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Yoga for Digestive Health

Posted by on Nov 18, 2016 in Evolution Blog | 0 comments

It’s that time a year when food comes to the forefront of celebrating with family and friends. While sharing a specially prepared meal is a beautiful tradition, sharing in too many food-centered celebrations may leave our bodies and minds feeling not so well.

Speaking of the link between bodies and minds, the connection between the mind and the gut is becoming better and better understood. There is a large part of our nervous system that lines the walls of the digestive system from…

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Thanksgiving Yoga Schedule

Posted by on Nov 16, 2016 in Evolution Blog | 0 comments

Join us for yoga before, during, and after Thanksgiving
(click the class title to sign up)

Wednesday, November 23
7-8 am – Kripalu I/II with Bonnie
12:15-1:15 pm – Vinyasa/Yin with Morgan

Thursday, November 24
10-11:30 am – Thanksgiving Day Yoga: Benefit for Hunger Free Vermont
with Rachel

Friday, November 25
10-11:15 am – Kripalu I/II with Bonnie
4:30-5:30 pm – Community Class with Kelly

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Politics, Religion, Yoga, and Non-harming

Posted by on Nov 4, 2016 in Evolution Blog |

As this painful, divisive, excruciating, acrimonious, interminable election season winds down, we thought we’d take a look at Ahimsa, yoga’s first tenet. It means non-harming; it is something we as a people have been lacking lately.

I saw a meme online this morning: “When it’s all over, all that really will have mattered is how we treated each other.” How well have we treated each another? Not very.

Ahimsa is the very first of the Yamas and Niyamas (think of the Yamas and the Niyamas as…

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Yoga for Pain Management

Posted by on Oct 28, 2016 in Evolution Blog |

Pain shows up in many forms and for many reasons. While some pain is the direct result of an injury, other pain presents itself over time, with no specific cause. Whether pain is acute or insidious, physical therapy combined with yoga can help.

The five PT’s at Evolution PT and Yoga prefer to look at the whole person and incorporate yoga into patient care. Physical therapists consider the medical history, the location and description of the current problem, and find out the ways each…

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Thanksgiving Day Yoga at Evolution: a Benefit for Hunger Free Vermont

Posted by on Oct 25, 2016 in Evolution Blog, Workshops & Series |

While many of us think of Thanksgiving as a time to celebrate and come together over tables heaping with food, there are many individuals and families in Vermont who struggle every day with hunger and malnutrition. Evolution Yoga wants to help our vulnerable neighbors by holding a benefit class on Thanksgiving Day.

This year, we are asking students to support the work of Hunger Free Vermont by joining us at this special Thanksgiving Day class. Sign up now to reserve your spot—space is…

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Featured Yoga Teacher: Martha Whitney, 25th Anniversary

Posted by on Oct 25, 2016 in Evolution Blog |

This year marks the 25th anniversary of Martha Whitney’s yoga teaching. This morning I had the privilege of spending some time with her on the phone talking about how her practice and her teaching have evolved. We both sat at our windows enjoying the fall. Our conversation was bookended by morning glories and blue jays. Of the flowers, Martha joked, “They’ve gone wild. Some days I try to count them – that’s a little bit compulsive.”

She started practicing yoga more than 30…

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