05.10.19
Patricia Cortes: a licensed acupuncturist and Laura Hoyos: a yoga instructor in ALexandria, VA

Street Style: Patricia Cortes & Laura Hoyos

This is the perfect Street Style shoot for Mother’s Day, not just because it’s of a mother, daughter, and granddaughter, but because this family captures the essence of what it means to be […]
05.02.19
Dr. Megan Brown bridal picture with her mother

May Is for Mom

Here’s the thing about moms: We all have one, we were all born. Just like our anatomy, it’s one of the consistencies in our biology of being human. But, in contrast, we all […]
04.23.19
Nora: Yoga Instructor at Mind the Mat in Alexandria, VA

Nora’s YTT Story: “You have permission to take care of yourself.”

Nora is a natural comedian. In fact, Mind the Mat gets consistent reviews on Nora’s humor in class. Of course, they rave about her compounded teaching skills, too: she has completed both our […]
04.09.19
Sara VanderGoot jumping on the bed with colorful wall behind her.

Why Spring Brings Me Hope for a Healthier World

This spring, more than ever before, I feel hopeful about the future. My own future, but more importantly the future of the world. A big part of that has to do with the […]
03.25.19

We Can Do Better, Part 2: What’s Happening Now

Since my We Can Do Better (WCDB) post came out last month, three things have happened:   Last week, goop came out with a feature  about Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and how we don’t have […]
03.12.19

Lost, Then Found: Logan’s Fitness Journey

Is it cool to call someone a teacher’s pet? Or, is it cool to be the teacher’s pet? Is that outdated? Either way, that’s Logan. Why is she one of my favorites? Because […]
02.22.19

FREE Prenatal & Post-pregnancy Health Expert Forum This Weekend!

If you read Megan’s post We Can Do Better last week, you know that we need to change the way we take care of women during pregnancy and post-pregnancy. For that reason, Mind […]
02.12.19

We Can Do Better

I’ve waited a long time to tell this story. In fact, my heart is beating out of my chest as I type. It’s not even really a bad story — trust me, working […]
01.29.19

You’re Golden! Behind the Design of (and a Party To Celebrate!) Our New Studios

By now you’ve heard we have a big party coming up this Saturday night to celebrate the renovation and addition of a hot yoga studio at Mind the Mat’s Clarendon location. When you […]
01.16.19

Introducing Forum: On Fitness

One of the many benefits of this job is that I have access to experts in just about everything. Say I need an eggplant recipe. I email Chef Nicole at Stomping Ground. Wondering […]
01.03.19

The Secret to Life Is Simpler Than You Think…

Do you want to know the key to life? More specifically, do you want the secret to living a happier, longer life? Do you want to have a balanced mental state? Do you […]
12.21.18

Gift Guide No. 05: Last Minute

Still looking for inspiration? Forgot to get a gift for someone on your list? Have no fear! We have some great last-minute gifts, some of which also make super stocking stuffers, all picked […]
12.20.18

“When holiday stress threatens to Scrooge you…”

In chatting with our editor this week, I pitched an exciting exercise idea for today’s post. She liked it (phew, I love it when Madelyn likes my ideas), but she practically begged for […]
12.13.18

Gift Guide No. 03: For Him

He says he doesn’t want anything, but we know that’s not true and with this gift guide, he won’t even be hard to shop for. We’ve found can’t-miss presents with something to appeal […]
12.12.18

Gift Guide No. 02: For Her

She’s just the best. Your mom, your sister, your bestie…you know her so well, and we have the just-right gift to show her how much you care. (And click here in case you […]


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