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56 East 11th Street
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New York, NY 10003
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ISHTA Yoga: Celebrating 8 Years of 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.


What is Marma?

Posted on December 18, 2016 by ISHTA

What is Marma?

Marma Therapy is a process to release suppressed energy that has locked into the soft tissue of the body that block the flow of subtle energetic forces that keep us functioning.

How can Marma therapy help me?

When the subtle energy blockages, or suppressions, are released and it’s flowing correctly in the


The Suffering of Change Is Not Inevitable

Posted on November 22, 2016 by Sarah Powers

The suffering of change is not inevitable. When we deeply understand the nature of impermanence, we no longer feel like life has broken some unspoken promise to us when things that we enjoy change, or when things we don’t like don’t change fast enough. The two emotions that arise as symptoms of this type of


Elevate: A Message from Alan and Sarah

Posted on November 20, 2016 by Sarah Finger

In this climate of change and uncertainty, let us rest in the awareness of what we know: that change itself is the only permanence. That grief, anger, frustration, and confusion are all part of the human experience and not to be bypassed. That when we create a safe connection to our physical bodies, we can