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Participate in 9.19.09 Online Yoga Class for Computer Users

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Celebrate National Yoga Month tonight at 9pm EST with yoga teacher Ananda Leeke’s very first online yoga class with live video stream on www.stickam.com. The class is called Kind & Gentle Yoga for Computer Users. Ananda will share a live demonstration featuring  breathing exercises, eye yoga, and keyboard yoga. Click here to watch the show:  www.stickam.com/anandaleeke. A chat room will be included.

Ananda is founder of kg yoga life practices – http://kgyoga.blogspot.com.

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September 19, 2009 Posted by | Ananda Leeke, yoga | , , | Leave a comment

BlogHer09 Women of Color & Marketing Videos and Sisterhood, the Blog Radio Discussion on August 19@8:30pm EST

 

 

 

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Denene Millner

 

The August 12th episode of Sisterhood, the Blog Radio featuring a one-on-one interview with Denene Millner, founder of MyBrownBaby blog (www.mybrownbaby.blogspot.com), explored many of the issues raised during the Women of Color and Marketing Session held at the BlogHer 2009 Conference (www.blogher.com) on July 24 and 25 in Chicago, Illinois.  See the videos above that were filmed by author/artist/social media strategist Ananda Leeke (www.anandaleeke.com) for Ananda Leeke TV (www.youtube.com/anandaleeke).

Towards the end of the conversation, Faith, founder of Acts of Faith in Love and Life blog (http://actsoffaithinloveandlife.blogspot.com), discussed the need for a follow up discussion which will be held during the August 19th episode of  Sisterhood, the Blog Radio from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30p.m. EST. The show will serve as an open discussion for and about women of color and marketing.  Click here to listen to the show:  http://www.talkshoe.com/tc/42015. If you miss the live show, don’t panic.  You can download a recording from the web site several minutes after the show. The recording is also available in the archives section of the web site.

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If you are interested in more discussions about women of color and marketing, consider attending Blogalicious, the first annual conference for women of color bloggers on October 9-11 in Atlanta.  Blogalicious is hosting a session on women of color and marketing.  Click here for more information: www.blogaliciousweekend.com.

August 13, 2009 Posted by | Ananda Leeke, ananda leeke tv, Blogalicious, blogging, Blogher 2009, Sisterhood the Blog radio, Women of color and marketing | , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fathers and Daughters on July 31st Episode of The Ananda Leeke Show on Talkshoe.com

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Ananda Leeke and her  father Dr. John F. Leeke affectionately

known as “J” hanging out in Adams Morgan in DC

 

Join Sisterhood, the Blog founder Ananda Leeke for a juicy conversation with her father Dr. John F. Leeke (a/k/a “J”) about fathers and daughters on the July 31st episode of The Ananda Leeke Show at 8:00 p.m. EST on Talkshoe.com. Click here to listen to the show:  http://www.talkshoe.com/tc/15820.  They will discuss how their father-daughter relationship has impacted her life choices, creativity, and career. 

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They will also share their thoughts about the book, Daughters of Men: Portraits of African-American Women and Their Fathers (http://www.daughtersofmen.com) by Rachel Vassel.  Ananda recently gave this book to her father for his 70th birthday.  It’s one of his favorites!

If you miss the show, don’t panic. You can download a recording to your computer or via iTunes a few minutes after the show airs or whenever you have free time.  Click here to download a recording:  http://www.talkshoe.com/tc/15820.

What is your relationship with your father?

How has your father impacted your life choices and career?

Enjoy your day and weekend!

July 31, 2009 Posted by | Ananda Leeke, Creativity, Fathers and Daughters, The Ananda Leeke Show | , , , | Leave a comment

Sisterhood, the Blog Radio Series on Blogher 2009

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Tune into Sisterhood, the Blog Radio Series on Blogher 2009 (www.blogher.com) beginning Tuesday, July 28 at 8pm EST on Talkshoe.com:  http://www.talkshoe.com/tc/42015.  The first episode will feature host Ananda Leeke’s reflections on Blogher 2009.  She will share her reasons for attending the conference on July 24 and 25 in Chicago, favorite Blogher moments, and lessons learned from Blogher workshop sessions.  She will also give a preview of the August series of interviews featuring approximately nine Blogher participants.  

