Mona Anand

Yogiraj · Senior Trainer · Specialty Trainer Mona Anand is a Yogiraj in the ISHTA lineage and the co-owner of ISHTA Yoga. She is a Senior trainer in ISHTA's 500 hour trainings and is the co-Founder of Mona Anand's ISHTA Yoga Nidra, a 9-step system of Yoga Nidra that she developed with Kavi Yogiraj Alan Finger and has proceeded to develop into her own Yoga Nidra trainings. Mona has been a key contributor in the development of ISHTA content including the Ayurveda and Asana, Koshas, Chakras and Restorative Yoga material. Her classes, workshops, and trainings have been transformational to both new and seasoned students alike on an international level. She has created numerous Yoga Nidra recordings available at ISHTA Yoga, ITunes, Inisght Timer, Yogobe and studios...


Alan Finger

Kavi Yogiraj 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...


Sarah Platt-Finger

Yogiraj · Senior Trainer · Specialty Trainer Sarah Finger is the co-founder of ISHTA Yoga, LLC and the private yoga teacher of Dr. Deepak Chopra.  She recently co-created an online course, “Finding Connection Through Yoga,” with Dr. Chopra in partnership with Yoga Journal and The Chopra Center. She teaches trainings, workshops, and retreats internationally with her husband, Yoga Master Alan Finger, and is a featured expert on Jiyo, a revolutionary new digital platform that brings health and wellness to online communities all over the world. She is a legacy ambassador for Lululemon, a Satya Jewelry Soul Sister, and a Zenflluencer for Rituals USA. Her values of self-empowerment and authenticity led her to join the Board of Directors for Exhale to Inhale, a non-profit organization that teaches yoga to...