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In need of some Lansing or Michigan hip hop artists

Hip hop is about freedom and fusion. It’s about originality and style. It’s empowering and full of flavor. It’s raw and imperfect. Sounds like yoga, right? Just B Yoga is about helping Lansing grow beyond the image others project on us and embrace the image that shines from within. Our Hip Hop Power Hour is

Just B song du jour: You will, by Lyric Lee

Met an inspiring artist at last week’s Art Attack in REO Town. Her name is Lyric Lee. Get to know this name because she’s bound for greatness. Check her out for our song du jour.  “You Will.” It will be featured in tonight’s Hip Hop Power Hour Yoga class. Peace.   Find more artists like

Just B Hip Hop Playlist – Sept. 23 – Da Hood

Feeling a whole lot of love for ‘da hood lately. So this list is dedicated to the ‘jects, the hood…around the way. Missing are Mizz Reality, Dream it (she’s from Lansing). Jesse Abraham, Life is a free throw (@jesseabraham on Twitter – follow him NOW!) Omekongo Dibinga, Maya Angelou. And some other amazing artists. Enjoy

Peel away the layers at an inner city yoga studio

Lately some of the calls to Just B Yoga have had a similar theme: “I don’t think I’ll be comfortable there.” “Will I be safe?” It’s been a difficult one to respond to without having a defensive edge in my voice. It’s also been a sad reality to face about how we’re perceived.

Happy Birthday Baratunde

Sept. 11 has always been a special day to me, not one of destruction and evil. I share this, not only as a gift to my brother, but a wish for all of us to take a moment today to reflect on life, birth, being and becoming. Namaste. *** Thirty-four years ago today I became

Happy Birthday Ma

Today is Aug. 17, Arnita Thurston’s birthday. She used to say even if she hadn’t given birth to me and my brother she would have liked us and wanted to know us. The feeling is more than mutual. In honor of this day of awesomeness, I will:

Just B Yoga Hip Hop playlist July 29: Flashback ’90s

I’m gonna try something new. Gonna share the Friday night playlists to the best of my ability. Mr. Wendal, Arrested Development Feel me Flow, Naughty By Nature I like the Way You move, Outkast feat. EWF Poison, Bell Biv DeVoe Thong Song, Sisqo Push It, Salt n Pepa Now that We Found Love, Heavy D

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When the student becomes the teacher

Anika Fassia found Just B Yoga when it was very new in 2010. The weekly free yoga class on Wednesdays was in the gym of an elementary school. No frills. Anika quickly became a regular on the gym floor with her neighbors working in to their yoga. Her practice was new. Her smile and laughter

Video: Keep saluting the light within

On June 21, Just B Yoga celebrated the summer solstice with a 108 Sun Salutation practice. Many thanks go to Gale Amon who shared crystal singing bowls for the practice and Ben Godoshian who played the congas. More than 20 dedicated yogis shared their energy and light through this intense practice. Keep shining ya’ll. B

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Conscious commerce: Put your money where your beliefs are

Nowadays, what we spend our money on and who it’s benefitting has greater significance. Many of us are working extra hard for the little dollars we do make, so we want it to go as far as it can. Others of us are extending our spirit practices into our wallets. Just B Yoga & Tai

Just B Yoga Common Ground Ticket contest

We #LoveMusic. We #Lovelansing. We know you do too. So Common Ground is a match made for Just B  Yoga fans. Here’s your chance to get to enjoy all seven days of Common Ground  music festival for you and a guest ($160 value). 1) Like us on Facebook. 2) Follow us on Twitter 3) Donate

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