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.

Next Pranassage Training Fall 2015!  Directed by Ann Hunt, E-RYT 500

Join us for a special  5 weekend 100 Hour certification training program to learn the practice of Pranassage®Pranassage® is a creative synthesis of yoga and bodywork that produces deep relaxation in the receiver. Pranassage is an engaging and efficient option for those who want to deepen the effects of yoga. Certified Pranassage Practitioners are qualified to offer individualized sessions that are tailored to each client’s fitness needs. Pranassage appeals to people with no previous yoga experience, as well as the seasoned practitioner of yoga or other active forms of body-mind integration, because it provides tailored personal support for going to your next level. Pranassage training also deepens your skill and sensitivity while offering assists in your regular group yoga classes.

Currently this training is only been offered at the Nosara Yoga Institute in Costa Rica, in Japan and at Evolve.  This training can be applied toward Evolve’s and NYI’s 300 Hour Advanced Studies program.   It is a fun hands on training that is appropriate for all; yoga teachers as well as practitioners interested in learning new skills and knowledge.

September 18,19,20
October 3-4
October 17-18
October 31 and November 1
November 14-15

For more details take a look at our training page or contact Ann directly

Register with deposit by August 21 and save $200.

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Lift your spirits, warm your body, still your mind, ignite your soul.

Join us for a community yoga class.  Free to the public.  Donations of non-perishable food to help support the local food  pantries as well as packaged food for the animal shelters are greatly appreciated.  All levels welcome.  Please bring a mat, water bottle and towel.

Saturdays, 7:30 – 8:30 AM,  June 20, July 18, August 15. (weather permitting) Rain date September 19

 

 

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The Yoga Fundamentals series is made up of 4 classes, 1 one-hour class per week for the duration of one month, with each class building upon the next. If you have never done yoga before, then this is a great place for you to start. Can you attend the series if you have practiced yoga before? Absolutely! This series is a great way to reawaken a past yoga practice! The class is open to all ages and levels of experience.What you will learn:  Important Yoga terminology, basic postures or asanas, modifications for your personal abilities, instruction on how to use yoga props and how to apply your new skills to your daily life and yoga practice.
Just $40 for this special 4 class session - June 18, 25, July 2 and 9.

 

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Special Summer Classes at Evolve

Is it time to try something to new?  Time to power up your mind/body fitness?  Evolve is excited to offer to two brand new classes to the studio: Muay Thai and Beyond Barre.  What’s what?  Well here you go. Muay Thai is for those looking for whole body conditioning including cardio, endurance and strength training. [...]

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Summer Wellness Challenge Starting May 31

FREE TO ALL PARTICPANTS! Sign up on the board in the Lobby by JUNE 1st.  Receive 10% off ALL Evolve passes throughout June just for signing up! HOW DO I WIN?? IT’S EASY!!!  EARN and TRACK your points by attending classes, eating healthy, and even by meditating! WINNER RECEIVES 50% OFF future class pass AND [...]

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Vinyasa:Foundations of Flow-Core Power & Alignment, with Miriam Kindley, Sat., May 30, 1:00-4:00

Transform your yoga practice by learning the elements of alignment and how to access core power using the Baptiste sequence as a framework.  This is a hands on class!  We will break down postures in detail and learn effective assists that will help you gain a greater understanding of the posture in your own body [...]

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Summer Special! 4 Week HOT SUMMER SIZZLIN’ Vinyasa Class starts Wednesday June 3, 10:15-11:30

Evolve will be offering a special 4 week hot yoga series for the month of June.   Instructed by Miriam Kindley these classes feature the Baptiste Power Vinyasa sequence, “Journey Into Power”, an energetic flow that is adaptable for all levels of yoga practice. So if spring isn’t hot enough for you yet, take your yoga [...]

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Grow Your Own Lotus: Safe and Effective Hip Opening for Everyone, with Naomi Gottlieb-Miller, Sunday, June 14, 1:30 -3:30

Lotus pose is a deep hip opener that looks simple and serene. Doesn’t buddha look peaceful sitting under that tree in lotus pose? In reality, Padmasana is a tricky, advanced and deep hip opener, which requires an enormous amount of mobility in your hip joints and can be potentially dangerous for your knees. Not so [...]

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Expand Your Mind & Enliven Your Spine! Yoga for Scoliosis, with Lauri Bruce, POSTPONED

This two-day hands-on workshop series is designed for the student with scoliosis or with a lateral deviation of the spine and yoga teachers wishing to expand their knowledge about spinal structural issues. The Sutras of Patanjali tell us “tasya bhumisu viniyogah”. The appropriate application of yoga must be applied in a step-by-step manner.On day one [...]

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Foundations of Flow-Exploring the Jump Through in Vinyasa, with Liz Dornisch, Saturday, May 16, 1:30-3;30

Bring more ease and understanding into your daily practice as we break down and take a closer look at the elements of vinyasa. Through practice, demonstration, and hands-on assists you will discover proper alignment of transitions within the vinyasa, and build the strength, flexibility, and grace to float through and jump back, as utilized in [...]

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