07.12.19

Street Style: Meg Biram

Brave and beautiful — the two words that come to mind when I think of Meg Biram. I would use those exact two adjectives to describe her bright, colorful perspective murals popping up […]
07.10.19

The New Cardio Question: To Fast or Not To Fast

If you follow me on Instagram (please do: @drmeganbrown), you know I recently went on a Bermuda bender with fellow Stylebook contributor, Chef Nicole. After my trip, I reached out to IG land […]
07.09.19

“Arming” Ourselves Against Body Shaming

Why are arms such a sensitive spot for women? Of all the body parts, I hear more negative comments about the arms than any other area of the body. In fact, the word […]
06.28.19

My Beloved Gurus: Depression & Anxiety

I was a happy kid. I made friends easily. I was athletic. I liked school. Then I went to college at the University of Michigan. I still made friends easily. I was still […]
06.21.19

It’s Officially Summer! Here Are Our Plans.

Today is the summer solstice, which means it’s officially summer, or will be, anyway, depending on when you read this. The exact start of summer is 11:54am, and we are so, so ready. […]
06.11.19

Three Steps To Reduce Tech Neck

We see it everywhere: people do it crossing the street, sitting on airplanes, sneaking it in during meetings, presentations, conversations. We even see people illegally fit it in while driving. What is this […]
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 […]


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