Each week we offer a variety of classes at our beautiful new studio located in California, MD. Preregistration is required for all classes and any late cancels/no-shows will be charged. Clients have up until two hours before the start of class to cancel their reservation.
Evolve Yoga + Wellness is not just a yoga studio. We have worked hard to bring together a passionate group of instructors to offer classes in a variety of modalities- from Yoga and Meditation to Tai Chi and Barre-inspired classes. There’s something for every body at Evolve Yoga + Wellness!
In addition to our in-person classes, Evolve Yoga + Wellness offers Livestream options for select classes. Preregistration for all Livestream classes is required in order to receive necessary login and access information for the class.
Evolve Signature Classes
A nourishing and gentle class that combines elements of Restorative and Yin yoga practices that will restore you physically and mentally. Beginners and seasoned practitioners alike will benefit from the pace and inward-focus of this class. Soothing and restorative, it melds yin + restorative yoga in a complimentary way to help you channel quiet and calm in your body. Class involves passively holding poses with the support of props (blankets, blocks, and bolsters) to promote increased energy flow, balance, and the quieting of a busy mind. Expect to leave feeling restored and renewed.
A beginner-oriented class that’s also the ideal refresher for any level practitioner. Incorporating simple flowing sequences to warm up the body, as well as slower paced movements focusing on alignment, strength, balance, and flexibility. In Evolve Foundationas you’ll explore anatomical alignment, how to incorporate breathing, and learn what poses feel like in your body as well as how to make adjustments to help yourself find optimal alignment in the pose. Highly recommended to combat daily stresses and anxiety, this class is all about getting to know the mechanics of your body while making a connection to spirit. It is gentle approach to the practice with an emphasis on stabilization and “active stretching”. For new yogis, this class is the best way to lay a solid foundation. Starting with the basics offers the tools, guidance and confidence you need to move forward with your practice.
Evolve Align + Flow
A signature Evolve class combining traditional Hatha and Vinyasa Yoga styles that challenges both beginners and advanced students alike with a thoughtful arrangement of poses (asanas). Each class will focus on alignment, increase body awareness, strength and flexibility while refining foundational yoga postures. This class will also introduce more demanding postures that are sure to increase stamina. Options and modifications will be offered, allowing you to move at your own pace and challenge yourself just as much as feels good to you in each moment. Each class offers a unique sequence designed by your teacher and incorporates props into the flow.
Check out our schedule for Warm (85°) and Hot (95°) variations of our Evolve Align + Flow classes!
Flow + Restore
This class combines the best of both worlds: a heat building asana vinyasa practice that warms and opens you, followed by calming, restorative poses. Transition through powerful poses and then rest into the support of your props. Expect 30-40 minutes of challenging standing postures paired with Vinyasa flow, followed by 20-30 minutes of yin and/or restorative postures. Flow and Restore is an intentional, mindful practice, that allows you to connect to your physical, mental, and emotional body. A balanced combination leaving the body and mind both calm and clear. This class is suitable for every level of practitioner.
Check out our schedule for Warm Flow + Restore in a lightly heated room(between 80°-85°)!
A Vinyasa practice focuses on linking the movement of the body to the breath and offers a variety of standing and seated postures so that no two classes are ever identical. The variable nature of vinyasa yoga helps to develop strength, flexibility, and balance. As a philosophy, vinyasa recognizes the temporary nature of things. We enter a posture, are there, and then we leave. With guided instruction, alignment cues and carefully curated music, this practice will guide you through a moderately paced series of postures. Options and modifications may be offered.
Evolve Flow 360
Evolve Flow 360 offers all the great benefits of yoga, but with a twist. The additional attention to strength (particularly with light hand weights and bands) along with a little cardio blast session if for the yogi who wants to move in a whole new way. This class incorporates segments of yoga flow with weights and/or band, then cardio (no weights), topped off with some final asana and balancing poses before hitting the mat for savasana.
Check out our schedule for Warm (85°) and Hot (95°) variations of our Evolve Flow 360 classes!
Hot Power Vinyasa
Evolve’s Hot Power Vinyasa practice combines our signature Vinyasa class with all the benefits of infrared heating. A challenging and dynamic power vinyasa class that includes creative flow rooted in intelligent vinyasa sequencing. With guided instruction, alignment cues and carefully curated music. This class focuses on alignment and breath, encourages creativity in your practice and renews both body and mind. This class is practiced in a heated room (90°-95°).
Evolve Specialty Classes
Ashtanga is the foundational practice of what we now know as modern day yoga. Evolve Ashtanga Flow will rejuvenate your body, making it stronger, toned, more flexible and controlled. Evolve Ashtanga Flow will introduce you to the first series of Ashtanga Yoga, which is designed to open, align, strengthen and purify the body. Open to all levels, the flow includes Sun Salutations, standing postures, a balancing sequence, as well as a seated sequence creating a truly transformational practice for mind, body and soul.
“Yoga is for internal cleansing, not external exercising. Yoga means true self-knowledge.”
-Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, founder of Ashtanga Yoga
Meditation has been proven to reduce stress, control anxiety, promote emotional well-being, enhance self awareness, and lengthen attention span.
Join Chip Guffey for a monthly evening Guided Meditation. Chip will lead you through different types of meditation—sound, breath, mantra and more—to help you find a practice that resonates with you.
Evolve Mobility + Core 360
One of the keys to healthy movement, whether you practice yoga, calisthenics, CrossFit, or powerlifting is flexibility, range of motion and ease of movement and control. In this class we focus on releasing tension and improving flexibility while bringing core stabilization and breath to harness your power. Whether you’re trying to improve your inversions or backbends in yoga, or your strength training efficiency, this class will help bring breath and body awareness, relieve tension and improve mobility with an emphasis on core strength and stability. Range of motion is crucial to any type of fitness activity and the goal of Mobility Core 360 based around efficiency and freedom of movement.
Kids Yoga + Crafts
In this playful, interactive class, children ages 5-8 will learn age appropriate yoga poses, yoga games, breathing techniques and relaxation. The class will support body and breath awareness, build stability and strength in growing children, and share mindfulness techniques. Classes will incorporate music, cooperative games and creative movement to experience the benefits of the practice. Class ends with relaxation time followed by making a craft to take home after the yoga class. Participants should bring a yoga mat.
Prenatal & Postnatal Yoga
Appropriate for all levels of fitness, working with all stages of pregnancy and beyond. The emphasis of this class will be building strength, increasing stamina and flexibility, guided breath work and relaxation to prepare the mama-to-be both mentally and physically for the birth of her child. Some focus will be placed on squatting and hip opening, using gravity to aid in the birth process.
For new mamas, the days and weeks following the birth of your child can be challenging. Yoga helps to speed your recovery, reconnect you, mind and body, and aid in battling postpartum depression by joining a community of women who all share the same thoughts and feelings as you. You will feel your body begin to strengthen after the fatigue of childbirth and regain energy from sleepless nights, leading to more positive energy for your day.
**Please get the okay from MD or Midwife before beginning**
Strength + Flexibility Yoga
This class will work on the principles of traditional yoga postures with a focus on improving strength, flexibStrength & Flexibility Yoga will work on traditional yoga postures to develop strength, flexibility, balance, mobility and focus. This class aligns with the yogic principles of Stira / Strength and Sukha / Ease to create balance in the body, mind and spirit.. Breathwork and alignment will be emphasized. Suitable for all levels.