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ISHTA Drop

Teacher Training Info Session August 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm | Free!

- Meet ISHTA senior trainers and staff, including Teacher Training Director Sarah Finger. – Experience an abbreviated ISHTA asana and meditation practice. – Learn more about the curricula of our Bridge, 200-Hour, 300-Hour and Specialty teacher training programs. – Apply on

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ISHTA Cooks: Brown Rice Pilaf

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Now that we’ve mastered the art of basic brown rice, let’s take our grain studies to the next level. Introducing: the pilaf—a seasoned rice dish made with broth and/or herbs and spices. It also may include sautéed veggies, like onions and carrots. In a nutshell, pilafs are all about dialing up the flavor profile.

Grains

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Kofi Busia Reflects on B.K.S. Iyengar

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I had the very good fortune, for nearly forty–five years, to be a student of a Great Teacher.

It is hard to say what you remember the most, or what was the most significant when it is so much of your life. I have to say, however,

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ISHTA Health: Raindrops for Healing

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I received my first Raindrop after a breakup. I was heartbroken and it gave me strength to find my balance within the difficult situation. After the session, Catherine Garro (my Essential Oil’s teacher) suggested particular oils for me to help in my current situation, such as Believe and Release.

Young Living Oil blends are named

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Yogiraji Alan Finger Reflects on B.K.S. Iyengar

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We have been graced to have received knowledge and wisdom from a true yoga master and inspiration at ISHTA Yoga. Kavi Yogiraj Al reflects on meeting B.K.S. Iyengar and how he influenced his life. “These are my experiences with this great Seer BKS Iyengar. I ​studied​ with BKS in South Africa​ from ​1965 to​ ​1970

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ISHTA Health: Raindrop Treatment

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I have been performing Raindrop for almost 11 years now and have found it to be the most profound experience for my self as a receiver and as well for my clients. For me personally I’ve found that the oils used during raindrop can address physical, mental, or emotional issues (and some times all of

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Walking in Beauty: The Yoga of Inaction

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As is well known, there is no universal definition of beauty. Any attempt to discuss it will probably involve distortions of communication including those of the “you say tomato, I say tomato” kind. British and American English would not pronounce those words so differently if there were not other important differences. The expression “to

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Get to Know ISHTA: Kara v. Sekuler

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Get to know our ISHTA Teachers & Staff in a new weekly Q&A featuring the people that bring ISHTA to life. Kara V. Sekuler grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. As a child, she danced with the opera companies and performed in musical theater. She moved to NYC after finishing high school to pursue a career

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ISHTA Cooks: Curry-Spiced Almonds

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I originally created this recipe for a Healthy Holiday Cookbook, but I enjoy these almonds all year long! They’re great for serving at cocktail parties—and put a sophisticated spin on everyday snacking.

The egg white gives them a nice crunch, which puts cravings for salty foods (like potato chips) at bay. If you’re serving a

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ISHTA Life: Yoga Is A Terrific Time Management Tool. Here’s why….

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Yoga Is A Terrific Time Management Tool. Here’s why….

I love yoga. If you’ve been following my blog, then you know I’m now joyously studying to be a yoga teacher at Ishta Yoga.

Although I’ve always loved yoga, there have been times I’ve let my yoga mat collect dust in the

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