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Serving with yoga

How does your yoga practice serve you? How do you serve through your yoga practice? “How did you change your life…how did that happen? What causes us to change? What is yoga?” — Beryl Bender Birch It’s been nearly two weeks since I came back from the first annual Yoga Service Conference at the Omega

Lansing youth yoga art project

Before I get into the amazing presentations of the Yoga Service Conference, I want to share a different kind of yoga service project. This is a project Reach Studio Art youths did in service of yoga and community through art at Just B Yoga. We are about building community and serving community. The art these

What is a yoga body?

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 there. My belly will be

Violence, peace and yoga in Lansing

The Keep the P.E.A.C.E. march against violence was Saturday. Emily White and I attended the march for Just B Yoga in support of our neighbors and neighborhoods. The gathering was more emotional than either of us bargained for. Surrounded by victims of homicide we walked through some of Lansing’s East Side neighborhoods chanting “Stop the

March for P.E.A.C.E in Lansing

Just B Yoga will attend the Keep the P.E.A.C.E. march Saturday on Lansing’s east side. It is imperative to be there as a Lansing resident, as a Lansing business, as a Lansing yogi. Join us: Just B Yoga will leave the studio immediately after the 11 a.m. class at 12:30. The march begins at 1

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Celebrate Michigan’s Hometown Health Heroes

Just B Yoga was awarded a Michigan Hometown Health Hero award this morning. It wasn’t about us though. Belinda, Monica Pino, Tara Scott, Kim Lewis, Emily White and Tiffany Lemieux McKissic got to spend the morning at the Capitol Rotunda with some amazing heroes of Michigan. These are people and organizations you might not have

What’s for lunch? Yoga!

By Tiffany Lemieux-McKissic “Dear all of my friends that work in Lansing: I am going to lunch time yoga today at Just B Yoga…you should come.  In the event that you have an excuse why you won’t be able to make it I have prepared a handy list of why in fact that is crap: 1.

Open Mic at a yoga studio? #JustBringIt

We asked you all…nah, we DARED you all to #JustBringIt to our debut open mic last Friday. WOW. We had about 40 people come to the studio to enjoy an evening of talent, sharing, emotions, laughter and fun. This event showed me not only how much talent is out there but how much it is

Donate to help a dog get much needed surgery

UPDATED MARCH 29 Zaphod’s hip surgery is scheduled for this coming Tuesday, April 3. Through your amazing generosity YOU have donated a little over $400 toward his $1,000  hip surgery bill. To help keep the generosity going, Just B Yoga will match dollar for dollar any more donations that come in for Zaphod through Monday.

Just B Yoga is a Hometown Health Hero?

What what? Look at what was in the Just B Yoga inbox today. Just B Yoga Award Letter pdf What an wonderful honor from the Michigan Department of Community Health (a REO Town neighbor) and the city of Lansing. I cannot say that two years ago when the idea of free yoga in Lansing came

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Saluting LoveLansing spirit

Thanks to Paul Schmidt at UnoDeuce Multimedia for helping make this video that I hope is a reflection of the Just B Yoga mission and its love of our community:  Lansing. Have a beautiful day. Just B Yoga salutes you, Lansing. Peace.

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Yoga is for every body

Kathie Dunbar, executive director of the South Lansing Community Development Association, wrote this article in her newsletter Tuesday, March 6. It is reprinted here with her permission. Many thanks to her for her lovely sentiment and sharing yoga with south Lansing. And if you don’t know who Kathie is, read this recent FEATURE article about

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