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 -

    12 Rules For Living Like A Yogi

    We talk a lot about living like a yogi at Yoga Beach House but do you know what that really means?  It doesn't just mean that we just practice yoga every day, there is a lot more to it. Firstly we try to live by the rules of yoga set out in Patanjali's Sutras - the yamas and niyamas.

      5 ways to develop more abundance during Yoga Teacher Training

      Abundance means to have a copious amount of something; plentifulness.  We all like to think that we live abundant lives but what if I told you that most of us are far from abundant. That actually we live in a state of lack, being unworthy, saving for a rainy day, holding back. Not realising that when we give we receive. So let us look at ways to develop more abundance and we do that during our Yoga Teacher Training program at Yoga Beach House. 

      Am I good enough?

      It is normal to feel inadequate. When faced with the thought, "Am I good enough?" instead of letting the mind run off at a tangent listing all the things that we are failing in, or all the things that someone else is failing in (because we are masters of judging other people as well as ourselves). When we feel inadequate - pause and take a breath.Am I good enough? 

      6 yoga poses to help runners

      Yoga is great for runners and many people get in to yoga through running. The physical stretching asanas is a great for conditioning the body. So here are a few tips to help with things like tight hamstrings and hips you so that you can become a stronger and more mindful runner.  

      Why choose a Vegetarian Diet?

      Many yogis are vegetarians but have you ever stopped to think why? Yogis choose the most natural way to eat. The sun, air, water and earth all combine to produce the fruits of the earth - vegetables, fruits, seeds, legumes and nuts and the goodness that we gain from these foods is second to none. By contrast, the goodness we obtain from eating meat, fish or poultry comes at the expense of something else,

      Practice Gratitude

      A good way to live gratefully is to think about 10 things each day on waking and before sleeping that you are grateful for.  As you start this exercise you might begin to think about a pleasant event that took place during the day, or the presence of those close to you, friends and family.  However as you begin to delve deeper into this idea of gratitude, you might start to become grateful for more obscure things.