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Feeling good, healthy, and strong are imperative for a long, happy life, and our expert local trainers, therapists, instructors, and nutritionists have the training, experience, and passion to get (and keep!) you in the best shape of your life. Life can get hectic and stressful…from yoga to weight training, Pilates to the latest in food science, we are here help.
02.13.15

move of the week: the handstand

Why learn handstands? And why are they so hard? The handstand requires discipline, coordination, balance, special awareness and strength – and a little bit of grit. If one is missing, it is nearly […]
02.12.15

ask stylebook: at the gym?

Jessie: I love to go the gym with my friends. I find the motivation and accountability from their company. What do you recommend we do when we are there? We have about 1 […]
02.09.15

prepping for spring

As crazy as it seems, with all of the snow and 20-degree weather, it is time to get ready for spring. Yes, it’s true. Just look at some of the beautiful clothes and […]
02.06.15

move of the week: glutes for spring

Try this workout to get your body spring ready. These moves are designed to work your core and to tone and actually “lift” your derrière! Safe and effective, these moves can be done […]
02.04.15

mind the mat’s february challenge

The February Challenge at Mind the Mat Pilates & Yoga brings lightness and fun to what can sometimes be a dark and dreary season. Spring break is just around the corner so get […]
02.03.15

belly after baby

I can remember that impatient feeling of wanting to fit into my favorite jeans after having two babies. In my haste, I tossed my maternity pants in the give-away pile way too early, […]
01.30.15

move of the week: shoveling snow

We know more is coming. It’s just a matter of time, right? Snow. In the coming weeks, some of us may need to grab the snow shovel and get moving. I know it’s […]
01.29.15

ask stylebook: where do i start?

Alyson: I saw the picture of myself from a holiday party and can’t stand how my arms look. I haven’t worked out in 10 years. I am so intimidated to start. What is […]
01.28.15

new year, new gear

Hibernation is almost over. Longer days and warmer weather are right around the corner. It’s time to wake up and smell the sweet cherry blossoms and the anticipation of warmer, sweatier days. The […]
01.27.15

why is change so hard? alexa’s story.

If your goal is to lose weight, you know the added pounds didn’t come overnight. It took months and more likely years of ups and downs on the scale. Not only will it […]
01.23.15

move of the week: twists

We all know that yoga and Pilates have their healing benefits. But did you know that twists, in particular, can assist in cleansing and detoxifying the body? In addition to aiding in digestion, […]
01.22.15

ask stylebook: twisting benefits?

Hannah: How do yoga and Pilates twisting poses promote detoxification? Sara VanderGoot, CMT, e-RYT 200, RYT 500, Mind the Mat: Twisting your torso creates a tourniquet and wrings out your internal organs. When […]
01.21.15

it’s detox time!

Just take a look around. All the holiday lights and decor have been boxed away, and now without the swirl of parties, friends, and families we have an opportunity to look back on […]
01.16.15

move of the week: make a plan

The holidays are solidly behind us. But we have not quite finished looking ahead and planning the year. Vacations, work events, and family celebrations all get carefully planned. When you host a party, […]
01.15.15

ask stylebook: tighter abs?

Renee: How can I work my abs more so I fit better in my clothes? Adrien, Fitness on the Run: Before I get into the details of why and how you should work […]


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