01.24.20

Real Men Do Yoga

Ha! Now that I got your attention with that title, let me tell you about Kevin, a much-loved yoga instructor at Mind the Mat. Kevin is the kind of guy that just gets […]
01.21.20

Are You Making These Fitness Mistakes?

Some of the most common desires I hear from women over 40 is that they want to lose 10 pounds, be more consistent with workouts, eat better, and have more energy throughout the […]
01.14.20

Top Fitness Mistakes Part 4: What’s Sabotaging Your Fitness?

Your stress, your “tribe,” and your habits are sabotaging your fitness goals. Stress, habits, and your friends…how could they possibly impact your 45+ fitness? Big time. Read on to find out, dear readers.  […]
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:   […]
01.07.20

February Workshop: Psychology of Spending

Wellness goes beyond just exercising and eating well. At Alexandria Wellness, we put an emphasis on addressing all areas of your life including relationships, stress tolerance, mindset, language, sleep, habits, and accepting your […]
01.02.20

The Top Fitness Mistakes: Part 3

Did you know that your sleep, your self-talk, and your schedule could have a bigger impact on your fitness than exercise? Well it’s true—and lucky for you, I have some ways to make that […]
12.27.19

We Are Power: Mind the Mat in 2020

At Mind the Mat, our team is stepping into this new decade with the knowledge that WE ARE POWER. As leaders of health in our community, we are instruments of change. We have the capacity to transform our […]
12.26.19

My Journey to Wellness: One Healthy Habit at a Time – by Holly Lass

This article is written by one of my amazing Concierge clients, Holly Lass. She came to me when she felt like she had tried everything, and really needed the extra accountability and support. It’s been […]
12.20.19

Gift Guide No. 05: Last Minute & Stocking Stuffers

It’s actually here. It’s the final weekend before Christmas and the countdown is officially on to get all of the shopping done. It’s not too late to find really amazing gifts for the […]
12.19.19

The Top Fitness Mistakes: Part 2

In our last article I outlined the top three mistakes women 45 and over are making when approaching their health and fitness. Another common mistake I see among women is with their exercise […]
12.16.19

Pop-Up Event at Barre3 Old Town

Ok, I won’t extol yet again on why I love Barre3 Old Town and the amazing team of instructors that owner Meredith Patel has brought together – you have plenty of posts from […]
12.13.19

Gift Guide No. 04: Splurge

It’s the holidays (have you heard?!) and sometimes that means going totally overboard. It’s the time when you want to “just go for it” when it comes to that absolutely perfect gift. Too […]
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 […]
12.12.19

Gift Guide No. 03: For Him

He’s the man – your dad, husband, brother, son – but what do you get the man? We’ve made it easy to find the perfect gift for the Mr. in your life with […]
12.11.19

Gift Guide No. 02: For Her

Whether it’s a BFF, sister-in-law, mom, or wife, we all have that special girl (or a few!) in our lives. Here are some gifts that she’ll be thrilled to open this year. If […]


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