Sound and Samadhi is a highly effective practice that combines ancient yoga techniques with modern music to facilitate deep meditation and induce a state of stillness called “Samadhi,” the ultimate goal of yoga.
Alan Finger’s accessible meditation classes prepare your body with pre-meditative asana (poses), pranayama (breathing techniques), and visualizations to help focus the mind and draw the senses inward culminating in 18-minutes of Samadhi. The meditation classes conclude with a series of mantras (chants) to seal the practice and bring the experience of oneness into each moment of your living.
Sarah Platt-Finger’s 90 minute ‘Sweat and Samadhi Soundbath’ yoga classes begins with an intelligent asana flow to burn out impurities trapped in the physical body followed by a series of relaxing restorative postures to calms the nervous system. The practice is sealed by a brief meditation to quiet the mind.
Musicians Aya and Tyler compose and record custom, original music for each Sound and Samadhi class.
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 and The ISHTA style integrates breath-based flow yoga with alignment, meditation and healing bodywork. Before creating a home at ISHTA, Alan co-founded Yoga Zone, Be Yoga, and Yoga Works. Alan has authored several books and travels the world to share his teachings.
Sarah Finger is the co-founder of ISHTA Yoga and the private yoga teacher of Dr. Deepak Chopra. She has shared the elevating tools of ISHTA to the yoga community worldwide through trainings, workshops, and retreats which she co-teaches with her husband, Yoga Master Alan Finger. Sarah believes that the practice of yoga can be used as a microcosm of the reality we create for ourselves off the mat, and that a deeper awareness of our physical, mental, and emotional habits can both transform and empower us to connect to our most authentic self. Her daughter, Satya, inspires her to live a life based on love and unbound potential.