Welcome to Evolve Yoga + Wellness!

Evolve Yoga + Wellness is a community-oriented yoga and wellness center located in the heart of St. Marys County in Southern Maryland. Evolve offers and welcomes many diverse styles of yoga as well as many mind/body and artistic modalities including Pilates, Tai Chi, Meditation, YogaDance,  Massage Therapy and Pranassage. We truly believe there is a type of yoga or movement for “every body”, regardless of age, shape or flexibility. 

In addition to group classes we offer private sessions and consultations with wonderful wellness practitioners who can schedule appointments to support your individual needs for aesthetic services, skincare and energy work. We welcome local artists and musicians to exhibit their work and share their talents as well. Our goal is to create a dynamic, welcoming community in Southern Maryland with the intention of promoting and enhancing health, wellbeing and creativity on all levels.

Evolve is also recognized as a Registered Yoga School through the Yoga Alliance offering 200 and 300 hour yoga teacher training programs.

Take the opportunity to jump into the practice of inversions!

This workshop will consist of a two-part series. 

  • Part 1 will look into beginner to intermediate inversions, such as crow pose and head stand.  We will take the opportunity to break down the postures to the foundations and will include the use of props.
  • Part 2 will delve into more advanced postures such as handstand and forearm balance.  All levels are welcome and again we will be working on the building and sequencing of the postures from the foundations.  CEU’s available!

Part 1 – Saturday, November 22nd from 2-4pm,  Part 2 – Saturday, December 6th from 2-4pm

$25 Early Bird registration, $30 to drop-in.

Workshops can be taken individually or together.

 

Part 1 will look into beginner to intermediate inversions, such as crow pose and headstand. We will take the opportunity to break down the postures to the foundations and will include the use of props

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Before the festivities begin join us on Thanksgiving Day for a Mixed Level yoga class, 10:00-11:30.  By donation so all are welcome.  Then sweat it all out on Black Friday, 10:00 -11:30 with a special 90 minute Turkey/Tofurkey Hot Yoga class.  And Saturday dance it out with a an exhilarating Let Your Yoga Dance class, 4:00 -5:00.  Special Holiday schedule through the weekend so keep on eye on our online schedule for updates.

Also take advantage of our once a year discount on all our multi-class* and unlimited passes.  15% off November 28-29.

*limit of 2 multi-class passes

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Interested in becoming a certified yoga teacher?  Or just interested in deepening your practice and understating of yoga?  Starting February 13 Evolve will be offering once again our Yoga Alliance approved Interdisciplinary Yoga Teacher Training.   Evolve Yoga is an affiliate of the Nosara Yoga Institute in Costa Rica. Graduates of the Interdisciplinary Yoga Teacher Training (IYTT) program complete 200 hours of training and earn the designation of Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT®) through Yoga Alliance, a yoga education and support organization which maintains a national yoga teachers’ registry to recognize and promote teachers with training that meets its minimum standards.

The next Teacher Training program will begin February, 2015. The foundation of this training draws from a diversity of yoga styles, stimulating personal inquiry into your own yoga practice.  In an environment of individualized, experiential learning you gain professional skillfulness to teach in a wide variety of settings.  Taught in a unique format of 8 immersion weekends over 5 months, topics covered will include Technique and Alignment of Hatha Yoga Postures, Self-Awakening Yoga – Principles and Practice, Pranayama, Meditation, Bandhas, Hands-on Assists, Principles of Teaching, Anatomy and Philosophy.

  • February 13, 14 and 15
  • February 28 and March 1
  • March 28 and 29
  • April 11 and 12
  • April 25 and 26
  • May 9 and 10
  • June 6 and 7
  • June 20 and 21

For more details, check our Yoga Teacher Training page or contact Ann Hunt.

 

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