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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
Nov 5-6
Nov 19-20
Dec 3-4
Typical Yoga Teacher Training Weekend Schedule

Friday
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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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.   Classes to start July 9, 2016.  Class size is limited to 6 couples (12 people).  5 week sessions starting July 9 and September 10.

$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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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, May 3, 5:00 -6:00 pm.

*A basic class to build strength, increase flexibility, and improve balance, appropriate for beginners as well as more experienced adult students. Each session will include gentle stretching, movements, and postures adapted to meet the needs of those present. Yoga calms the mind and nervous system, resulting in numerous benefits. It lowers heart rate and blood pressure, reduces tension and stress, improves focus and concentration, and provides a greater sense of well-being, energy, and peace.

This special class offered by Susan  Grier, RYT -500.

Class meets in the beautiful dance studio in Montgomery Hall.

Register through Evolve Yoga, under workshops.   $95 for 8 sessions or $13 drop-in fee.

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Cakra Sadhana – A Meditation Practice, 5 class series begins Saturday, April 16.

The ancient practice of using the cakra system for meditative focus will be explored and practiced in this 5 week workshop series.  Taught in conjunction with the Adaptive Yoga Training program this series will be open to the general public. This workshop will give you the tools to begin a systematic personal meditation or refine [...]




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Tell a Tale – Mommy & Me Yoga, 6 week series starting Friday, April 15 11:00 – 11:30am

A 6 week interactive class for children ages 3-6 plus adult. Playful yoga poses, animated breathing exercises and relaxation techniques teach 3 -6 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 [...]




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100 Hour Adaptive Yoga and Skillful Observation Teacher Training begins April 2016

Join Lauri Bruce, E-RYT 500 and Director of Evolve’s Inner Therapies Yoga Therapeutics program  for a transformational experience in the teaching lineages of Nosara Yoga Institute and the American Viniyoga Institute. This unique training is  part of Evolve’s 300 Hour Advanced studies program.  For more information click here




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Candlelight Flow with Cello & Chant, Saturday, April 23, 6:00 – 7:30 PM

Please Join us for a special yoga experience for the senses. Gina Guffey will guide a mixed level flow class accompanied by Kristin Ostling on cello, with chanting by Chip Guffey. This class will be suitable for all levels and will allow each individual the freedom to experience moving their bodies to the sounds of [...]




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Dancing Warrior: Adventure in Contrasts Yoga Workshop Sat., April 9, 1:30 -3:00

Yin and Yang (Tai Chi), Sun and Moon (Hatha): as concepts they seem easy, finding application can be more challenging. Bring open ears, open eyes, and an encouraged heart to this fun and challenging afternoon exploration of one version of the venerable Dancing Warrior vinyasa. Our focus will highlight three complimentary angles: Confidence through Commitment; [...]




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Spring 2016 Wellness Cleanse begins April 10

Get ready for Spring 2016 inside and out with a rejuvenating body cleanse.  Evolve’s Wellness Cleanse Program combines 4 weeks of unlimited yoga with a guided gentle detoxification process designed to energize, restore, and promote weight loss. This revitalizing program teaches the basic fundamentals for prevention and self-healing through nutrition and a restful, mindful cleanse. [...]




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Spring Restorative Yoga Workshop with Pranassage, Sunday, April 3, 3:00 – 5:00

Spring has sprung and change is in the air. Help yourself transition with the gift of relaxation and peace! The restorative practice helps prepare the receiver for a deeper experience by engaging the parasympathetic nervous system, which governs the internal organs and digestive system and inhibits or slows high-energy function. By doing so, the body [...]




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