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.

Join us for this special class in honor of the amazing dads out there!! We will dance, move and groove our way to healthy and fit bodies! ALL are welcome. Moms register and dads/spouses are FREE!

Instructor:  Heather Arthur

Moms- $12/class drop-in rate or buy a package and save $$ Dads/Partners can join in for free on June 18th!!

For more information, please contact the instructor at heatherdarthur@gmail.com

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200 Hour Interdisciplinary Yoga Teacher Training
Directed by Ann Hunt, E-RYT 500 with Miriam Kindley, RYT 500

The 2016 Yoga Teacher Training program will begin September 9. 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 3 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. As a participant in this Yoga Alliance approved 200 Hour Interdisciplinary Yoga Teacher Training you will be qualified to continue your training through Evolve’s Yoga Alliance approved 300 Hour Advanced Yoga Training program or with the internationally recognized Nosara Yoga Institute on their well-established professional development path.

Yoga Teacher Training Dates:

Sept 9(evening),10,11
Sept 17-18
Oct 1-2
Oct 8-9
Oct 22-23
Nov 5-6
Nov 19-20
Dec 3-4
Typical Yoga Teacher Training Weekend Schedule

Friday
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Evening Session (first weekend plus 2 additional Friday evenings, dates to be determined)
Saturday
7:00 AM – 9:00 AM Yoga Practice
10:30 AM – 1:30 PM Morning Session
2:30 PM – 5:00 PM Afternoon Session
Sunday
7:00 AM – 9:00 AM Yoga Practice
10:30 AM – 1:30 PM Morning Session
2:30 PM – 5:00 PM Afternoon Session
The morning and afternoon sessions will cover topics such as Technique and Alignment of Hatha Yoga Postures, Self-Awakening Yoga – Principles and Practice, Pranayama, Meditation, Bandhas, Hands on Assists, Principles of Teaching, Anatomy, Philosophy, Ethics and Professional Practices.

The cost for the training program is $2950. Special early bird price is $2800 for registering prior to Aug 1, 2015. A deposit of $950 ($800 before Aug. 1) is required to reserve your space.

To complete registration, please download, print and send completed form along with deposit payable to Ann Hunt/Evolve Yoga. Then view the Reading List for required and recommended reading.

It is my intention to share with you a curriculum that I have taken to heart in my own life as an individual and as well as a yoga educator. It truly is an honor to be able to bring this program to our area. I hope you can join me.

For more information please contact Ann

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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.  8 class session begins Tuesday, May 3, 5:00 -6:00 pm.

*A basic class to build strength, increase flexibility, and improve balance, appropriate for beginners as well as more experienced adult students. Each session will include gentle stretching, movements, and postures adapted to meet the needs of those present. Yoga calms the mind and nervous system, resulting in numerous benefits. It lowers heart rate and blood pressure, reduces tension and stress, improves focus and concentration, and provides a greater sense of well-being, energy, and peace.

This special class offered by Susan  Grier, RYT -500.

Class meets in the beautiful dance studio in Montgomery Hall.

Register through Evolve Yoga, under workshops.   $95 for 8 sessions or $13 drop-in fee.

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Sunrise Yoga is back again at the Leonardtown Wharf!

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 [...]




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Yoga for Runners now alternate Saturdays, 10:30 – 11:30 AM

Whether you’ve just signed up for your first 5K, or you’re training for a marathon this spring, Yoga for Runners is for you. Designed specifically with runners in mind, this class will primarily focus on the quads, hamstrings, hip flexors, and the core. The strength and flexibility you develop on the mat can help you [...]




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Babywearing Fitness Starting Thursday, May 19, 10:45 -11:45 AM

Babywearing Fitness is a low-impact workout class, which allows new mothers to exercise through dance cardio, strength training and stretching all while wearing your baby! The energetic music and easy-to-learn routines makes this class a great way to get exercise while spending time with your little one. The dance routines are tailored for those wearing [...]




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Cakra Sadhana – A Meditation Practice, 5 class series begins Saturday, April 16.

The ancient practice of using the cakra system for meditative focus will be explored and practiced in this 5 week workshop series.  Taught in conjunction with the Adaptive Yoga Training program this series will be open to the general public. This workshop will give you the tools to begin a systematic personal meditation or refine [...]




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Let’s Talk Baby Childbirth Education new class starts May 7

Hello and Welcome to Let’s Talk Baby Childbirth Education class. This a modern take to childbirth Education.  In this class you will learn about, COURSE TOPICS Birth as a Normal Process • Mind-Body Connection • Anatomy & Physiology • How Fear Affects Labor • Anxiety Triggers • The Power of Hormones • Breathing for Birth • Relaxation [...]




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Memorial Day Schedule

Come and get your yoga on as we celebrate the unofficial start of Summer on Monday, May 30. 9:30 -10:45 Hot Vinyasa Flow with Miriam 4:30 -5:30 Mixed Level with Ann All other regularly scheduled classes are cancelled. Have a safe, happy and healthy holiday!  We hope to see you soon at Evolve.  




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Tell a Tale – Mommy & Me Yoga, 6 week series starting Friday, April 15 11:00 – 11:30am

A 6 week interactive class for children ages 3-6 plus adult. Playful yoga poses, animated breathing exercises and relaxation techniques teach 3 -6 year olds about their growing bodies. Sprinkled with music, games, stories, and age-appropriate props. This class facilitates motor coordination, language development, social and body awareness skills. Children gain strength, balance and flexibility [...]




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