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Tara: Inviting mindfulness in a moment of madness


How I Learned to Live the Meditation When Sitting Was Not An Option I was pissed! Once again, despite my wholehearted intentions and efforts, another Wednesday evening had arrived and, instead of meditating with my root sangha (Buddhist meditation community), I was at home.  Feeling exhausted, out of sync, and in deep need of restoring

Help Just B Yoga win a Yoga Alliance video contest

WE NEED YOUR HELP! LIKE THIS VIDEO ON  YOU TUBE AND SHARE IT. This is a video with several Just B Yoga participants sharing how yoga has transformed their lives. We are entering this video in a Yoga Alliance video contest with the theme: Transformation through Yoga. The more likes it has the better chances

Jobs at Just B Yoga

Just B Yoga needs help! We are growing and need a strong community-minded team to help keep us moving in the right direction. Three jobs need to be filled quickly. We cannot pay in cash but we will pay in unlimited yoga, discounted workshops and trainings. Do you love Lansing? Do you love yoga? Do

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Just B Yoga meets the Kings of Flint

Some stories just need to be told from the beginning. I dropped by the South Lansing Community Development Association office two Thursdays ago (Aug. 2). I needed to drop off some schedules for Jenelle who was kind enough to want to help promote Just B Yoga at their farmers market. We got to talking about

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Kim Lewis: Emerging from a rough patch

Kim Lewis is a yoga instructor at Just B Yoga. She teaches 40+ Yoga and workshops on depression and yoga. I’m emerging from a rough patch. It’s been a few weeks since I dipped into depression, but I’m finding my way out now. And this experience has me questioning my yoga practice. After all, I

Free massages at LCC on Friday

Who doesn’t want a free massage? I’ll take your spot if you don’t. LCC’s massage students are offering free 45-minute massages on July 27 – THIS FRIDAY. Consider this a bodywork PSA and your own form of community service. The students need feedback. Let’s help prepare the next generation of massage therapists. It’s a total

Just B Yoga shirt slogan contest

Are you a Free Being? Just Being? Human Being? Mantastic Being? What would you like to see on a shirt about your state of being? Just B Yoga wants to hear the creative, funny and philosophically deep you. Make suggestions via Facebook, Twitter or reply on this blog. If we like it we will add

Finding your personal yoga practice

If you’ve practiced yoga for any period of time you’ve likely struggled with creating a home practice. We can eagerly book our personal calendars to attend classes around town to take from various teachers without hesitation. Our practice feels strong and committed and deeper every time we roll out our mat. We tell ourselves that

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How to get to Just B Yoga (more construction)

We need a lot more Ganeshas in our studio because we apparently need to know how to get around obstacles to our practice (if not remove them, since more keep cropping up). Bookmark this link to a map with the detour on your mobile device. DETOUR MAP

Common Ground ticket giveaway revised

I went to my first Common Ground concert last night after living here since 2004, what a shame. I went to support a local artist, Lyric’Lee, who opened for Morris Day. It was a fabulous concert but I was most struck with the crowd. This was more than a concert. It was also a meeting

Emily White: When yoga finds you

I have been told that yoga finds you when the time is right. When my yoga finally found me, I felt a bit like Molly McGrue from “The Last Unicorn,” one of my all time favorite movies/books. “Where have you been?” Before the whiteness and the shining horn, Molly shrank to a shrilling beetle, but

Today’s gonna be my new birthday

May 19, 1992 (Malcolm X’s birthday) I was hired at my first newspaper and defined myself by the title of reporter and journalist. June 29, 2012 (Stokeley Carmichael’s (Kwame Toure) birthday) I carve a new identity, one that is my own, shining from within.   Happy birthday Malcolm, Kwame, Me.

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