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.

As we run headlong into the holiday season, give yourself the gift of relaxation and peace! Restorative yoga uses props to support the body in a variety of adaptive yoga poses, allowing for passive stretching as well as deep relaxation for the nervous system. Join us for this calm, relaxing break from the holiday frenzy to balance both body and mind. No experience necessary. All props are provided. Space is limited. Please register early online or at the front desk. Offered by Evolve instructors Sue Lyddon-Hayes and Shirley Carr-Williams. $25 early bird registration, $30 day of event.


The New Year is here and it’s time to get back on track! Why do it alone? These 5 self-esteem boosting classes will focus on basic postures that promote weight loss. Each weekly class will gently progress to help you develop sustainable healthy habits to last a lifetime! Pure Trim Wellness Shakes provide the nutritional component for this workshop. Shakes and additional nutritional information provided at the first class, for more info please visit www.jenn.puretrim.com. Weekly journaling activities will also be integrated to complete this healthy mind and body transformation. Sign up today to ensure your spot!  This special series offered by Jenn Brown RYT.

Classes: Tuesdays 6-7:30pm January 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th and February 3rd

Costs: $99 early bird (Before Jan 5th) and $120 for day of.

Wellness shakes included, additional shakes $35 per box

Individual classes available $20 per class without shakes.


Join Liz Dornisch for another special series.  Learn the Ashtanga Primary Series in this four class series. Each class will focus on a part of the series and allow for in depth in-depth instruction and modifications to make Ashtanga accessible to all levels of practitioners. Register for all four classes to develop your practice, and prepare for a Full Led Primary Series class. All levels welcome to this Vinyasa flow class.

Class 1 – Feb. 7th – Understanding the Ashtanga Vinyasa method, Surya Namaskar A & B
Class 2 – Feb. 14 – Standing Postures
Class 3 – Feb. 21 – Seated Postures
Class 4 – Feb. 28 Finishing Postures


NEW! School Holiday Family Yoga Classes with Kathy Therrien, by donation.

Spend time during three school holidays engaging with your children (ages 4-10) in a fun creative yoga session building strength, balance, co-ordination, cooperation and relaxing! These classes are structured like kids yoga classes with emphasis on interactive and partner poses for kids and adults to do together. We’ll do age-appropriate yoga poses, breathing, movement games, [...]

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Starting Winter 2015! 200 Hour Interdisciplinary Yoga Teacher Training

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 [...]

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Yoga & Crystal Sound Healing with Jeannine Dietz, Sunday, Dec. 14, 2:00 – 4:00

Achieve a deeper understanding of the self, increase personal power, promote self-healing, reduce stress, and relax fully, deeply and completely. Enjoy a healing, soothing “Sound Bath” followed by an all-levels yoga practice to explore alignment, deep stretching, and pranayama (breath exercises). Enjoy an intro to the power of Mantra and your own Emotional + Energetic [...]

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Take Flight! 2 Inversion Workshops offered by Kate Curry, RYT-500

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 [...]

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Pigeon Party with Naomi Gottlieb – Miller, Sunday, Dec. 7, 1:30 -3:30

Most yogis have very strong feelings about pigeon pose. Love it or hate it, pigeon pose is one of the most elegant, versatile, challenging and confounding poses in the yoga pantheon of practice. For those reasons, no yoga pose is more deserving of a party than pigeon pose. Pigeon pose is several poses in one—it’s [...]

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Thanksgiving at Evolve!

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 [...]

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The Forks Over Knives Plan-A 4 Week Yoga and Nutrition series starting Nov. 1

Yummy Yoga’s Jenn Brown and Chelsea Ihnacik of WholeFoodVegan.com present: The Forks Over Knives Plan This 4 week class will pair a beginner friendly yoga class with an hour long nutrition workshop utilizing “The Forks Over Knives Plan” as its’ central theme. Each weekly class begins with 1 hour of yoga followed by a whole [...]

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