Mind the Mat

Mind the Mat offers many different styles of yoga, pilates, and barre at a variety of levels, so anyone from beginner to advanced is sure to be challenged. With studios in Arlington and Alexandria, it’s convenient for many in the D.C. area!

Medi

Looking for quick, healthy food on the go? Look no farther than Medi, located in downtown Shirlington. Billed by some as the “Mediterranean version of Chipotle” (but healthier), the restaurant offers a ton of healthy meal options created right in front of you for a reasonable price. Patrons choose from a salad, pita, rice bowl, or gyritos base and then …

Four Mile Run Trail

Named after Four Mile Run Creek, this seven miles-long asphalt trail (confusing, right?) passes through Shirlington and connects to the much longer W&OD Trail at multiple locations. Benches, trashcans, water, and restrooms are available at the numerous parks along the route every few miles, and the path is well marked. Because the portion of the trail running through Shirlington and …

Custis Trail

The Custis Trail connects to the W&OD Trail and runs along I-66 towards the western part of Northern Virginia. The asphalt paved trail is four miles in length and connects commuters to Washington D.C. via the Key Bridge and Mount Vernon Trail. Because it is not a rails-to-trails conversion, there is considerable elevation change on the route, particularly at bridges …