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Just B Yoga. Open community yoga is going to start on April 14. Please spread the word. Yoga is an amazing practice that can help bring healing and healthy living to Lansing.

Yoga mat donations needed

Please consider donating your yoga mats to Just B Yoga and help a community find moksha (liberation) and sukha (joy) through this healing practice.

Hey Lansing! Just B the E

EarthDayLansing will bring cool events for Earth Day (April 22) to Lansing (concerts, gallery walks, festivals) and it’s part of a bigger effort around the country. Hungry for more I reached out to Erin Slayter one of the coordinators of Earth Day Lansing, with her husband Ben. “Be the E is a call to action that evokes Gandhi’s plea to ‘be the change you want to see in the world.’

Be informed today, March 25

I am sad to find out the Fresh Lake Whitefish Company will not be returning to the Lansing City Market.

Yoga by any means necessary

Malcolm X dared us to think and behave differently, defiantly and yet honorably. Malcolm’s self exploration was so public and noble. Malcolm’s evolution as a spirit is inspiring to me to this day.
I am honored and blessed for this opportunity to share yoga with my community in Malcolm X’s name.

I breathed this weekend

I breathed all day Sunday. Good for me, right? I attended an extended yoga teacher training focusing on the yoga sutras of Patanjali, book three, Vibhuti Pada (portion on accomplishments) and pranayama, the practice of breath control. But please get a qualified guru to teach you. These are powerful practices that are serious and can be done improperly producing ill effects.

Be informed today, March 19

Here’s some Just B bits to chew on today. Mantras. A Lansing woman cycling 3,100-miles across the country. Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration in Battle Creek. Gardening. And more.

The Full Circle Ranch

The work on the Full Circle Ranch in Potterville was tough and dangerous but the company and the purpose and the connection was nourishment for the soul. I was frozen to the bone by the end of the day but warm in my heart.And that’s what it was all about, a full circle of life. Winter releasing its grip for spring. New life emerging in the bounce and kick of young kid goats. The end of a cycle for well-cared for cattle. And human spirits rejoicing at the sweet smell in the air and the togetherness of community.

Be informed today, March 15

I know poop’s not sexy but, water and sewer systems are aging across the country. We need water to live, we need to have a sanitary sewer system and we need to pay for it. So why don’t we pay attention to our most vitals needs?

Morning yoga does a body (mind and spirit) good

Building any regular practice takes a commitment and focus. That’s a first step in quieting the mind – quieting that loud objection that gives you a gajillion reasons not to get up in the morning and roll out of bed for yoga.

When career and karma collide

Sometimes my professional life and my personal inner journey collide. I’m a digital journalist who is also a yogini who believes in slowing down. I’m in upper management but don’t drive a car. I believe in the First Amendment but also practicing dharmic Right Speech and Right Action.

Meet the yogis along my path

A long line of yogis – angels, sages and friends – have been sent to my path to direct and guide me. Hilaire Lockwood. Annie Topie. Chinook Wusdhu. Laurel Hodory. Baron Baptiste.

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