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Get ready for Spring 2015 inside and out with a rejuvenating body and mind cleanse. Evolve’s Spring Wellness Cleanse combines 5 weeks of unlimited yoga with a safe and guided detoxification program designed to energize, restore and promote weight loss. For some, the results can be life changing. This program teaches the basic fundamentals for prevention and self-healing, through nutrition and a restful, mindful cleanse.

Stress, environmental factors, and our diets are the controllable factors that tax our bodies the most. During these 5 weeks we’ll be relieving stress through yoga and meditation, ridding our environment of harmful chemicals, and modifying our diets to reduce the amounts of toxins we consume through alcohol, gluten, sugar, caffeine, and animal products.  

Weekly Breakdown

Week 1 (3/22-28): Prep Week-Meal Planning, recipe sharing, and eating as vegetarian as possible. Removing unnecessary chemicals and products from your personal environment.  

Week 2 (3/29-4/4): Whole Food Plant-Based – Eating a diet of vegetables, whole non-wheat centric grains, fruits, nuts, and tubers. If this is your first time eating plant-based, try to stick with it for the entire cleanse.  

Week 3 (4/5-11): Raw Week – Eating uncooked fruits and vegetable based meals. This allows for a higher level of nutrient consumption as most foods start to loose nutrients when heated above 115 degrees. This is Stage 2 of the Cleanse. It is available to those who are comfortable eating plant-based and would like to try a Raw Diet.    

Week 4 (4/12-18): Liquid Raw – By week 3, you are starting to feel the effects of this Cleanse. Your skin is brighter, pants are looser, and your energy levels are through the roof! If you have completed most of Raw Week, you will want to try Liquid Raw, where we’ll be eating lots of healthy soups and smoothies! This allows the digestive system a chance to rest, restore, and fully illuminate built up toxins.  

Week 5 (4/19- and beyond): Processing Week- Congratulations you’ve completed the Cleanse! We’ll be sharing our experiences, pot-lucking our favorite recipes, and seeing what healthy habits are sticking for life as we transition into our optimal wellness diet.  

The Spring Wellness Cleanse includes: An unlimited class pass for 5 weeks, 5 Wellness Meetings with meditation and light yoga, 10 Pure Trim Wellness Shakes, and a Pot-Luck Party at the last Wellness Meeting.  

Wellness Meetings Sundays, March 22nd – April 19th from 4:00 -5:00 

Cost: $200 per person ~ Early Birds Sign up before March 15 and save 10% 

Please contact Jenn Brown for more information at or (443)771-3425 


No one likes to face plant in a yoga class. As a result, arm balancing poses like Crow pose are avoided for fear of embarrassment. However there is nothing more satisfying than accomplishing the lift of your feet from the ground while balancing on your arms.
So in today’s workshop we turn our attention to the simple mechanics of crow pose. We’ll deconstruct this arm balance and others similar arm balances down to their roots in order to build ourselves a proper sturdy platform we can rely on for balancing. Adding to this the shapes and forms of these arm balances in other poses, we’ll be prepared to put the 2 together and fly with a little less fear of the face plant.
Expect strong work for your legs, arms and core, but know that all that work will lead to the profound enjoyment of achieving lift off, even if only briefly. When both feet are off the ground, every second counts!
$30, $25 Early Bird registration.


A 4 week interactive class for children ages 3-5 plus adult. Playful yoga poses, animated breathing exercises and relaxation techniques teach 3, 4 and 5 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 skills. Caregivers and dads are welcomed. If you would like the instructor to consider having a 2.5 to 3.0. year old child attend class, please call the studio to chat with the instructor to ensure that the class is appropriate. Being a personal yoga mat for you and your child. Some mats are available for you to borrow. These classes require a minimum number of pre-registered students in order for class to start. Must pre-register. If the class does not have enough students, it will be cancelled and you will be informed. You will be informed 2 working days prior to the scheduled start date. Call 301-862-1236 or visit us at 23415 Three Notch Rd, #2004 (Wildewood Shopping Center). Session dates:  April 20, 27, May 4 and 11. $32.00 for the 4 week session (1 adult and 1 child) $4.00 per additional child for all 4 sessions



Foundations of Flow-Exploring the Jump Through in Vinyasa, with Liz Dornisch, Saturday, May 16, 1:30-3;30

Bring more ease and understanding into your daily practice as we break down and take a closer look at the elements of vinyasa. Through practice, demonstration, and hands-on assists you will discover proper alignment of transitions within the vinyasa, and build the strength, flexibility, and grace to float through and jump back, as utilized in [...]

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Vinyasa:Foundations of Flow-Core Power & Alignment, with Miriam Kindley, Sat., May 30, 1:00-4:00

Transform your yoga practice by learning the elements of alignment and how to access core power using the Baptiste sequence as a framework.  This is a hands on class!  We will break down postures in detail and learn effective assists that will help you gain a greater understanding of the posture in your own body [...]

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Grow Your Own Lotus: Safe and Effective Hip Opening for Everyone, with Naomi Gottlieb-Miller, Sunday, June 14, 1:30 -3:30

Lotus pose is a deep hip opener that looks simple and serene. Doesn’t buddha look peaceful sitting under that tree in lotus pose? In reality, Padmasana is a tricky, advanced and deep hip opener, which requires an enormous amount of mobility in your hip joints and can be potentially dangerous for your knees. Not so [...]

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Expand Your Mind & Enliven Your Spine! Yoga for Scoliosis, with Lauri Bruce, June 27-28

This two-day hands-on workshop series is designed for the student with scoliosis or with a lateral deviation of the spine and yoga teachers wishing to expand their knowledge about spinal structural issues. The Sutras of Patanjali tell us “tasya bhumisu viniyogah”. The appropriate application of yoga must be applied in a step-by-step manner. On day [...]

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200 Hour Interdisciplinary Yoga Teacher Training starts February 13

Directed by Ann Hunt, E-RYT 500 The 2015 Yoga Teacher Training program will begin February 13, 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 [...]

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Ready to learn Ashtanga Yoga? New 4 week series starts Saturday, February 7

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 [...]

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Yoga for Weight Loss, 5 week series begins January 6

The New Year is here and it’s time to get back on track! Why do it alone? These 5 self-esteem boosting classes will focus on basic postures that promote weight loss. Each weekly class will gently progress to help you develop sustainable healthy habits to last a lifetime! Pure Trim Wellness Shakes provide the nutritional [...]

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