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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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Men, do you have the balls to try yoga?

My name is Jeremy. I am a 6-foot-tall black male. I could stand to lose some extra pounds to put it nicely. I like football and basketball. When I work out, it’s with weights or I force myself to run. Growing up I had no exposure to any yoga. Once, an actor from a soap

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Art students reach the heart of Just B Yoga

Young people can and do have lots to offer our community. We just need to listen with fresh ears, invite without conditions and see through their fresh eyes. Check out this amazing art from Reach Studio Art Center students for Just B Yoga. They are working a special project to create some panels for the

“Just B”eing Black, Day 3 – Funkadelic Friday

Black people like music. We like to sing it, play it, dance to it. (We invented it actually) A key to authenticating your blackness has a lot of musical influence: In the chapter on How to be a black friend in “How to Be Black:” “Ideally, you will be fairly competent in at least one

29 Days of “Just B”eing Black: How black are you?

Day 2: The Just B blog will count down through Black History Month moments and elements of Just “B”eing, tying in elements from “How to Be Black”, Yoga and life. I hope this month is about discovering something new about ourselves in our community that we didn’t know before, that helps us recognize our similarities

On birthdays, being black, and brothers

Every sister wants a book to be published nationally by her brother the day before her birthday with her year of birth in it, right? Yes, Baratunde outed my age in his book, “How to Be Black.” Nice. I’ll remember that. Payback’s a … Yep, I’m 44 years old today. The number really doesn’t fase

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