Kate Albarelli is the founder and developer of Figure 4 at Pure Yoga. She teaches a high energy and motivational body sculpt class that incorporates weight bearing exercise and intense positioning in order to create well shaped and carved muscle tone.
Kate is also a professional fitness expert, teacher, and private consultant with over 10 years of experience. She holds certifications in 2 methods stemming from the Lotte Berk method. Kate has taught dance and fitness throughout New York City to a variety of clients, celebrities, and performers and has conducted and participated in many dance and fitness workshops and conventions across the country.
Originally from Alexandria, Virginia, Kate was introduced to ballet at age 11 after starting as a young gymnast. She trained and danced professionally throughout high school and received a BFA in Dance from Florida State University. After graduating, Kate danced with several ballet companies which include but are not limited to: The Suzanne Farrell Ballet, The Metropolitan Opera Ballet, and Rebecca Kelly Ballet.
She has traveled and performed extensively with professional ballet and modern companies and in regional shows. An accomplished choreographer and performer, Kate has worked in as well as with well known artists, companies and productions including designers Tim Gunn and Patricia Field. She has worked in commercials, been featured numerously in print magazines (Pointe, Dance Spirit, and Dance), TV (ABC's The View, Law and Order: Criminal Intent, The Sopranos, Deal or No Deal), film (Out of Control, When in Rome), and industrials (Gillette Venus, Always, Kimberly Williams, Wishbone, L'Oreal).