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Ask the PT: Transitions

Posted by on Sep 28, 2015 in Evolution Blog | 0 comments


Usually I’m on the other side of the table, asking the questions, doing the testing, formulating the diagnosis and implementing a treatment plan. But on a beach in Ireland this summer, a slow slide and eventual strategized leap off a horse to keep me from under its hooves, put me on the physical therapist’s table.

It’s tough being the one with the injury, especially when I have enough information to know that my knee will eventually heal. The problem is, it’s not…

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Join us for Release Workshops; And Yoga Nidra with Janet this weekend

Posted by on Sep 24, 2015 in Evolution Blog | 0 comments

Release the Neck and Upper Back with Meagen Satinsky, PT
Whether you are reading this email on your Smartphone or your desktop, chances are good you are leaning forward just a little bit. Such eagerness to get closer to the action wrecks havoc with the neck and upper back. (Check yours now. Did you move your head back? Maybe rub the back of your neck?) In this workshop you will learn yoga postures and techniques to improve flexibility in the mid-back, neck, shoulders, and chest. You…

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Join us for Art Hop; Save $20 on 10-Class Cards; Yoga Workshops and Series start Next Week.

Posted by on Sep 9, 2015 in Evolution Blog | 0 comments

Art Hop at Evolution – Save $20 on 10-Class Passes  

Come to Evolution Friday night, September 11! Join us as we celebrate Our Ninth Birthday. Stop by the Studio for an art exhibit ion and sale featuring local artwork based on the theme the Art of Transformation.

Here is a sneak peek of the fun:

Save $20 on 10-Class Passes – 5:30-10pm on Friday (and until Noon on Saturday)
Brass Balagan – 6-7pm
New Nile Orchestra – 7-9:30pm
Heartfire Henna  (FREE HENNA) – 7-9pm
Chocolate Hollow…

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Jackie McAndrew

Jackie McAndrew is a certified Kripalu Yoga Teacher with a smile full of sunshine. In 2009, she moved to Vermont from her Midwestern roots in Michigan, and in 2013 she received her B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Vermont. She continues her studies at UVM in pursuit of Medical school, and volunteers in the Surgical I.C.U.

She began independently studying yoga and ayurveda while living on a biodynamic farm in Michigan. A lover of the physical, mental, and spiritual aspects of…

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Michelle Downing, RYT

Michelle discovered her love for all things relating to the human body shortly after moving to Waitsfield, Vermont in 2003. This passion lead her to deepen her yoga practice in intensive study of philosophy and detailed alignment principles with yoga instructors Todd Norian and John Friend. She completed a 300-hour teacher training in 2006.

While completing her yoga studies, Michelle discovered a particular interest in yoga therapy. An ever increasing curiosity about the human body…

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Intro to the Yoga Wall

November 20, 2015

You know that feeling when you get a great adjustment from your yoga teacher during class? As your body settles into proper alignment, stress is reduced and it feels like the pieces just fall into place. The yoga wall is like having someone there to provide this support through all of your postures.

This workshop is an introduction to the use of the wall and will explore how to find good alignment, move deeper into some poses, and struggle less in others. The use of straps and slings…

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Release the Hips and Lower Back

October 30, 2015

Do you spend too much time at your desk? Too much time in the car? On the couch? You are not alone. The average American adult spends nine to ten hours each day sitting. All this sitting around is doing a disservice to your hips and low back – these areas store tension like a good freezer stores the summer harvest. Long periods of sitting day-in and day-out can impact your health; your body is designed for movement!

Learn how to open up areas of tension in the hips and lower back with…

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Beyond Kegels: Discovering Foundation & Freedom Through Your Pelvic Floor

October 24, 2015

Change is a constant when it comes being a woman, and the pelvic floor is no exception! The pelvic floor is a vital region in every woman’s body. Its design and structure support movement and act as an exchange for energy on many levels.

This 2.5-hour women’s workshop we will:

  • begin to locate, relax, stretch, strengthen and exercise the various muscle groups of the pelvic floor, hips and lower abdominal muscles
  • learn how to integrate this newly discovered awareness into daily…
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Restorative Yoga to Inspire Your Breath

October 16, 2015

Join us for a rejuvenating practice of restorative yoga. This relaxing class allows you to draw into a deeper place inside yourself as you are guided into supported restful yoga poses. Come relax, restore and recharge. Please pre-register; this popular class will fill up.

Friday,  6-8 pm
Oct 16
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Stretch Your Hamstrings

September 20, 2015

Run? Swim? Hike? Bike? Are your hamstrings feeling it? Using yoga and some good assists from the Yoga Wall, we will take plenty of time to thoroughly stretch and release them. If you love your cardio and neglect your stretching, this is the workshop for you!

No yoga experience necessary.

Sunday, Sept 20
12:30-2:30 pm
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