SUPPORTING THOSE IN RECOVERY
THROUGH YOGA AND ART
DATE/TIME: September 11 from 11am to 3pm
LOCATION: Cleats/Hope Sports Complex
COST: Suggested donation is $20; any amount welcome
LANSING, MI — September is National Recovery Month, a time to promote the societal benefits of prevention, treatment, and recovery for mental and substance use disorders, support those in recovery, and educate the public on the tools that can help those with a mental and substance use disorder live a healthy and rewarding life.
As a part of this effort, on September 11, from 11 am to 3 pm, local author and yoga instructor Allison Spooner presents Namaste Sober. This yoga and art event is a fundraiser for the Trini Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to introducing the transformational practice of Ashtanga yoga to individuals struggling with drug and alcohol addiction.
Taylor Hunt, the founder of The Trini Foundation, says, “The principles of recovery and the principles of Ashtanga yoga are highly complementary to each other. Combined, they provide an effective tool for self-transformation.”
“I lost my father to alcoholism at 15 years old,” says Spooner. “At one time, he was a talented, well-known musician but I only knew him as someone who was slowly drinking himself to death. I am organizing Namaste Sober because I believe in the Trini Foundation’s mission. I discovered a passion for Yoga and truly believe it can help others. I am offering yoga as a tool to those in recovery to honor my father’s memory and maybe keep some families together.”
The Trini Foundation asked yoga teachers around the country to put on a donation-based yoga class and donate the proceeds. Spooner will kick the day off with an all-level yoga class followed by featured local art vendors and an open mic where participants can share creative pieces around recovery. There will be performances by local rapper Sean Mic and local beatboxer TongFx along with a raffle to give away a Made in Lansing Basket, and an art auction!
Alternative treatments and support for those in addiction are needed now more than ever. In 2020, drug overdose deaths hit the highest number ever recorded, according to the CDC. Projected numbers show a total of 93,000 deaths in the U.S. These are not just numbers. These are people who leave families behind. The Trini Foundation awarded 74 new yoga scholarships in 2020. Their hope is to offer even more this year.
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Please complete this online registration to participate in the E33 LAX Event for Mondays, starting September 13 through November 8th, 2021. It will take place at Hope Sports Complex, on the artificial turf field, located on the top right side of driveway when you enter the complex, located at 5801 Aurelius Rd, Lansing, MI
PLEASE ARRIVE AT 6:00pm TO CHECK IN!
GAMES RUN 6:30 - 7:30PM
GAME STARTS PROMPTLY at 6:30pm.
This event is being promoted by E33LAX and Coach Eric Thompson.
Open to High School Players Grades 9,10,11,12.
Remembering Evan, his love of the game, promoting the principles of sportsmanship and the importance of staying connected to each other.
E33LAX.COM is dedicated to providing free lacrosse skills training to high school players in the Lansing Area in an effort to help local programs grow as well as honoring Evan Thompson.
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AUGUST 26 - SEPTEMBER 28
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AUGUST 20 - OCTOBER 29
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Known by her stage name, KANIN (pronounced “Cannon”), she’s spent the last year steadily gigging across the state playing three-hour shows while also recording new tracks. Aside from performances at Common Ground Music Festival and Lansing JazzFest, earlier this year she also performed at the legendary Blue Bird Café down in Nashville.
Listen to her moody cover of “Hallelujah” and then spin her soulful Billie Eilish cover, and it’s obvious she’s already developed her own brand of indie-Americana. Her set list also comprises original tunes and cover songs from some of her other idols: Johnny Cash, the Lumineers and the Head and the Heart.
As for her live performances, KANIN is actually a duo. Kanin and Addie Martin share
love for the same music. Addie is a budding guitarist with hopes of becoming a doctor someday. Few might imagine, but a health crisis two years ago served to unite this young musical duo. Addie attended Kanin’s school and was struggling after a diagnosis of leukemia.
Addie did indeed recover and the two took their playful jam sessions on the road.
“I really started at about 9-years old, just doing covers,” she said. “When I started singing in public it was mostly at hospitals, nursing homes and charitable events. I noticed at a young age that when I shared my voice, I could change how people were feeling in just a few moments.”
Please join us, this is a family-friendly event.
For more information on KANIN visit www.kaninelizabeth.net
LAST 2021 APPEARANCE! DON'T MISS OUT!
FRIDAY, SEPT 10, 2021