Thailand Travel Tours | About NAIC Thailand Yoga Tours
Most travelers describe Thailand as the most exotic country on the planet. Nowhere else succeeds quite well in blending an ancient culture of rich heritage and traditions with the developments and advantages of the modern world. Tradition and cultural heritage are at the very core of daily life for the Thai people. Totally at peace with themselves and their world, cheerfulness is forever present in the faces of nearly everyone you meet. Our programs are the longest-running industry and are generally considered to be of the highest standard. We invite you to find out why!
NAIC was founded by Aachan, Dr. Anthony B. James, and has been escorting students and practitioners to Thailand for over 39 years. Ajahn, Dr. James was given the Instructor / Teacher and lineage holder of the Buddhai Sawan tradition of Thai Yoga by Grand Master Phaa Khruu Samaii Mesamarn, Nongkam, Thailand, in 1984. Grand Master Samaii was the 36th generation Grand Master of the Buddhai Sawan School, initially founded in Ayutthaya, and a consultant to H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the current King of Thailand. Grand Master Samaii was honored by King Bhumibol several times during his lifetime for service to the royal family and the kingdom. Grand Master twice in his life received awards personally from King Bhumibol, the final award received only three years before Grand Master Samaii’s passing.
Dr. Anthony B. James is an Ordained Minister, Registered Diplomat (SMOKH), Doctor of Natural Medicine, Registered Ayurveda Clinician, and Dipl. Acupuncture. Holds International Medical Licenstiate from SMOKH NGO, Author, Lecturer, and Dean of the NAIC Seminaries: SomaVeda College of Natural Medicine and Thai Yoga Center.