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Donation-based yoga doesn’t mean cheap or discount

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 become. Call it an experiment,

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Tell us your Just B Yoga story

Meet, LJ.(Leslie Jo Shelton) She’s a member of my Peanut Gallery. She and some friends from the MSU HALE (Higher, Adult and Lifelong Education) Department started coming to my yoga classes when I was teaching in Old Town and then they followed me when I started Just B Yoga. They are fun, silly and super

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Yoga Dance workshop this weekend CANCELED

UPDATED AUG. 24 DUE TO A FAMILY EMERGENCY THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELED Yoga Dance will teach you how to set yourselves free in a new way. This workshop at Just B Yoga Aug. 25, will show you the movements and mindset needed to explore this modality. Sonja Mattson-Barnes of Sona Epona yoga studio in

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Jeremy Arndt shares journey of music at Just B Yoga

The sounds of Australia and Southeast Asia danced among the yoga mats as Jeremy Arndt performed at Just B Yoga recently. This  Michigan native musician honored us greatly with his talents and spirit with two performances. He played the Halo (handpan), didgeridoo, chimes and other instruments. His appearance was a last-minute arrangement while he was

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Aura imaging: See the colors of your energy (or your dog’s)

Donna Aiken, of the Aura Center, will be at Just B Yoga Sept. 7 and 8 offering aura imaging reports. She will also be doing a special session Sept. 7 at Annabelle’s Pet Station offering reports for your dog! Aura imaging captures your chakra energy colors in a photo. The report that Donna supplies analyzes

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Live music yoga class at Just B Yoga in Lansing

Just B Yoga welcomes Jeremy Arndt this weekend for a special live music yoga class. Jeremy is a native Michigander who plays a percussion instrument, the halo (or hang). It looks like a small steel drum. I love how spiritual and enchanting halo and hang music is. It can transport you to another realm. If

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Yoga student owns first ELF green vehicle in Michigan

UPDATE: Michigan State Police say ELF, electric assist bicycle, is a motor vehicle. READ MORE IN THE LANSING STATE JOURNAL, AUG. 2, 2013 ORIGINAL POST: Just B Yoga student and Warrior Member, Yvonne LeFave, made Michigan greening history July 31 with the delivery of her ELF organic vehicle. The covered vehicle is a pedaled tricycle

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Inside Look: Singing Bowl Chakra alignment workshops (w/video)

I’ve had a lot of interesting questions about our singing bowl chakra alignment workshops. How much yoga do you do? What do the bowls do to you? Can you feel your chakras? Is it hard? This March, Gale and I embarked on a journey to share  yoga and singing bowls and our understanding of energy

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Why yoga studios should partner with farms

Just B Yoga is partnering with local farmers to offer fresh local produce at the yoga studio. We are currently working with two farms and will soon have a third.  We emptied our shelves of packaged water and went with greens, beans and more. Yoga sells. Just walk into any yoga studio and you may

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Lansing yoga studio community garden welcomes guests

About 20 bicyclists visited the Just B Yoga community garden  Thursday as part of the Greater Lansing Food Bank Garden Project Garden Tour. Garden coordinators Julie Cotton and Emily Reardon helped greet the guests, along with Emily White the City Sprouts kids garden yoga program instructor and two Sprouts, Luke and Bohdi. The garden is

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Lansing yoga studio in community garden tour

Today Just B Yoga will be the first stop on the Greater Lansing Food Bank Garden Project Garden Tour. It’s an great honor and one that came by surprise. We got a Facebook message from Alex Bryan, a yogi and manager of the Garden Project, with a link to an article in the City Pulse.

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Free Lansing yoga class moves to Sundays

UPDATE! JULY 31 CLASS CANCELED. FREE COMMUNITY RESUMES SUNDAY, AUG. 4, 4:30 P.M. The free community yoga class at Just B Yoga is moving to Sundays after more than three years as a mid-week class. The move will allow new classes to be introduced in that time slot. The first Sunday class will be Aug.

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