Nitika Achalam’s yoga roots run deep since her mother planted the Hatha seed when she was just a small girl. A lifelong love of all things yoga has been blooming ever since. A certified experienced 500 hour instructor and facilitator of Yoga teacher trainings and founder of

True Grit Yoga & Botanica. She has been guiding yoga sessions since 1999 and continually seeks training in order to deepen her teaching skills in group classes, individualized sessions and corporate experiences. Nitika has studied with yoga greats in order to safely support students in practices of Integral Hatha Yoga Beginner & Intermediate, Yoga for Children, Prenatal Yoga, Yoga for Arthritis, Restorative Yoga, Yin Yoga as well as Yogic philosophy- Raja Yoga.


When Nitika is not on the yoga mat she works as a Holistic Wellness Educator with training and expertise in Anthropology, Herbal Arts & Healing, Lifestyle Coaching, Professional Organizing across time and space, as well as Reiki. She believes that every person’s wellness journey is unique and each one takes real work. No one has to go it alone, the support is available when you are open to receiving.