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108 Sun Salutations prep: The physical body, the physical practice

Tuesday we will honor the Summer Solstice with a practice of 108 Sun Salutations (Surya Namasakaras) 108 is a big number. It’s that number that makes lots of folks cringe. We’ve discussed preparing our spirit for this journey (108 Sun Salutations prep: Spirit, Journey and Journals). But we cannot ignore the physical side and the

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108 Sun Salutations prep: Spirit, journey and journals

A lot of folks are asking me about how hard doing the 108 sun salutations will be in our special Summer Solstice Yoga practice. “Will it kick my ass?” “My body isn’t strong enough.” “How bad am I going to ache afterward?” While there is an undeniable physicality to the 108 sun salutation practice, and

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Summer Solstice Yoga Fundraiser

Just B Yoga will hold a special “108 Sun Salutations – Or Something Like That” yoga class on Tuesday, June 21 the day of the Summer Solstice. CLASS SOLD OUT. FULL Tuesday, June 21 6-8 p.m. Reception to follow. Regular Tuesday classes canceled. This is a powerful practice and a powerful day to practice it.

Yoga at World Day at Hunter Park June 11

The 11 a.m. Saturday class at the studio is CANCELED. Just B Yoga will have a boooth and hold special yoga sessions in celebration of the earth and diversity. WHEN: Saturday, June 11 Please join us for a special yoga sessions in Hunter Park at 1:20 and 4:20 (the 7:20 is canceled). WHERE: Kalamazoo St.

Give B a Derby Vixen name. Win tickets to the next bout

These are the folks I hang out with on Friday nights for a special yoga class for the Lansing Derby Vixens: Mullicious Intent * Gluteus Maxine * Rock of Shove * Evil Irene * Addie Mortem * Nast E Dogbyte   They sound badass, right? I’m an honorary Vixen but it’s not legit until I

The yoga Malcolm taught

“We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, patience creates unity.” – El Hajj Malik El-Shabazz (Malcolm X), May 19, 1925-Feb. 21, 1965 Many of you have heard me talk about walking by my mom’s bedroom  as a child and seeing her in salamba sarvangasana – shoulder

Healing and the power in our yoga

Yoga taught me a lot this week. I was faced with truly teaching; teaching with an innate reflex; teaching to people who really need yoga. Let me say that again….teaching to people who really NEED yoga. And while it was scary, it was ultimately humbling, revealing and transformational for me. I took on a new

Video captures REO Town renaissance at Art Alley

I love underdogs and folks who hoist themselves by their bootstraps. Maybe that’s my attraction to Michigan and Lansing in particular. We’ve stopped laying down and accepting being kicked. We’re seizing the day, seizing our potential, seizing our own futures! New ideas and efforts abound. One of them is REO Art Alley. It’s more than

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Just B and the Yoga Refuge Co-op connection

A few months ago I ran into a non-profit yoga organization in Colorado called the Yoga Refuge Co-op trolling on the internet. The founder and I struck up email and Facebook niceties and well-wishes. I had no idea it would blossom into a beautiful interstate relationship that would offer opportunities to live our yoga practices

I want to thank….

In true Academy Award fashion I can see myself at the podium: “I want to thank my mother, my brother, my dog (may she rest in peace), my cats, my fish, my first grade teacher Mrs. Garcia….Oh and #LOVELANSING!” Folks, this has been an amazing day, week, month…you pick. And it’s all because of you

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