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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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Acharya Program

ISHTA Senior TeachersThe Acharya Program is a forum for ISHTA teachers to connect as a community. All ISHTA 300-Hour training graduates are invited to attend free, monthly Acharya events, which provide the opportunity to delve deeper into topics introduced in the ISHTA teacher training program. Meetings are led by ISHTA Yogirajas and Sadakha teachers. If you are an ISHTA 300-Hour graduate, please join us in fostering a deeper connection among ISHTA teachers by sharing your presence at these special get-togethers.

Upcoming Acharya Meetings: 

Thursday, November 6, 2014, from 7:30- 9 PM in the Shiva Studio: Making Tantra Real in Your Classes with Yogiraj Peter Ferko 

Bio: Peter Ferko began practicing yoga more than twenty years ago at Alan Finger’s Yoga Works in Los Angeles, where he took classes with Rod Stryker and Patricia Townsend. At the same time, he studied meditation at Paramahansa Yogananda’s Self Realization Fellowship where he learned Kriya Yoga. Peter sampled Iyengar and Ashtanga styles before again finding Alan Finger’s ISHTA Yoga (Integrated Science of Hatha, Tantra, and Ayurveda) upon moving to New York in 1999. After decades of practice, he trained at Be Yoga with Alan, Jean, and other brilliant yogis, and now teaches both classes and teacher training at ISHTA. In his continuing studies, he worked with Mark Whitwell, Heather Principe, and Ulrica Norberg. Peter is the author of the yoga-inspired novel, Wally and Kali. Peter is married to Yogiraj Wendy Newton and together they run The Table, a yoga and arts space in Brooklyn.


The option to SKYPE into the meeting is available and it will also be recorded. Please RSVP if you plan to attend. RSVPs and any questions should be emailed to Donald Johnston (