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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.


The Movie of Your Life: Practicing Chakra Bhedana

Posted on October 25, 2014 by ishta

Who doesn’t love going to see a movie? If a film is good (always the hope!), we end up feeling the pain, the joy, or even the horror of the actors on screen. We empathize completely. Intellectually, we understand that the movie isn’t real, but we allow ourselves to be absorbed by the world of the film anyhow.


ISHTA Cooks: Lentils… My Culinary BFF

Posted on October 24, 2014 by Nicole Croes

I’ve come to think of lentils as a loyal friend. You know, the type who’s by your side in a pinch. Helps you dig through the sale bins for a new yoga top. And most importantly, makes you feel beautiful inside and out.


ISHTA Tantra and the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

Posted on October 20, 2014 by Yogiraj Wendy Newton

This post is the first in a series that introduces Alan Finger’s forthcoming book, The Yoga Sutras Through a Tantric Lens, an interpretation of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali through the prism of ISHTA Tantra. Each week, we will post one sutra from the book paired with Alan’s phenomenal photography and a little commentary… just enough to whet your appetite.