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Workshops

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

 

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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 Ashtanga yoga.

We will take a closer look at:

• Ujjayi breath and its purpose in vinyasa
• Accessing core strength to flow with greater ease and stability
• Transitioning from high plank to low
• Upward facing dog
• Downward facing dog
• Floating forward to standing
• Floating thru to seated
• Floating back to chataranga
• Picking up from seated and floating back

This workshop will revolutionize your vinyasa practice, and is appropriate for all levels.

$30, $25 Early Bird registration

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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 and what is possible.  $40, Early Bird registration save 10%.

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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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Rock Your Bakasana-A Playful Approach to Arm Balancing, with Naomi Gottlieb-Miller, Saturday, April 18, 1:30-3:30

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 [...]

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Spring Wellness Cleanse Starting March 22

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 [...]

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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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