12.30.20

Get Busy Living

Okay folks, it’s time to get busy living. We all had a tough year. Normally around this time, as we proclaim our resolutions, many gyms and fitness studios, Mind the Mat alike, launch […]
12.18.20

Gift Guide No. 05: Last Minute & Stocking Stuffers

The countdown is on! It’s the final weekend before Christmas, so it is officially time to get all of your shopping done. But, don’t worry, it’s not too late to find really amazing […]
12.17.20

“Together let’s make this not rare…”  

This is Afeni. She is on the front lines in D.C. as a human rights activist and puts her life on the line daily to dismantle white supremacy culture and its devastating effects on African […]
12.11.20

Journey From Rat Race to Motherhood to Health Coach

By Laura Andors My desire for health was with me even as a kid. I chose Kashi cereal and did every sport I could fit in after school. I would have argued that I […]
12.11.20

Gift Guide No. 04: Splurge

We all need some serious holiday cheer… and sometimes that means going totally overboard. If you feel like you want to splurge for that special someone with the perfect gift, we’ve got you […]
12.10.20

Gift Guide No. 03: For Him

He’s always the hardest to shop for, and he’s had quite the year too. We’ve made it easy to find the perfect gift for the man in your life with our For Him […]
12.09.20

Gift Guide No. 02: For Her

Whether it’s a BFF, sister-in-law, mom, or wife, we all have special women in our lives. Here are some gifts that they (or you!) will be thrilled to open this year. (Let’s be […]
12.08.20

Gift Guide No. 01: Thoughtful & Economical

Believe it or not, we’ve almost made it to the end of 2020. That means the holidays are here… and it means we’re here to help with our annual gift guides packed full […]
11.26.20

Thank You + All the Plaid/Black Friday and Small Business Saturday Specials

  Well, it’s been quite the year – one we are likely to remember for decades to come. Despite all of the stress and craziness that 2020 has brought, one thing has remained […]
11.19.20

Five Things You Can Do for Your Spine Right Now

Problems with the spine are a big issue. In fact, in the U.S., back and neck pain is actually a multi-billion dollar issue. These days, I’m hearing more and more complaints about neck […]
11.06.20

In-Person Pilates and Yoga Private Classes & Duets and Small Group Classes

Imagine yourself standing in the middle of a one thousand square foot room, a luscious color on the walls, maybe a sunny yellow, a deep amethyst, a clean white with sky blue on the ceiling, […]
10.22.20

The Great Outdoors (of Alexandria)

Remember that line Jack says to Rose as she is standing on the back of the Titanic threatening to jump? “You seem like kind of an indoor girl.” That’s me. I’m an indoor […]
10.07.20

Coming in HAWT

It’s that time of year again here at Mind the Mat. For seven years, we’ve enrolled a cohort of curious minds into our signature Yoga Teacher training, and we start a new format […]
09.24.20

Desire to Deepen Your Yoga Practice? Don’t Miss This Rare Opportunity!

Right now, any yoga practitioner can join our fantastic group of teachers in training for one or more of the many fascinating topics we’ll explore. Yes, that’s right, we’re offering you a once […]
09.18.20

Street Style: Dr. Megan + Sara of Mind the Mat

There are some women who have a certain quality about them that feels ageless – and Dr. Megan and Sara VanderGoot are perfect examples of how positive energy and self-care can transform both […]


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