07.23.20

You Asked, I Answered!

When I write for Stylebook, I feel like I focus on the topics that interest me the most. So, I took to Instagram and asked for your questions (please follow me at @drmeganbrown […]
06.18.20

What is the Perfect Workout?

Well, I’m a bit biased of course, but when equipment access is limited, the method with the least number of barriers but the highest amount of benefits sounds pretty perfect to me. Enter […]
05.21.20

There is Only One Word

There is one word. One word that describes the feeling I get teaching so many amazing people at Mind the Mat. This word was the thing I longed for as a child. Even […]
04.22.20

Yoga Tools You Can Use Right Now!

As I sat on my front porch steps last Monday after a torrential downpour, I reflected on my horrible day. On top of everything going on, the Hot Studio in Del Ray had […]
04.08.20

Keep the Ship in the Channel

On March 14th, 2020, before the social distancing orders, we went out to dinner with friends for the last time. That night I couldn’t sleep. I had a gut feeling that gnawed at […]
03.19.20

Mind the Mat’s How-To for Online Classes

We will get through this together. As we’ve temporarily suspended in-person classes, we are now offering Digital Classes at this time. We urge you to stay healthy and join us from the comfort of your home. We care about you! Please […]
03.11.20

The Ab Trick Everyone Should Know

This is the abdominal secret trick that everyone should know. I tell people in my classes, when you walk down the street recruiting your abdominals this way, feel bad for the people walking […]
02.28.20

We Are Not Broken

“Needs stability.” I admit I used to write this in patients’ charts as part of my assessment of “what was wrong” with them. Over the years and especially most recently, I finally figured […]
01.09.20

I Don’t Have a 6-pack and I Don’t Want One

It’s a common misconception: “Wow. Man, you must have killer 6-pack abs!” It’s what most might expect in a PIlates teacher. But no, I don’t. And I don’t want them. Here’s why:   […]
12.12.19

5 Must-Moves You Can Do in a Living Room

I just ran into a friend as I walked my dog in the rain.  MBB: “I’m writing a Stylebook post today and I want to share something useful. Any ideas?” Sue Setliff: “How […]
11.29.19

Warning: Act Now, Don’t Wait.

This may sting, but it’s tough love time. Early this year, literally on January 1st, my phone blew up. As I lounged at my parent’s house, texts, DMs, emails, calls, and even FB […]
10.10.19

Pilates Helps Your Back. End of Story.

Does your back hurt? Here’s how and why Pilates works: As humans, we have to keep moving to stay alive. We especially need to keep moving when we are injured. In the United […]
09.10.19

Regrets From My 30’s

Here at Stylebook, we don’t usually write about negative things, so please trust that this post will end on a positive. If you follow me on Instagram (@drmeganbrown), you know I was in […]
08.09.19

Posture Fix 101

First off, Elizabeth and Stylebook readers, you are not alone. We all suffer from “postural dysfunction” due to our daily habits such as excessive sitting, texting, typing reading, etc., etc. And, of course, […]
07.24.19

“So why am I peeing myself?”

Recently “a friend” asked me about an issue she was having during her indoor cycling class: “I’ve never had this problem before and my kids are older, so why am I peeing myself […]


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