Yogiraj Alan Finger & Sarah Platt-Finger
Sarah Platt-Finger is the Co-founder of ISHTA Yoga, one of the top 7 yoga studios in Manhattan, with her husband, Yogiraj Alan Finger. Sarah is one of the most sought after teachers in NYC, and has created one of the most highly respected teacher training programs in the industry. She also leads trainings and workshops internationally. Her signature class, “Sweat and Samadhi” has been featured in Well and Good, Yoga U Online, and Origin magazine. Sarah is a brand ambassador for Lululemon and the Board Chair for Exhale to Inhale, a non-profit organization that teaches yoga to survivors of domestic violence. Deepak Chopra often tweets about his wonderful one-on-one early morning classes with Sarah. Her daughter, Satya, inspires her every day to live a life based on unconditional love and unbound potential.
South African Tantric and Kriya Yoga Master Alan Finger was recognized as one of the top 100 influential yoga teachers by Sonima in 2016. He began studying yoga at the age of 16 with his father Mani Finger and renowned swamis of the past century. Alan and Mani created ISHTA Yoga. ISHTA is an acronym for The Integrated Science of Hatha, Tantra, and Ayurveda, and also translates to “That which resonates with the individual spirit” in Sanskrit. Before creating a home for ISHTA, Alan co-founded Yoga Zone, Be Yoga and Yoga Works. Alan has co-authored several books including Introduction to Yoga with Al Bingham and Chakra Yoga and Breathing Space with Katrina Repka. His most recent book, Tantra of the Sutras was released by Shambhala publications in December, 2018. Alan travels the world to share his teachings. He currently lives and teaches in New York City where he co-owns ISHTA Yoga with his wife, Sarah Finger and his partner, Mona Anand.