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 […]
01.09.20

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:   […]
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 […]
12.20.19

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 […]
12.13.19

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 […]
12.10.19

Gift Guide No. 01: Thoughtful & Economical

The holidays came up quick this year and we’re here to help with our gift guides packed full of gifts that are perfect for every person in your life and available right here […]
11.29.19

Warning: Act Now, Don’t Wait.

This may sting, but it’s tough love time. Early this year, literally on January 1st, my phone blew up. As I lounged at my parent’s house, texts, DMs, emails, calls, and even FB […]
11.28.19

All the Plaid/Black Friday and Small Business Saturday Specials

Happy Thanksgiving! We are so thankful for all of our loyal readers and hope that all of you have a wonderful Thanksgiving day filled with family and friends. We also hope you get […]
11.12.19

Let Gratitude Flow: Seasonal Yoga & Pilates Workshops

Ancient and modern cultures, from Asia, to Africa, to Europe, and the Americas, celebrated and still celebrate some form of Thanksgiving during the months of September, October, and November. Humans all over the […]
10.24.19

Make Estrogen Your Ally

Do you remember that tampon commercial where a girl (apparently) inserts tampon, puts on her white bathing suit, and runs out to play a vigorous game of volleyball? Two words: false advertising. Recent […]
10.10.19

Pilates Helps Your Back. End of Story.

Does your back hurt? Here’s how and why Pilates works: As humans, we have to keep moving to stay alive. We especially need to keep moving when we are injured. In the United […]
10.04.19

Our Favorite Fall Activities

Fall is a season that gets everyone excited and it seems that around July 1st people start longing for sweater weather and PSLs. Being a native Houstonian, however, fall is a fairly new […]


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