8 ways to mindful ways to reduces plastic in your daily life.

Walking on the beach the other day we were really shocked at the amount of plastic that was washed up by the ocean.  It wasn't just plastic bottles but all sorts of plastic from dustbins to plastic shoes to balls.  The most worrying thing was the tiny little pieces of plastic that littered the beach, hundreds and hundreds of small pieces that fish ingest and subsequently it makes it's way into the food chain. 

Insight from Ely - What is so special about Yoga Teacher Training at Yoga Beach House?

I knew that if I was going to go for it, it would have to be cosy, friendly, human - a bit like how yoga feels to me....With barely one foot in the Yoga Beach House premises, that’s already how I felt. I felt welcome, looked after, and held. I’d come somewhat prepared, prepared not to be prepared: whatever was going to come my way, it was probably not what I expected

Homemade Fabric Softener

We wanted to share the result of a homemade fabric softener that you can recreate easily too. Before this we struggled to find a good non toxic fabric softener that smells nice and still they came in plastic bottles and were expensive.  So here it is a very simple recipe here that you can try now using

Homemade Dishwasher Tablets

We have been getting so fed up of the dishwasher recently (exciting post huh - but bear with us), every time we used it the dishes came out covered in dried on residue from the tablet, plus it smelt bad, like it was full of chemicals. Hélène a recent teacher training graduate mentioned that we could start making dishwasher tablets at home and organically.

Introducing Essential Oils

We have used essential oils for many years now. Yet this year we have made an intention to go deeper and really invest in quality oils and study how they can be used best and what for. To see how they can be an integral part of everyday life, not just a drop of lavender oil in the bath

How Many Litres of Water A Day Should We Drink?

Did you know that 75% of the population is chronically dehydrated?  A couple of years ago I read an article about how drinking a litre of water on waking can help prevent or even fight disease in the body. Curious I thought I would try it for myself and see how I felt and I noticed the difference immediately.  The benefits are many - 

East versus West - Yoga Teacher Training

You are researching your 200hr yoga teacher training and can't decide whether you want to train in the East or the West? Perhaps you are thinking of going to the home country of yoga in India, perhaps Bali or South East Asia? Is combining travel, yoga and teacher training too much of an adventure and risk?  Before you commit to a program here is our guide to trainings in the East vs the West to help you consider both options -