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New York, NY 10003
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1026 3rd Avenue
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New York, NY 10065
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ISHTA Blog

Get to know ISHTA: Jason S. Vinci

Jason S. Vinci

Get to know our ISHTA Teachers & Staff in a Q&A featuring the people that bring ISHTA to life. This week, get to know Jason S. Vinci (Jay)!

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What Does Saturn’s Move Into Scorpio Mean For You?

Saturn Vedic Astrology

Well, it’s finally happening, Saturn’s long transit of Libra is over and he is about to move into the transformational water sign of Scorpio. He officially moves into Scorpio on November 2, 2014 and will remain there until January 26, 2017. Saturn only changes signs every two and half years, so when he does, it creates a big shift in life themes.

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Question & Answer with Ulrica Norberg: The Practice & Benefits of Yin Yoga

Ulrica Norberg Yin Yoga

This November, Ulrica Norberg will lead a Yin Yoga Teacher Training at ISHTA. Here, she answers some of our questions about the practice and many benefits of Yin Yoga.

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ISHTA Tantra and the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

ISHTA Yoga Sutras

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.

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The Movie of Your Life: Practicing Chakra Bhedana

Prism

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.

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ISHTA Cooks: Lentils… My Culinary BFF

Lentils

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.

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ISHTA Tantra and the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

ISHTA Yoga Sutras

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.

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Donate Your Clothes at ISHTA!

Donate Your Clothes at ISHTA

ISHTA is collecting donations of clothing, shoes, accessories and household linens to help support the disadvantaged, the homeless and those in transition. Items may also be re-purposed by environmentally-minded manufacturers. Stop by our downtown studio to drop off your donation!

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ISHTA Cooks: Cookies for Breakfast

Cranberry & Walnut Breakfast Cookies

Cookies… for breakfast? Yes, you read that right. I’m an advocate of hearty, healthy breakfasts that fuel the day. I’m also an advocate of breakfasts that get you leaping out of bed in the morning. After all, your poor snooze button needs a rest!

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5 Reasons You Should Join Sarah Platt Finger & Kristin Leal for the Divine Feminine Retreat

Women's Yoga Retreat

Yogiraj Sarah Platt Finger and ISHTA Master Teacher Kristin Leal are leading a Women’s Retreat in the Catskills this November 7-9th. Here are the top 5 reasons you should join them!

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