If you miss the live show, don’t panic. You can download a recording to your computer or via iTunes a few minutes after the show airs on July 28th.  Click here to download:  http://www.talkshoe.com/tc/42015.

FYI — As of today, four dynamic women in the  blogosphere have confirmed their participation in the August series on Blogher 2009.  See below.

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Natalie McNeal

1) Natalie McNeal, founder of The Frugalista Files blog (http://miamiherald.typepad.com/frugalista), will be interviewed on August 10 at 8pm EST.  Natalie is a journalist and currently works for the Miami Herald.  In 2008, she launched The Frugalista Files as a personal finance blog.  She is the savings expert for www.geezeo.com, a financial site.

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Denene Millner

2) Denene Millner, founder of MyBrownBaby blog  (www.mybrownbaby.blogspot.com) will be interviewed on August 12th at 8pm EST.  Denene co-authored several books with her husband, writer Nick Chiles:  What Brothers Think, What Sistahs Know: The Real Deal on Love and Relationships, What Brothers Think, What Sistahs Know About Sex, and Money, Power, Respect: What Brothers Think, What Sistahs Know.  They also wrote three novels: Love Don’t Live Here Anymore, In Love and War, and A Love Story.  Denene partnered with writers Mitzi Miller and Angela Burt-Murray (Editor-in-Chief of Essence Magazine) to write  The Angry Black Woman’s Guide to Life and The Vow, a novel.  Denene and Mitzi penned a new teen novel series featuring HOTLANTA and If Only You KnewFor more information about Denene, visit www.celebrateblacklove.com.

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Lucrecer Braxton

3) Lucrecer Braxton, founder of Art-Slam blog (http://www.art-slam.com), will be interviewed on August 14th at 8pm EST.  Lucrecer established Art Slam as an art journaling blog that inspires and cultivates authentic creativity.  Art Slam is also a community of scrapbookers, journalers, and mixed media artists.

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Deb Rox

4) Deb Rox, author of 5 Ways to {Blank} Your Blog (www.hotblogstars.com/book.html) and founder of Deb on the Rocks blog (www.debontherocks.com), will be interviewed on August 15th at 8pm EST. Deb is also a partner in 3 Smart Girlz(http://www.3smartgirlz.com), a consulting firm  that helps others diversify, expand, develop new streams of income, and implement new marketing or operational technologies.

 

July 27, 2009 Posted by | Ananda Leeke, Blogher, Blogher 2009, Social Media, Women Bloggers | , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

MamaLaw Bloggers featured on July 19th episode of BAP Living Radio

 

 

 

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Tune into the sixth episode of BAP Living Radio’s series about Black women in social media on Sunday, July 19 at 7:00 p.m EST.  The show will feature a discussion with attorney mom bloggers Justices Fergie, Jonesie, and Ny about their amazing MamaLaw blog (www.mamalaw.com) and MamaLaw Media Group. They will also discuss their Blogher (www.blogher.com) event that will be held next week in Chicago and Blogalicious (http://www.blogaliciousweekend.com), their first annual conference for women of color bloggers that will be held on October 9 to October 11 in Atlanta, Georgia. Click here to listen to the show: www.talkshoe.com/tc/18598.

About BAP Living Radio

BAP Living Radio affirms the lives of women of African descent who self-identify as Black American Princesses (BAPs) and educated Black women (EBW). BAP Living Radio features programs about self-love, self-care, spirituality, health, finances, social media, politics, technology, beauty, fashion, art, music, culture, community service, creativity, fitness, travel, and more.

BAP Living Radio supports the following BAP Living social media projects:

-BAP Living social networking site – http://baplivingforbapsandebw.ning.com

-BAP Living Facebook Group – http://www.new.facebook.com/group.php?gid=15124364305

-BAP Living on Twitter – http://twitter.com/bapliving

July 16, 2009 Posted by | Ananda Leeke, BAP Living Radio, Blogalicious, blogging, Blogher, MamaLaw Blog, Social Media | , , , , , , | Leave a comment