Housed in an apple orchard in the mountain village of Shilaroo, our family run holistic residency in Himachal offers fundamental workshops on the ancient practices of yoga, pottery, and farming, along with restful accommodation, farm-fresh vegetarian meals, and ceramic studio facilities. Surrounded by the stillness of the Himalayas, The Project is shaped as an organic space with an aim to develop a community system of dynamic people and practices focusing on the ideas of sustainability, productivity and above all a keen sense of awareness of self and our surroundings.

Upcoming Workshops

Our first collaboration for summer 2018 with SQ1 Studio and White Hill Studio, the Muddy Mountain Workshop, 10 – 17 June at The Shilaroo Project is now open for registration.
This 7 day workshop includes:
• Yoga classes in the morning ( Total class time : 12 hours)
• Pottery sessions by Anumita Jain from SQ1 Studio, New Delhi and in- house Potter Virangna on throwing and hand building techniques to make your own artwork to take back home ( Total class time : 30 hours)
• Farm- grown organic, vegetarian meals
• Guided meditations after dinner
• Forest walks and picnic at Hatu Peak
• Shared accommodation ( private rooms available on request)

This workshop is offered at an- inclusive price of ₹35,000 (private rooms available for an additional ₹5000).

This workshop excludes any transportation costs but we are more than happy to help you plan and provide any information on the best routes and ways to travel.

If you would like to register or have any queries, please send us your email and we will send you the complete information package or write to us at – or

Our second collaboration for summer 2018 with Healing Forest, Silent Walks in the Narkanda woods, 22nd-24th June at The Shilaroo Project is now open for registration.
This 3 day workshop includes:

Nature knows how to nurture and heal. The ‘Silent Walks in the Narkanda Woods’ is a journey to share the healing powers of nature. This healing forest journey is our endeavor to reconnect with nature and spend quiet moments in forests.

Narkanda is a place of beautiful woods, meadows and panoramic views of the high Himalayas. It is quaintly tucked amidst apple orchards and conifer forests.

Duration:                                 2 nights and 3 days

Dates:                                      22nd June to 24th June

Location:                                 Shilaroo/Narkanda (2 hours from Shimla)

Physical Grading:                    Average

Altitude:                                  2300-3000 mts

Climate:                                  Pleasant/sunny days with cold mornings/nights

Season:                                   Late Summer (Temp High 30 deg C, Low 15 deg C)

Precondition:                           Silence


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Cost:                                       INR 12,550/person

*Limited seats – Max group of 10 people

*Discounted rate for students

Pots & Pens Workshop

We hosted our first ever writing, pottery and yoga workshop – Pots & Pens on 29th September, 2017. It was held across four days where the participants were taught the basics of creative writing, pottery and Hatha yoga by Aditi, Virangna and Shubhangna respectively.

The modules were accompanied by forest picnics. bonfires, games, walks amidst our forest garden and farm fresh organic food.

Click here to get a detailed account of the workshop written by one of our visually-impiared participants, Mr Pranav Lal.

How to be a part of The Shilaroo Project

There are many sides to The Shilaroo Project and we invite to come, explore them with us!

Whether you are travelling solo or as a group to Himachal Pradesh, you can choose to savor from an array of experiences at The Shilaroo Project.  As an independent traveler, indulge in one-on-one guided sessions of yoga with Shubhangna or pottery with Virangna or participate in whatever seasonal farming activities the entire family is engaged in!

As a group of either friends or family, guided yoga or pottery sessions or farming activities can be experienced collectively.

We also invite all collaborations that are aligned with our ideas of sustainability, productivity, and community.

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