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International Training Programs

ISHTA Across the Globe

In addition to our 200-Hour and 300-Hour  teacher training programs in New York City, ISHTA Yoga has grown into a global network of schools. If you’re looking for a training that’s a little closer to home, or you’re yearning to adventure to a new city, we’ve got a training for you.

200-Hour Modular Program comes to Raja Yoga in Lund, Sweden!

We’re incredibly happy to announce an ISHTA 200-Hour teacher training, set in a modular format, starting November 2020, finishing in April 2021. Main teachers will be Sarah Finger and Mona Anand (who will join in via Zoom). Featured trainers will be Katrina Repka, Hillevi Borga and Ulrica Norberg. Primary trainers will be Veronica Holm and Kimiko Gustavsson. All E-RYT ISHTA teachers with many many years of experience teaching yoga.

Module 1: 29th Oct-1st Nov, 2020

Module 2: 3rd Dec-6th Dec, 2020

Module 3: 7th Jan-10th Jan, 2021

Module 4: 4th Feb-7th Feb, 2021

Module 5: 4th March-7th March, 2021

Module 6: 15th April-18th April, 2021

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Meditation Training with Yogirajas Alan and Sarah Finger

Raja Yoga, Lund, Sweden – Tuesday 18th February

Meditation is the key to stilling the mind so that we can tap in to the essence of who we really are. Just as we have our daily routine of brushing our teeth and making our bed, meditation as a daily practice can help clear the mental clutter so that we can see things with clarity.  In this workshop, Yoga Masters Alan and Sarah Finger, co-founders of ISHTA Yoga, will share the art of meditation as passed down from the ancient teachings in India in a way that is authentic, organized, and accessible.  In this course you will learn:

  • The science of meditation
  • The art of kriya yoga, the practice of purifying the consciousness
  • How to integrate basic pranayama and meditation techniques in the comfort of your own home

Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to transform your life on multiple levels. All levels welcome!

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Sweat, Samadhi, and the Yoga Sutras with Yogirajas Alan and Sarah Finger

Raja Yoga, Lund, Sweden – Wednesday 19th February

In this workshop, Master Teachers and ISHTA Yoga Co-Founders Alan and Sarah Finger will lead your through a journey of contemplation, reflection, and embodiment based on the classical yogic text, The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. By drawing inspiration from Alan’s most recent book: Tantra of the Sutras, Alan and Sarah will illuminate the teachings of the sage Patanjali, reflecting on the 8 limbs of Ashtanga yoga. Learn how to integrate the values of the yamas and niyamas, or the de-programming and re-programming into the asana practice, and furthermore into your everyday living. The session will include heat-building asana followed by cooling restorative postures with powerful kriya techniques led by Sarah.  Alan will close the practice with a signature Tantric meditation to access this state of yoga, or universal intelligence. Learn about the wisdom of yoga and gain access to the tools that help us to skillfully weave it back into our living.

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Yoga Nidra and the Upper Chakras: Vishuddha, Ajna, and Sahasrara

Teacher Training with Mona Anand in Gothenburg, Sweden – TBA

Modeled on Mona Anand’s signature Restorative / Yoga Nidra Chakra Balancing Series, this training will teach students how to recognize chakra imbalances and develop Yoga Nidra practices to find balance. The training will delve deeply into the issues associated with each chakra and how to use all of the tools of yoga including asana, restorative poses, pranayama, mantra, visualization and yoga nidra to find balance.
Each day will focus on a specific chakra and will include:
  • A practice taught by Mona with asana, restorative postures and all nine steps of yoga nidra designed for a specific chakra
  • Opportunity to design and practice teaching yoga nidra and receive feedback on sequences
  • Develop short, mid length and long Yoga Nidra practices for a specific chakra
  • Lecture and discussion group on how to recognize imbalances in a specific chakra
  • Discussion on how to sequence asana and restorative postures for specific chakra imbalances
  • How to integrate pranayama, mantra and visualization for specific chakra imbalances
Prerequisites: Students must have completed Mona Anand’s Yoga Nidra Teacher Training or Mona Anand’s ISHTA Yoga Nidra Lecture. Mona Anand’s ISHTA Yoga Nidra Lecture 101 will be held in Gothenburg on April 23 (details below).
April 23
  • Restorative / Yoga Nidra for a Kapha Condition Workshop – 9 – 11:30 am
  • Mona Anand’s ISHTA Yoga Nidra Lecture 101 with focus on Ayurveda (This is a prerequisite to Yoga Nidra and the Upper Chakras Training) – 1:30 – 4:30 pm

Yoga Nidra and the Upper Chakras Training

April 24

  • Throat Chakra Workshop* – 9 – 12 pm
  • Throat Chakra Training Lecture – 2 – 4:30 pm
April 25
  • Ajna Chakra Workshop* – 12 – 2:30 pm
  • Ajna Chakra Training Lecture – 4 – 6:30 pm
April 26
  • Sahasrara Chakra Workshop* – 9 – 11:30 am
  • Sahasrara Chakra Training Lecture – 1 – 4 pm
* All workshops include asana, restorative + a long yoga nidra
The above training and workshops will be held at Yogayama Göteborg, at Skanstorget. To book your spot in the training, workshops, or both – please email to Helé
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ISHTA 200 Hour and 300 Hour Trainings in Helsinki, Finland! Summer 2020-2021

In the Summer of 2020, we will kick off ISHTA 200 hour and 300 hour trainings in Helsinki, Finland! Both trainings are broken down into 3 modules, giving you a lot of time in between training modules to digest, practice and integrate the profound yoga knowledge. See below details for both trainings and apply before January 10, 2020 to secure Early Bird pricing.

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For more information, email the Teacher Training Department