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.

We invite you to join Krystal, Iris, and Maggie for YOGA IS LOVE
A Mixed Level Yoga Experience

Let us nurture your MIND, BODY, and SPIRIT with this LOVE INSPIRED class.
Wear your FAVORITE yoga outfit. You know, the one that makes you feel beautiful.
All levels and all statuses (single, married, coupled, it’s complicated) are welcomed.
This is a donation based class. Please arrive early as space is limited.

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Based on an article by Viniyoga therapist Olga Kabel, creator of Sequence Wiz, this workshop will focus on 20 “nutrient-dense” poses that give us maximum benefits with minimum risk.

These poses bring benefits to multiple parts of the body, adapt easily to fit the needs of the practitioner and can be easily modified to change their area of effect.

Join Lauri Bruce ERYT 500, CYT for this 3 hour workshop and explore the possibilities and benefits of these 20 super poses.

Students will learn how to adapt the postures for their particular needs and conditions and teachers will learn how  incorporating  modifications can enhance the practices they are offering their students.

CEUs available for this class.  Handouts included. Register by Feb 12 and save $5.  Otherwise just $50.  Go to your MindBody account to register on-line or sign up at the front desk : )

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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 Techniques • Choosing Your Birth Team • Vocalization in Birth • Optimal Fetal Positioning • Birth Preparation Exercises • Choosing Birth Preferences • Positions for Birth • Informed Choice in Birth •
Your Childbearing Rights • Comfort Measures • The Golden Hour(s) • Newborn Procedures •
Birth Recovery • Newborn Care • Breastfeeding • Benefits of Skin to Skin •
The Fourth Trimester • Interventions: Benefits & Risks

No matter what type of birth you are planning, this class covers everything that you and your partner need to know about giving birth! From the initial moments of wondering “Am I really in labor?!” to those first few days with your newborn.

~ In addition to hands-on learning opportunities, benefits include:

  • The opportunity to bond with other expectant couples
  • A chance for your partner to join in — and a way to connect with your birthing partner or labor coach
  •  Time for addressing your fears
  • Sharing your concerns with other mothers and the instructor
  • Confidence from knowledge and experience that can help you to have a more satisfying childbirth experience
  • A chance to talk the facility where you plan to give birth and answer questions you might have.

 Let’s talk baby in class education:

Total class time is 10 hours, 2 hours a week, for 5 weeks.    Class size is limited to 6 couples (12 people).  5 week session starting September 24.

$200.00 for mother and one support person. This person could be, husband, partner or Doula. Support is encouraged but not necessary.

~This class is designed to be open to all birth preferences. In this class we hope to offer a safe place free from judgement and criticism.   Our goal is for you the parents to leave feeling educated, supported and bonded.

Offered by Samantha Feldman:  Childbirth Educator, Doula and mother to eight. Her training has been completed through Birth Arts International as well as DONA. She also holds a BS. in Psychology. Samantha will be offering a Modern Childbirth Education Class. No matter what type of birth you are planning, this class covers everything that you and your partner need to know about giving birth. From birth as a normal process with educational recourses, to hands on practice, combined with full question and answer. You will leave her class with the confidence from knowledge and experience that can help you to have a more satisfying childbirth experience.

Samantha Feldman, 254-630-3216, Originalmomentsbds@gmail.com

For more information or to register for this class call please contact Samantha Feldman at 254-630-3216 or Doulasofsouthernmaryland@gmail.com

originalmomentsbds@gmail.com

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Exploring the The Four Foundations of Mindfulness with Insight Yoga – Next class Sun., Mar 12, 1:00 – 3:30

The Buddha’s discourse on the Four Foundations of Mindfulness outlines practical methods for practicing mindfulness meditation and for progressing on the path to awakening. In this workshop series we’ll interweave these timeless teachings with body-based yoga methods. Mindfulness practice develops a quality of awareness that enables us to maintain a continuity of presence throughout a [...]




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Rise Up: Inversions for Everyone! with Naomi Gottlieb-Miller, Sunday, April 2, 1:30 – 3:30

Springtime is the perfect time for inversions. Just as the flowers begin to push through the cold earth reaching towards the sun, their roots dig even deep down to create a strong anchor to support that skyward growth. When you are learning to balance safely upside down, you can take a tip or 2 from [...]




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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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Trauma-Sensitive Yoga: Understanding Trauma’s Full-Spectrum Impact and How to Relieve Symptoms Naturally with Alana Greenberg, June 3 – 4, 2017

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 [...]




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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.  8 class session begins Tuesday, Jan 1 0, 5:00 – 6:00 pm. Spring session begins March 14. *A basic class to build strength, increase flexibility, and improve balance, appropriate for [...]




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Sunrise Yoga is back again for Summer 2017

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 [...]




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