Mind the Mat was founded by Megan Brown, Doctor of Physical Therapy and Polestar Certified Practitioner of Pilates for Rehabilitation and Sara VanderGoot, Nationally Certified Massage Therapist and Registered Yoga Teacher (e-RYT 200, RYT 500). In their private practices as physical therapist and massage therapist respectively Megan and Sara observed that many of their clients were coming in with similar needs: relief for neck and shoulder tension and low back pain as well as a desire for more flexibility in hips and legs, stability in joints, and core strength.
Together Megan and Sara carefully crafted a curriculum of yoga and Pilates classes to address these needs as well as special needs for clients who are pregnant, for athletes, for those who have injuries or limitations, for those who are new to Pilates and yoga, or for those who are advanced students and are looking for an extra challenge. Megan and Sara are committed to offering classes for everyone! No one is excluded at Mind the Mat.
In addition, Megan and Sara are committed to hiring instructors with excellent teaching skills and credentials. All of our instructors hold certifications in Pilates and/or yoga. In addition, many of them have additional training in physical therapy, nutrition, nursing, massage therapy, prenatal and/or postnatal fitness, therapeutics (yoga/Pilates for rehabilitation), and more!
To read more about Mind the Mat founders and instructors log into our scheduling system here. Read instructor bios and find out what they specialize in.
If you have questions, please email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or leave us a voice mail and we will contact you as soon as possible. We look forward to meeting you!