The AOP program takes place daily in Studio Four at West 77th Street, and in Studio Two at East 86th Street.

Open practice is available at AOP West 77th Street from 6:30am - 10:30am Monday - Friday

Open Practice is also available at AOP East 86th Street from 6:30 - 9:00am Monday - Friday.

There is a Primary led class at West 77th Street from 9:30 -11:00 on Saturdays

There is an Intermediate led class at West 77th Street from 9:00 - 10:45am on Sundays.


Meet the AOP Assistants

Each day, we have different certified yoga teachers supporting Scott and Jamie with adjustments and teaching.


Ami Jain

Ami has been practicing Ashtanga yoga over 15 years.
She completed a 100 hour Ashtanga training with Scott Harig in 2012 after attaining a 200 hour certification in ISHTA Yoga. Workshops with master teachers David Swenson, Richard Freeman and John Campbell as well as meditation lessons have furthered her study of all eight limbs. 


Kathrin Mathews

Kathrin is a former lawyer turned yoga teacher moved to NYC from Switzerland in 2016. She has been fortunate to train all over the world with her teachers Patrick Creelman, Noah Mazé, Tiffany Cruikshank and Scott Harig, among others. While Kathrin has been teaching yoga for over 10 years, she loves the fact that she will always remain a student of all of the limbs of yoga.

Michele Lee


Michele Lee has been practicing yoga for over a decade. Michele completed her RYT-200 training at YogaWorks. She has mentored under Scott Harig since Ashtanga Open Practice began. She has completed trainings with Manju Jois and David Swenson. Michele is an experienced marathon runner. 
Ben Ortiz

Ben Ortiz


Ben completed RYT-200 training with the faculty of Pure Yoga NYC, and over 300 hours of Ashtanga teacher training with his mentor Scott Harig, John Campbell and Manju Jois. For Ben, teaching is part of the practice, and daily practice is a great teacher.



Fan Yu

Fan first met yoga in 2014 and started to practice Ashtanga with Scott Harig in 2017. She finished a 100 hour Ashtanga training with Scott Harig and a RYT-200 hour teacher training with Kay Kay Clivio and Yogi Charu in 2018. Fan is interested in Chinese Medicine, and she enjoys giving people massages in Savasana. Fan believes her encounter with yoga is the most wonderful thing that happened to her. She loves to continue this journey of self-exploration, self-acceptance, and self-realization for the rest of her life.
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Nasya Camacho


Nasya has received 300 hours of training in Ashtanga at Pure Yoga NYC with Scott Harig & John Campbell and gained her therapeutics training with Dana Slamp of the Prema Therapeutics Institute. Teaching for over four years and practicing for over six, Nasya continues working to bring a fresh, spirited approach to yoga by staying true to traditional philosophies and building strength through individual exploration. She believes our bodies were made to move, celebrating our differences by connecting to those around us on a deeper level of compassion and understanding - which is why the AOP community makes her feel so at home. 


Christina Broccolo

I worked in the fashion industry for over 13 years as a designer and made the switch to full time yoga teacher about 6 years ago. I haven’t looked back since. My trainings at Pure with teachers Scott Harig, Kay Kay Clivio, Yogi Charu, Adam Vitolo and Andrea Borrero. Additional trainings and workshops with Manju Jois, David Williams, Nancy Gilgoff and John Campbell. 


Holly Dunn


Holly was first introduced to yoga while attending a Musical Theatre conservatory in 2004. It wasn’t until she found Ashtanga and her teachers Scott and Jamie Harig in 2018 that she truly fell in love with the practice. Since then she has completed a 200-hour Ashtanga training with Scott Harig and John Campbell, and an RYT-200 training with Kay Kay Clivio and Adam Vitolo. Holly believes deeply in the incredible healing power of yoga and is so grateful for the opportunity to share this beautiful practice. She is passionate about the therapeutic and restorative benefits of asana, pranayama and meditation, and hopes to continue her education as teacher and student of yoga in these areas to help others find a personal practice that is uniquely theirs.

Yury Rockit

RYT 200

Yury’s yoga training started as a healing practice which led him to explore different yoga  & mediation styles and tradition in India, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam  & China. Yury is feeling content to find such a caring and supportive Ashtanga Yoga community here at NYC AOP and to be a part of it. 


Claire Wang

Claire began practicing yoga over 10 years ago in Santa Fe, NM. She completed a RYT-200 hour training with Kay Kay Clivio and Yogi Charu, a 100 hour Ashtanga training with her mentor, Scott Harig, and trainings with Sonja Rzepski and John Campbell.  She practices yoga nidra mediation with her teacher, Jamie Harig. She loves helping students find peace of body and mind through their yoga practices.


Lori Bloomberg


Lori completed a 100-hour Ashtanga Yoga training with her mentor, Scott Harig; a 200-hour training with Kay Kay Clivio and Yogi Charu; and has taken numerous workshops with John Campbell -all at Pure Yoga NYC.  Lori really enjoyed meeting and learning from Manju Jois at his recent Yoga Therapy workshop in Chicago! For the past decade, Lori has stayed devoted to her teacher and her practice and she feels passionate about sharing yoga with those around her.