Anuttara Ashram

Nass Camp, British Colombia, Canada

Anuttara Ashram is an organization dedicated to teaching and healing through the practice of yoga and meditation.

Yoga Retreats 3

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Instruction language: English

from US$1,577
from US$1,577
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12 days / 11 nights

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Instruction language: English

from US$4,650
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25 days / 24 nights

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Instruction language: English

from US$3,154
from US$3,154
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30 days / 29 nights

Instructors 2

Nirav Thomas

Nirav, also known as Thomas, is a wacky, fun-loving, and rather humorous yogi. He is the founder and leader of Anuttara Ashram since its inception in 2005. He has been practicing yoga and tantra since 1999. His study of tantra yoga is based on an understanding of the depths of meditation, leading him into many solitary retreats into yoga practices and Buddhist meditation. He has been teaching in India, Thailand, and Canada since 2002. His knowledge and love of the practice radiates throughout the room and helps his students to expand the areas that they personally need.

Artemis Aarti Doyle

Artemis works as the director of operation at Anuttara Ashram and is a co-founder of Anuttara Yoga. She spends a lot of time working on promotions, advertisement, and the general ambiance of the Ashram. She is dedicated to heightening the collective vibration by guiding spiritual practices that reveal practitioners to their true selves, and she selflessly holds space for all who are blessed to be in her realm. As a yoga teacher, she is recognized as having a natural connection with the divine.

Testimonials 11

  • Sunny

    Anuttara Ashram website

    I have a feeling that if I hadn't come on this trip I would have struggled a lot more in India! There is no way that I could have experienced this much and learned so much about this culture if I had been alone and now, I've been given the tools and know how and I feel like I could truly do it alone. Everyone is just so light and joyful and playful - people just aren’t so serious here. I don’t know if I would have been able to see this if it hadn’t been for this tour.

  • Steph

    Anuttara Ashram website

    I would recommend this trip to anyone who is interested in exploring the world in a safe and exciting space with people who really know what they’re doing. When I first arrived I felt overwhelmed by all of the people, food and noise but Aarti & Nirav gave me the tools I needed to face the challenges.

  • Anna-Lena

    Anuttara Ashram website

    I would recommend this to anyone and everyone. Get out of your box, out of your belief systems, work out your blockages and just see another culture, a new environment. See how other people work with each other with another focus in their life (spirituality, religion and love) another focus that goes beyond planning everything and just letting life flow. I think it’s good for everyone, old people, children everyone should experience this.

    They are so natural here, they know how western people think but they also have been to India so much and know how Indian’s think. They show you places you’ll never see on another tour, where to eat, where to get healthy things, temples, different gurus, where you can do yoga, even just the general overview is incredibly helpful because it can be really overwhelming here at first. Really they’re also really amazing people so that’s a bonus too.

  • Meredith

    Anuttara Ashram website

    Friends had told me stories of India that had intimidated the dickens out of me! So somehow I had been living with this strange sense of what India was, but now that I have been here I am so excited to have come. And especially the guides that we had, they gave us a window into so many areas of the culture, so many levels of spirituality, guiding us through the people and mayhem and chaos. Which seemed to be a lot of chaos at first but then seemed to become an orchestrated and enjoyable chaos with their help.

  • a traveler

    Anuttara Ashram website

    My favourite part is that I came away more connected to Self.

  • a traveler

    Anuttara Ashram website

    I suspect that it would have taken a few trips on my own to start deciphering what I was experiencing. So, thank you. I appreciate the sense of being accelerated right into the meat of things. I have returned to Toronto with more culture shock on reentry than the first poetic chaotic impressions I was met with on arrival in India. I felt safe and well guided. I liked the stories that went along with the places we visited. (the history, mythologies and other people’s experiences always enforces and makes my own experiences deeper). The days were well paced. The diversity of offerings well thought out leaving me well informed. Most important something has changed in me.

  • Fraser William, Scotland

    Anuttara Ashram website

    What an amazing place! Anuttara Ashram, is situated in an amazing unspoilt natural setting in Northern BC. The quality of the yoga and meditation taught there is really special. The people are really great, especially Nirav who has been practising yoga and meditation for over 20 years, and is incredibly knowledgeable. Highly recommended!

  • a traveler

    Anuttara Ashram website

    What can be better than to have a tour with someone who provides rich, powerful, and beautiful moments?

  • a traveler

    Anuttara Ashram website

    This afforded me the priceless opportunity of taking in what India had to offer without having to worry about anything.

  • a traveler

    Anuttara Ashram website

    Although Thomas, the main guide, has traveled to India many times, his perspective remains fresh, leaving you inspired, intrigued, and with long lasting memories.

  • a traveler

    Anuttara Ashram website

    I had been to India before but I missed so much because of all the craziness that is India. Traveling with Anuttara Tours taught me the way to move in a culturally shocking country and they brought me directly to all of the hidden spots that travelers dream of. I went from shocked and unknown to well-versed traveler in a matter of days.

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