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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.


Seasonal Cleansing for Good Health

Posted on March 27, 2015 by ishta

What seems like a new approach, or possibly, a new fad to health care is actually a common practice grounded in Traditional Medicines from many cultures. For thousands of years seasonal cleansing techniques have been incorporated into health care regimes to strengthen the immune system, rid the body of chronic conditions such as allergy symptoms, aches pains and inflammation and also to prevent more serious conditions that occur with aging like arthritis and to brighten the spirit.


ISHTA Cooks: Menu Planning 102

Posted on March 24, 2015 by Nikki Croes

Now that you have an organizational tool in place you can continue to collect recipes so you’ll never have to say, “What am I going to make for dinner?” You should also know which days you are prepared to cook and which are not. If you got this far, I have a gold star for you!


ISHTA Cooks: Menu Planning 101

Posted on March 10, 2015 by Nikki Croes

I like to think of menu planning as a balancing act—like Tree Pose. Because it’s not just about deciding what to eat on a given day, it’s about organizing your schedule, recipes, ingredients and time in a way that makes cooking (and eating) nutritious, exciting and easy! In other words, it’s tough (and it’s why most people have a pizzeria in their Fave 5). But today, I’m going to give you the framework, and the little-known chef secrets, for creating menu plans like a pro. It may still seem like work in the beginning, but once you get these steps down pat, you’ll never go hungry!