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.
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 system–the Chakra system. Learn how this system affects all aspects of your consciousness and how yoga, sound healing, meditation and mantra can bring balance to your life.
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.
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
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
At Evolve are hope and intention is to make yoga available to ALL Join us alternate Sundays from 3:00 -4:00 pm for our donation based yoga class. All levels and all welcome. October 26 November 9 Thanksgiving Day *10:00 -11:30 AM December 7
Join guest teacher Rebecca Wildbear, RYT-500, MS for a deep and joyful inward journey into the playfulness of your body and the mysterious imagery of your soul. There is some kiss we want with our whole lives, the touch of spirit on the body. -Rumi Have you ever felt a yearning for something unknown? Or [...]