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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.


ISHTA Cooks: Eggplant Tabbouleh

Posted on July 21, 2014 by Sam Harris

Eggplant Tabbouleh from Nikki’s Healing Kitchen

I created this recipe for a client who love, love, loves eggplant. I was never much of an eggplant fan growing up (I used to pick it out of my mom’s moussaka) so I really had to think about new and exciting ways to prepare it. I sautéed it,


Get to know ISHTA: Gina Menza

Posted on by Sam Harris

Get to know our ISHTA Teachers & Staff in a new weekly Q&A featuring the people that bring ISHTA to life.

After close to 20 years practicing and teaching ISHTA yoga, Gina Menza has learned the importance of balancing the active side of one’s yoga practice and the quiet solitude of a restorative yoga


ISHTA Health: Maria Alfaro

Posted on July 16, 2014 by Sam Harris

This Saturday, July 19th, Maria Alfaro is leading a Neurogenic Yoga Workshop at ISHTA Yoga Downtown – get to know Maria and learn more about this technique in trauma healing and stress reduction

Maria Alfaro is a native Italian who lives in California. A yoga teacher since 1997 she is also a Tension and Trauma