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POSTPONED Factory Flow: Intro to Yoga

January 5, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am

| $15

The January program has been postponed. Please join us on Saturday, February 2.


Find inner peace and creativity with this early-morning series focused on art, health, and imagination. Sessions feature sound artists, yoga teachers, dance instructors, and more.

Factory Flow: Intro to Yoga
Co-curated by Mind the Mat


For our inaugural Factory Flow event, we are joined by the creative team behind Mind the Mat Pilates & Yoga, an Alexandria-based studio since 2008. Come sweat with us in the Grand Hall of the Art Center before the building opens. This Intro to Yoga class will get you started on your new year’s resolutions in a judgement-free, friendly atmosphere surrounded by beautiful art and music. Bring a friend and join in!

What to Bring:

  • Big towel
  • Your own mat
  • Water
  • Sense of humor
  • Appreciation for art, music, and fun
$15 / Mind the Mat members receive 15% off 
*This is a workshop, no refunds. If canceled 24 hours before the start time, studio credit may be available.*

About Mind the Mat

Mind the Mat Pilates & Yoga was founded in 2008 by Megan Brown and Sara VanderGoot.

Mind the Mat is committed to hiring instructors with excellent teaching skills and credentials. All of our instructors hold certifications in Pilates and/or yoga and many of them have additional training in physical therapy, nutrition, nursing, massage therapy, prenatal and/or postpartum fitness, therapeutics (yoga/Pilates for rehabilitation), and more!

Mind the Mat was created to spotlight individual teaching styles and to celebrate unique backgrounds and expertise. Our instructors and clients make Mind the Mat feel like home. Every teaching style is unique.

About the Instructor

Caroline Deitch began practicing yoga in 2003 and teaching in early 2009 after completing her 200-hr training in Austin, TX. She moved to the DC area in the Summer 2009, though a piece of her heart still resides in Austin and she makes a point to visit often. While her practice and training began in the Ashtanga tradition and heated Vinyasa style, over time she discovered and fell in love with gentler practices, such as Restorative, Hatha and Yin. As she incorporates aspects from many of these areas, her classes are an active and flowing exploration of the body, breath, and spirit. She teaches with the overarching theme that each day/each practice is different and that yoga can be a tool through which we can cultivate awareness, acknowledge a sense of gratitude and live a life rooted in choice. Besides sharing the practices of yoga, she loves trying new recipes, traveling, and spending time with her husband Adam, young son Jack, and newborn Emilia.

Favorite quote:

“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” – Anais Nin


Photos courtesy of Mind the Mat


Torpedo Factory Art Center

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Torpedo Factory Art Center
105 N. Union St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
Telephone: Please use the staff directory
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Building Hours

Daily10 am - 6 pm*
Thursdays10 am - 9 pm
*The Torpedo Factory sometimes closes at 5 pm for private events. Check Today’s Hours to see if this could affect your visit. *Artists maintain their own studio hours. It's best to confirm availability before your visit. *The Torpedo Factory is closed for New Year's Day, Easter, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Target Gallery has limited availability during City holidays.

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Torpedo Factory Art Center is part of the City of Alexandria Office of the Arts, a division of the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities.