Just B Yoga closed for #MeToo Tarana Burke event

Just B Yoga closed for #MeToo Tarana Burke event

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Today, Just B Yoga will be participating in the first-ever #MeToo Teen Summit, with Tarana Burke, founder of the #MeToo movement. The summit is being sponsored by the Firecracker Foundation and is inviting teen survivors of sexual assault and supporters of those survivors.   According to Tashmica Torok, director of […]

Just B Yoga founder, Belinda Thurston, to speak at social justice summit

Just B Yoga founder, Belinda Thurston, to speak at social justice summit

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Last year I had the pleasure of meeting Nancy Candea, director of Yoga Impact and the International Yoga Therapy Institute. She had heard of the work Just B Yoga does with accessibility and inclusion and wanted me to share the concept with her teacher trainees in New Jersey via web […]

Just B Yoga helps make social justice workshops trauma-informed

Just B Yoga helps make social justice workshops trauma-informed

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Just B Yoga founder, Belinda Thurston, has been contracted to work with the Ingham County Health Department to revise its Health Equity and Social Justice Workshop. The workshop has been doing groundbreaking work for nearly a decade, training employees and the public about how privilege and oppression affect access to […]

Sexual trauma, teens and transformation

Sexual trauma, teens and transformation

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It’s a modern day Breakfast Club of sorts. A gymnast. A martial artist. An honor student. A book worm. Teenage girls. Stressed about school and dating. In love with social media and music. Worried about college. They are bonded each week knowing they’ve all suffered something horrible in a special […]

Teen Yoga Therapy Demonstration Class this Sunday

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LANSING, MI – September 23, 2015 – The Firecracker Foundation’s Teen Yoga Committee is proud to host a Teen Yoga Therapy Demonstration to highlight the benefits of trauma sensitive yoga therapy for survivors of sexual trauma.  This demonstration will take place on Sunday, October 4 from 4:00-6:00 PM at Just […]

Take Back the Night Yoga: From Victim to Survivor to Warrior

Take Back the Night Yoga: From Victim to Survivor to Warrior

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About a year ago I was upset with a friend and not understanding why. She hadn’t done anything offensive or mean. She was extremely nice, often giving me gifts and being helpful. I had asked to stop, but to no avail. I was actually starting to feel bad that I […]

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