South African Tantric and Kriya Yoga Master Alan Finger 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. The ISHTA style integrates breath-based flow yoga with alignment, meditation and healing bodywork. Before creating a home for ISHTA, Alan co-founded Yoga Zone, Be Yoga, and Yoga Works. Alan has authored several books and travels the world to share his teachings.
Alan practices the deeper form of healing Marma, known as Marma Adi. Alan also incorporates Pranic Healing into his sessions. The pranic healing technique involves the transferring and moving of heat along various channels of the subtle body, and sometimes a healing mantra. Pranic healing puts the brain into Samadhi rhythm (delta waves like those we experience in deep sleep) so that a person’s life force can begin to flow properly, and so that their imbalances can heal.