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When the yoga student becomes the teacher

Thanks to Dana Chase, a student of the studio who hasn’t been able to practice very much lately. She’s been volunteering to clean the studio, however. Because she isn’t at the studio as often we suggested that she didn’t need to clean and we could get someone else to do it. She wouldn’t hear of

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Just B Yoga partners with Healthy Start program

Just B Yoga is partnering with the Healthy Start program through the Ingham County Health Department to provide yoga to help encourage healthy lifestyles and fitness. Healthy Start is a national grant program to improve the health of the community focusing on expectant mothers and those with children under the age of 2. There are

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Are you a part of the yoga problem or solution?

What comes to your mind when you think the word “yoga?” A tight pair of yoga pants on an attractive lady? A heart-pumping high-volumed sweaty fast-moving room? Sitting in an incense-filled temple chanting? How many classes are left on your punchcard at your favorite studio? Yoga’s popularity has been exploited and groomed into a subculture

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Apply to teach at Just B Yoga

Lansing’s only donation-based yoga studio is growing and getting busier every day. Our growing offsite programs through workplaces and partnering with community service organizations need  mindful and skilled yogis to teach daytime and evening classes. If you are interested in participating in this sustainable yoga movement creating community through mindfulness, please send an email to

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Take Back the Night Yoga: From Victim to Survivor to Warrior

About a year ago I was upset with a friend and not understanding why. She hadn’t done anything offensive or mean. She was extremely nice, often giving me gifts and being helpful. I had asked to stop, but to no avail. I was actually starting to feel bad that I was in the wrong for

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Why vote for Just B Yoga in Lansing’s Top of the Town?

Can we count on you for your vote? Just B Yoga is in its third year as a nominee for the Lansing City Pulse Top of the Town award (category Alternative Health). We love this annual contest because it’s a community-driven, it’s a Lansing institution. It’s a #LoveLansing thing. And that’s what we’re all about.

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Yoga “No Fools” Month at Just B Yoga

Welcome to April and Spring Fever. Why not celebrate by getting on your mat and bringing a friend. In honor of April, we are celebrating with Yoga “No Fools” Month. The student who refers the most new friends to the studio will win a free unlimited month of yoga at Just B Yoga! So fool

Musicians answer the yoga call in Lansing

This yoga is awe-inspiring. What started as a potentially negative thing has turned into a musical movement, a community-building spark, an innovation motivation. Since writing last week that we would no longer play popular music because ASCAP wants us to pay licensing fees, we’ve been contacted by quite a few musicians and supporters. Yoga connects

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Fundraiser yoga class to help yoga teachers skydive for sex abuse survivors

Yesterday I taught my first yoga class for teen survivors of childhood sexual trauma through the Free Being Yoga Network. I had only recently become public about my own experience as a child, being molested and penetrated by my mother’s boyfriend. The class was powerful toward confronting fear and shame, for them and myself. We

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Lansing yoga nonprofit to teach yoga to teen survivors of sexual trauma

Our nonprofit sister, Free Being Yoga Network, is beginning programming tomorrow with the Firecracker Foundation to teach yoga to teen survivors of sexual trauma. This will be a weekly class for survivors 13 and older. When I began Just B Yoga four years ago it was with the hope to explore the benefits yoga could

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