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 Kathy Therrien for a fun interactive family yoga class with your child, ages 3-6 with parent of caregiver. Children will have an opportunity to use their imagination to create a story and picture themselves as animals, flowers or superheros. This class will include age appropriate yoga poses, engaging stories, songs, games, breathing techniques and relaxation. No prior yoga experience is necessary. Yoga mats may be provided although please bring your own mats if able.   This special 30 minute class series runs until Dec. 2. Fridays, 11:00 – 11:30.   Just $8 to drop in.

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And in celebration of National Yoga Month we will be having a free give away every week!  Follow us on Facebook.   Like, share and comment on our our special weekly inquiry question to be entered in the drawing of the week…Namaste

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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  Self-Awakening Yoga Immersion with Janel Schullo
Nov 5-6
Nov 19-20
Dec 3-4
Typical Yoga Teacher Training Weekend ScheduleFriday
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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Evolve Yoga now at St. Mary’s College – Fall session starting soon!

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, September 6, 4:30 -5:30 pm. *A basic class to build strength, increase flexibility, and improve balance, appropriate for beginners as well as more experienced adult [...]




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Let’s Talk Baby Childbirth Education new class begins September 24

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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Self-Awakening Yoga Immersion with Janel Schullo, E-RYT 500, Oct. 22 -23

Self-Awakening Yoga has been called a miraculous returning home to the wisdom of the body. Throughout this immersion training you will learn 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 natural movement. Join [...]




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The Origins of Yoga, Sat., Oct. 29 with Janel Schullo and Horace Usry

Yoga originated in Asia, but today has become a world-wide phenomenon. In the US alone, the number of Americans who self-identify as yoga practitioners has risen to 20.4 million, a 30% rise in the last four years. With interest in the health benefits of yoga booming, questions arise: Is yoga a merely physical practice for [...]




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The Yoga of Recovery with Horace Usry and Janel Schullo, Sun., Oct. 30, 1:00 – 4:00

Addiction to drugs, alcohol, food, sex, gambling-and the list goes on-is a problem of epic proportion in our society today. Learn the basics of 12-Step Recovery in the burgeoning field of Yoga for Recovery. Gain a basic understanding of the neuroscience of craving and addiction. Become familiar with current research into the relationship between trauma [...]




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Yoga Nidra Workshop, Sunday, Nov. 6, 1:30 – 3:30

Yogic Sleep is a rejuvenating practice that brings renewed energy to the mind and body. Known as Yoga Nidra, this practice is quite different than a traditional savasana at the end of yoga class. Your consciousness receptively floats halfway between awake and sleep as your intuition and inspiration rise to the top of your consciousness. [...]




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Joy to the Hamstrings! (OR Merry Hamstrings for All), Sunday, Dec. 11. ,1:30 – 3:30 with Naomi Gottlieb-Miller

Are your tight hamstrings causing you to lose your holiday spirit? Spend an afternoon stretching and strengthening your hamstring muscles to make them more merry and bright. We’ll start things off with a basic hamstring anatomy lesson to learn more about how these muscles work within the structure of your body, as well as how [...]




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