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ISHTA Yoga Downtown
56 East 11th Street
(between University & Broadway)
New York, NY 10003
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ISHTA Yoga Upper East Side
1026 3rd Avenue
(between 60th and 61st Street)
New York, NY 10065
212-888-9642 [YOGA]
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ISHTA Yoga: Unbound Potential

ISHTA Yoga, founded and created by Yogiraj Alan Finger, is a community of like-minded people with a heart-centered approach to life and generosity of spirit. Blending the ancient and contemporary sciences of Hatha, Tantra and Ayurveda, ISHTA caters to the individual student’s needs with intelligence and authenticity. Whether you are looking for improved strength and flexibility, clarity of mind, or a deeper spiritual practice, we provide you with the tools needed to bring inspiration into every moment of your being.


Introduction to the Gong Bath

Posted on September 20, 2014 by ishta

The concept and practice of sound healing – the use of sonic vibration to effect a positive change in the mind and body – is experiencing a tremendous surge in popularity across the alternative medical, spiritual, and metaphysical communities. Once relegated to esoteric spiritual practitioners and renegade musicians, instruments like Himalayan singing bowls, gongs, and


ISHTA Cooks: Jeweled Quinoa Salad

Posted on September 19, 2014 by Nikki Croes

You never forget your first…recipe, that is. I created this Jeweled Quinoa Salad for my first cooking demo. At the time I was living in London and teamed up with my friend to put on a yoga + food event.


Mastering Transitions and Flow

Posted on September 13, 2014 by Aino Siren

When I think of Transitions and Flow in an asana practice, I think of it moving from A to B, from B to C, and depending on the sequence you go from C to B and back to A, etc. In between all the letters there is a whole world, I want to make the transition just as important as A or B by themselves. Just like in meditation to find the space between two breaths is the space between thoughts, find the space between two poses and you are presented with another dimension to your asana practice.