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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 Tantra Yoga Sutras: Distractions

Posted on February 25, 2015 by Wendy Newton

A weekly post introducing the forthcoming book The Yoga Sutras Through a Tantric Lens by Kavi Yogiraj Alan Finger and Yogiraj Wendy Newton. This blog post, written by Wendy Newton, is based on Alan Finger’s insight and years of work on the Yoga Sutras and highlights Alan’s phenomenal photography.


Tips for a Happy, Healthy Hibernation

Posted on February 19, 2015 by Nikki Croes

As I write this I’m sitting on a cushion, swaddled in blanket next to a portable heater. My DVR is cuing up movies and my fridge is full of food. I don’t have many plans to leave the house—for the rest of the season! Winter is a tough time for socialization and activity. Like bears, humans naturally hibernate in the colder months and “spring” out again when the temperatures start to warm up.


Practice Small Balancing Acts of Kindness

Posted on February 17, 2015 by Rhona Sewell

Inspired by the wisdom of nature, Ayurveda is the oldest continuously practiced health care system in the world. The word ‘Ayurveda’ comes from ‘Ayus’, meaning life (mind, body, senses and soul) and ‘Veda’ meaning science or knowledge. We can translate Ayurveda as “Science of Life”. According to this science we are all microcosms of the natural macrocosm. The five great elements found in nature are also found in each of us. We are all unique combinations of Ether, Air, Fire, Water and Earth.