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What’s in a name? What to call yoga for bigger bodies

So, this is an update to the original post. After a lot of conversation and consideration I have changed the name of the class to Yoga 2eXceL. The name was becoming too distracting and I think we still get our point across that yoga isn’t about size or body image. It’s about exploring and expressing

Check out my brother Baratunde on Thing X

His name is Baratunde and he’s my brother and he’s awesome. He wrote the book on “How to Be Black.” Now he’s talking about things! Or is he thinking? Either way,  he’s out of control!

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Matisyahu’s music is yoga, pure and simple

How many of us can say we walk the journey we were destined to walk each day? Are you living your purpose and not someone else’s? Has your spirit touched something and responded to beyond your comprehension but you knew it was deep and profound? This is how inspired I was at the Matisyahu concert

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Feeling the flow at Just B Yoga

WOW! What a jam. What a groove. The music was great. Teachers were dancing in the aisles while adjusting yoga students in postures. We laughed. We sweated. Last Sunday’s Tag-Team Yoga-Versary with DJ Rachael was amazing and totally fun. LISTEN TO FULL PODCAST OF CLASS Many thanks to Monica, Blaize and Tara for joining me

This Sunday! Tag-Team Yoga-Versary with DJ Rachael

Let’s party and celebrate two years as a studio and community together! Just B Yoga will hold a special tag-team yoga class this Sunday at 11 a.m. led by three Just B teachers and a special surprise guest teacher. The entire class will be led through the rhythmical beats and mixes of Lansing’s very own

Just B Yoga Scholarship Fund Silent Auction

Help fellow students and teachers attend the Y12SR (Yoga 12-Step Recovery) workshops coming up at Just B Yoga. The Yoga Scholarship Fund Silent Auction is open for bid-ness (get it?). Items sold will help contribute to our fund. Our goal is to help four students with 50% scholarships, that would be a minimum of $500.

LCC students help market and brand Just B Yoga

Just B Yoga was honored to be among four local businesses and organizations chosen to be “clients” for Kate Tykocki’s advertising class at Lansing Community College Monday night. I was in great company: Lansing Derby Vixens, Art Alley and the Arts  Council of Greater Lansing. It was refreshing to see Just B Yoga through new

Just B Yoga anniversary contest: Bring a friend to win

This month Just B Yoga is 2 years old! Thank YOU Lansing for helping us make this very special milestone. We know we wouldn’t be here if it weren’t for you. Each student who comes. Each student who likes us on Facebook. So all month we will have a special contest. Bring a friend to

Senior exercises at South Side Community Coalition
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Finding my groove with seniors and yoga in south Lansing

I love events when I address everyone with “Yes ma’am” or “Yes sir.” And everyone I speak to is “Ms” or “Mr” first name. Being around seniors brings out the manners and good-natured joshing that I was raised with. Thursday I shared yoga and tai chi at a senior luncheon at the South Side Community

Tara: Inviting mindfulness in a moment of madness


How I Learned to Live the Meditation When Sitting Was Not An Option I was pissed! Once again, despite my wholehearted intentions and efforts, another Wednesday evening had arrived and, instead of meditating with my root sangha (Buddhist meditation community), I was at home.  Feeling exhausted, out of sync, and in deep need of restoring

Help Just B Yoga win a Yoga Alliance video contest

WE NEED YOUR HELP! LIKE THIS VIDEO ON  YOU TUBE AND SHARE IT. This is a video with several Just B Yoga participants sharing how yoga has transformed their lives. We are entering this video in a Yoga Alliance video contest with the theme: Transformation through Yoga. The more likes it has the better chances

Jobs at Just B Yoga

Just B Yoga needs help! We are growing and need a strong community-minded team to help keep us moving in the right direction. Three jobs need to be filled quickly. We cannot pay in cash but we will pay in unlimited yoga, discounted workshops and trainings. Do you love Lansing? Do you love yoga? Do

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