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.

Growing evidence shows that the imprints of traumatic events remain lodged in the body and brain, and that somatic awareness practices are essential for trauma recovery. Modern findings in neuroscience support these notions and have paved the way for yoga and meditation to find their rightful place as bona fide adjunctive therapies in treating traumatic stress. This workshop helps reframe the negative effects of trauma into an opportunity to yoke with ourselves. As we unpack the pranic implications of holding trauma in the body, we will discover that the unwinding or thawing of this “frozen potential” allows greater possibilities for stability, healing and vitality to emerge. We will cover: The neurological and physiological implications of trauma Asana, pranayama and meditation techniques that recalibrate the nervous system The power of imagery, affirmation and guided relaxation techniques Establishing a safe container within for transformational shifts to occur Self-care – supporting ourselves through a nourishing daily regimen to strengthen psychic immunity and personal boundaries The spirit of resilience This work will offer tools to help us “come home” to ourselves in a way that fosters self-listening, establishes safety, and enlivens the muscle of trust.
Date: June 3 – 4,  Saturday 10:30 -1:30 / 2:30 -5:30 Sunday 10:30 -1:30 / 2:30 -5:30
Cost: Saturday only $125 Saturday Sunday $225 / Early Bird discount save $25 and register by May 20
12 CEU”s for Yoga Alliance

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Develop a safe, refined and therapeutic practice.   Yoga provides an excellent approach to health, fitness, and wellbeing. When we follow our natural anatomical design, the body moves with grace and refinement and yoga becomes a highly effective approach to injury prevention and therapy. To be effective, yoga practice requires a level of precision and skill that comes through a study of its principles. Understanding our basic anatomy reveals the fundamentals of alignment for our yoga postures. With this alignment, the potential that yoga offers for health and healing is achieved.

Join us for this comprehensive, yet fun exploration of anatomy as we learn by doing! Discover how to align your yoga postures with precision and skillfulness. Understand the cause of common yoga injuries and how to prevent them. Recognize common postural misalignments that cause injury. Make your time on the mat your own therapeutic experience. The class makes learning basic anatomy fun and easy to apply. All instructions follow the rich concepts and principles of yoga. Saturday only $125, Sat and Sun $225.  Register by June 1 and save $25.  Schedule: 10:30 – 1:30 and 2:30 – 5:00

Steven Weiss, MS, DC, C-IAYT is a holistic chiropractor and nutritionist, yoga therapist and teacher. He teaches anatomy, alignment principles, yoga therapeutics and nutrition for yoga teacher trainings internationally. Steven is an instructor for Omega Institute for Holistic Studies, Sivananda Yoga and Integral Yoga’s Yogaville. His extensive study in the Iyengar and Anusara yoga systems strongly influence his teaching. As a doctor of chiropractic and with his research in anatomy and kinesiology, his classes offer a unique and user-friendly approach to injury-free yoga.

Dr. Weiss is the author of the popular yoga text, The Injury-Free Yoga Practice, a comprehensive guide to alignment, anatomy and the prevention of yoga injuries.

Visit Injuryfreeyogapractice.com for more book information.

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

Join us on the Leonardtown Wharf 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 17
July 15
August 19
Sept 16 – Rain date

 

 

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Summer Solstice Kirtan, Saturday, June 24, 7:00 – 8:30

Join Chip Guffey and Jason Lewis for an Evening of Kirtan. Kirtan is a very simple & powerful way to meditate. Kirtan is non-denominational, the Universal language of Spirit, the song of the Soul. It’s effortless & joyful; the music does the work for you as you flow with the melody & rhythm. * The [...]




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Self-Awakening Yoga Therapeutic Essentials 100 Hour Training with Janel Schullo, June 25 – July 8, 2017

Self-Awakening Yoga has been called a miraculous returning home to the wisdom of the body. In this 100-hour teacher training you will learn to teach the fundamentals of Self-Awakening Yoga, from accessible movement, to mindful awareness. You will gain non-authoritarian teaching skills to help others unravel muscular tension, experience new ranges of motion, and recover [...]




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Evolve Yoga now at St. Mary’s College

Live south in the county and looking for yoga closer to home?  Join Evolve Yoga Instructor Susan Grier, RYT-500 for Yoga for Strength and Flexibility.  Spring session runs May 9 -June 27.  Drop-ins  welcome. This is a basic class to build strength, increase flexibility, and improve balance, appropriate for beginners as well as more experienced [...]




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Ayurveda: Healing Principles and Daily Practices with Alana Greenberg, April 29 – 30, 2017

Ayurveda, Yoga’s sister science, is India’s traditional health-care system that adheres to the organic pulsations and bio-rhythms of nature. It offers common sense approaches to wellness and longevity with natural, safe and effective remedies, empowering us to maintain our own vibrant health. How? This workshop will demystify Ayurvedic Medicine by exploring its philosophical roots and [...]




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200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training starting April 22

The next Teacher Training program will begin April 2017. 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 nine immersion weekends over [...]




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Yummy Yoga Spring Cleanse starts Saturday, April 29th

The Yummy Yoga Spring Cleanse combines a 3 week detox program with a month of unlimited yoga at Evolve Yoga + Wellness. This personalized detoxification is designed to energize, restore, and promote optimal health. This revitalizing program teaches the basic fundamentals for prevention and self-healing through nutrition and a restful, mindful cleanse. Stress, environmental factors, [...]




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Special Event! An Evening with DZAR, Tuesday May 9, 7:30 – 9:30

The New Energy Paradigm…have you felt the change? Have you felt the change in the energy you connect or work with? Do you feel limited by old stories and paradigms that are holding you back? Are you ready to take your connection to Energy to the next level? Then join us for this a powerful [...]




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