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 […]
12.11.18

Gift Guide No. 01: Thoughtful & Economical

We’re getting really close so it’s time for our annual series of ultimate gift guides. Check with us each day to find something truly special for everyone on your list, all available right […]
12.06.18

Why I Finally Started Pilates, and How It Can Help You

I joke with my business partner Megan Brown, a Pilates expert, that “everything we do is yoga.” What I mean is that yoga, especially Vinyasa, which is the kind of yoga I practice, […]
11.22.18

All the Black (& Plaid!) Friday and Small Business Saturday Specials

Happy Thanksgiving! We are thankful for you, our loyal readers. It is a tremendous honor to be part of a community that values and supports its local, independent businesses; we truly enjoy bringing […]
11.20.18

NEW: Functional Mobility Programs…Plus an Early Sale

We are all athletes to a certain extent. I feel like an Olympian if I make it through the day with all my peeps in one piece! But how about that last road […]
11.09.18

Street Style: Kathleen Hanagan

The first time I met Kathleen 10 years ago, I knew I was in the presence of someone extraordinarily special. She’s one of those rare human beings who is full of wisdom, humor, […]
11.08.18

3 Reasons Why We Should All Do Yoga…Right Now

The more I completely kick people’s butts, the more they come back to class. I’ve learned this over the past decade at Mind the Mat. But did you know that yoga can kick […]
10.16.18

Stylebook Businesses + Readers Unite for a Cause!

When you’ve lived, shopped, voted, worked, owned businesses, and volunteered for twenty years in one city, your roots grow pretty deep into its soil, and you can’t help but care as deeply about […]
10.04.18

Believe It or Not, This Is the Most Important Yoga Pose

It’s not only the most important pose in yoga, it’s often the most difficult one. It’s called Savasana, which means Corpse Pose in Sanskrit, and it requires you to lie down on the […]
09.21.18

Become an Expert! Yoga & Pilates Advanced Trainings for Teachers

This fall/winter, Mind the Mat is offering advanced trainings for yoga and Pilates teachers with internationally recognized instructors and local experts. What’s the difference between a good teacher and an excellent teacher? Knowledge […]


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