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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

Our nice new rack (bike rack that is)

JBBRII is in place (Just B Bike Rack II). It takes a village and that village must have muscles and wheels. If you’ve read our blog or been to our studio at all you know that providing parking for our cycling students has tested our faith and sensibilities 🙂 Our first bike rack was installed

In support of our neighbor and brethren at St. Vincent de Paul in Lansing

UPDATED DEC. 29 JUST B WILL DONATE HALF OF ALL PROCEEDS FROM OUR JAN 2 CLASSES TO ST. VINCENT DE PAUL STORE. PLEASE HELP US HELP OUR NEIGHBORS. THEY PROVIDE A VITAL SERVICE FOR OUR COMMUNITY AND ARE A CENTRAL PART OF OUR NEIGHBORHOOD. Can’t make it to class on Monday? Feel free to use

Lyric’Lee performs at Just B Yoga

If you’ve never heard the vocals or the instrumentals from this gifted sister, you must! Her name is Lyric’Lee. She’s in Lansing. And her sound is tight.   Here’s two tracks from her performance at Just B Yoga on Black Friday.   Lyric’Lee performs “Little Girl” at Just B Yoga’s “How to Be Black” event

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