Who goes to donation-based yoga?

Who goes to donation-based yoga?

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Who goes to Just B Yoga, Lansing’s donation-based yoga studio? The typical Just B Yoga student makes between $30,000 and $60,000, lives in Lansing, has at least a bachelors and if they’re a student now are likely working on a doctoral degree. They’re “queer, female-ish, transgendered and hetero.” They’re “mixed, […]

The deep freeze as a practice

The deep freeze as a practice

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As I was posting on Facebook that the studio would be closed again today I was reflecting on patience and surrendering to what is. These past few weeks have pitted man versus nature. We know nature will always win, but man often refuses to tap out on the mat. As […]

Donation-based yoga doesn’t mean cheap or discount

Donation-based yoga doesn’t mean cheap or discount

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Caller: “Hi, how much are your classes?” Me: “We’re a donation-based studio. Our suggested donation is $8 per class. Some people give less, some more depending on their circumstance.” Caller: “Oh, so it’s free then?” Me: (Pause) Sigh. Three years ago, I had no idea what Just B Yoga would […]

What is a yoga body?

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Yoga is definitely good at bringing out body-image issues. There’s nothing like a magazine cover photo of someone with their body folded in half or twisted in an apparent knot to make us turn our gazes away from our own bodies. I can’t wear that. I can’t put my foot […]

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