow Flow (1/2)
  • Held in warm room, flow through ashtanga-like sequences to encourage deep muscle tissue stretching and release.Warmly heated room to encourage opening of muscles.Temperature of room ranges around 80+degrees.Great way for athletes to cross-train.Focus on Safety and Alignment of each asana while holding poses 5-7 breaths to encourage deep stretching and opening.Learn benefits of each asana and pose sequences you can travel with to keep your muscles open while away from home.

  • Hot Vinyasa (2)
  • Taught in the heated room, this style works through poses and sequences linked to breath. Sequencing will vary with instructor philosophy in this vigorous and fluid approach to yoga.

  • Meditation: Fundamentals
  • 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.

  • Going Deeper with Yin Yoga LII | Teacher Training Module
  • Take a deeper dive into the practice of Yin Yoga with this level 2 teacher training led by Kate Kuss. Through practice and discussion, we will learn how the Yin Vibe holds the space for us to explore our physical, energetic, emotional and spiritual bodies.

    Join us for a weekend of yogic knowledge, self-care and experience firsthand the importance of harmonizing the body, mind and soul. This training will give you the confidence and awareness of the Yin practice so you can share this gift with the world
     
    This 20 Hour Yoga Alliance certified training will cover:
     
    • Meridians and Chakras
    • The Elements
    • Creating Yin + Yang integrated classes
    • Teaching Meditation and Pranayama
    • Sequencing
    • Personal Practice
     
    ABOUT KATE KUSS
     
    Kate has been teaching Yin Yoga in New York City for the past seven years, training hundreds of yoga teachers in this practice. Kate weaves meditation into her Yin classes to guide students to a place where they can be still, listen to their thoughts, let go of any unwanted tension and just find space – mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually. Kate appreciates this special practice and is honored to represent the chill style of Yin Yoga.
     
    SCHEDULE at PURE WEST
     
    Friday, October 20 | 6pm - 9pm
    Saturday, October 21 | 9am - 6pm
    Sunday, October 22 | 9am - 6pm
     
    PRICING
    Members | $475
    Non Members | $500
    Pure TT grads | $450

  • Yin Yoga (Open)
  • Yin yoga is characterized by poses supported by props (blanket, block, bolster). To differentiate it from a restorative class, yin will get deep into the soft tissue of the body. It's less restful, and geared more towards a functional release of deep muscle tissue.