About MAY Blog

My Area Yoga is an online directory, calendar, blog, and information hub for the wellness and yoga community. Currently offering service in the northeast, as well as Chicago. Our mission is to be the most comprehensive online resource for the local communities.

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2019 Yoga Festival Guide

Spring is in the air and there is no better time to start planning your yoga festival calendar for 2019! We’ve rounded up some of our favorites – both near and far – so you can start gearing up for your most exciting year yet! VibeUP Spring Awakening April 20, 2019 in Chicago, IL Spring Awakening […]

Putting the V in DMV

A few of our favorite Virginia studios… DC is bustling with fitness and yoga studios. Whether you’re looking for a home studio in your neighborhood, or a place to visit across town, it’s helpful to know what’s out there. Here are a few of our favorite studios in Virginia that put the V in DMV! […]

Creating a Sea of Clients Starts With Relationships

Here’s a very human approach to creating steady clientele and doing good business from legal expert and Zi Living principal Keeley Mitchell. Whether you’re a yoga teacher, or not, read on for simple tips on being present in relationships and showing up in your interactions with people! Catch her on-air show online (starting Thursday at 2 pm) at yogabizstudio.com.

Resource Guide for Yogis in Business

Yoga Teachers & Yoga Studio Owners you’re gonna want to read this. Running a business is a challenge – especially when you’re in the business of mindfulness! These amazing companies seek to revolutionizing the way yogis do business, so you can improve your bottom line, and find peace of mind. fitDEGREE Yoga Studio Software At […]

Get the BIG picture – not the blue light special.

When you think about advertising for your yoga business, what are your goals? More students overall? Increased attendance at classes or a specific workshop? Attract new members?

Keeping Your Business Hot During The Cold Months of Winter

Snow is pretty. But unless you’re clipping into a pair of skis, strapping on a snowboard, or have a sledding apparatus in hand, enough’s enough! Braving the winter weather, however, to maintain certain routines is critical not only to our own wellness, but the health of the businesses we depend upon. Here’s some perspective from Keeley Mitchell of ZiLiving on what businesses can do, too, to keep clients comfortable and coming back through the cold!

Valentine’s Day Yoga in the DC Area

Let your big, beautiful heart shine this Valentine’s Day! Here’s what’s going down in the DC area! Radiance Yoga – Valentines Partner Yoga with Jess Purtell & Yuki Riley Partner Yoga Workshop at Blue Heron Wellness with Tara Lemerise Yoga Sweat Your Heart Out: Valentine’s Hot Power Glow Flow Thai Yoga Date Night Valentine’s Partner […]

Yoga for Furloughed Federal Employees

Around 800,000 federal employees have been furloughed or working without pay since December 21 and won’t receive their next paychecks until the government reopens. To help those impacted by the shutdown find a little peace of mind, several local DC studios are offering free yoga for furloughed employees. Grace. is holding a special $5 class for […]

New Year, Begninner’s Yoga in the DC Area

Have you been thinking about stepping onto the mat for the first time? Have you taken a break from yoga and need a little help getting back into your practice? The New Year is the perfect time for a fresh start! There are tons of beginner’s classes and series to suit your schedule. Here are […]

New Year’s Yoga in the DMV

There’s no better place to ring in the New Year than on the mat! Here’s our roundup of New Year’s practices in and around the DMV to close out 2018 and ring in 2019! New Year’s Eve Radiance Yoga (VA) is running a modified morning/afternoon schedule, culminating with a Kundalini New Year’s Eve Celebration from 3:00 […]