Beau Ash is a Yoga Teacher and a Vegan Athlete originally from North Dakota. He was raised in a small farm town where a healthy way of living was far from a priority. He found long distance running and nutrition when he was 17 years old. He went through a big weight loss transformation in high school which led him into wanting to help others on their fitness journey, whatever that may be. While in the Air Force for 10 years his passion and focus was always on fitness and a healthy way of living. He learned early on through mentoring his airman that teaching them to live healthier transferred into every aspect of their lives including their attitude and productivity at work. Every unit he was a part of he was always the physical fitness leader and lead large group training. As a secondary job he wrote nutrition/workout plans for those who were under acceptable measurements for the Air Force’s physical fitness regulations. In over 10 years in the fitness world he has never taken more than a week off of proper diet and exercise, this is something he takes great pride in. He was an endurance athlete from ages 17-23 where he ran 1 full marathon, 10+ half marathons and countless 10 & 5ks. Nutrition is where his passion has always been and he has worked with countless athletes from endurance athletes, bodybuilders, and now function fitness competitors. His personal focus is teaching people the importance of a well-balanced nutrient dense diet that helps them meet their goals. He currently competes as a functional fitness athlete and trains usually twice a day, including yoga to keep balanced mentally and physically. He’s a big believer in practicing what he preaches and leading by example. He tends to geek out on nutrition and the mental aspect of training. Using positive thinking and mental awareness to enhance our training and meeting our goals in the most beneficial way possible, mentally and physically. He has worked in the personal training world but quickly realized group training is where he belonged. He has certifications in plant based nutrition, sports nutrition, personal training, functional fitness, Olympic lifting, strongman, functional fitness program design and is always continuing education to help as many people as possible. One of his best strengths is knowing how to relate to people and use his life experience to help them understand their journey more and help them however he can. Not only is he a functional fitness coach but he is also a Yoga teacher. He believes any form of fitness mixed with Yoga is the perfect balance. As a practicing vegan he keeps an open mind and reminds everyone to try and do the same.
Yoga Teacher, Vegan Athlete