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Yoga for Life Program

Evolution’s Yoga for Life program offers structure and guidance to yoga students ready to take the next steps on their path of yoga. Through this program, students work to deepen their understanding of the practices and philosophy of yoga, while continuing to learn to integrate them into daily life. The Yoga for Life program is designed to aid students in accessing a deeper understanding and connection to Self, while building a community that is strongly rooted in compassion, with a format that allows for flexibility in meeting individual participants’ needs:

  • Three modules – take them in any order you wish
  • Four-month program format for each module
  • Modules run Fall, Winter and Spring/Summer
  • Unlimited drop-in classes per module eg. Fall Module Sept 1 – Dec 31.
  • 7 Saturday workshops
  • Monthly dharma talks and potlucks
  • Individual and group mentorship
  • Study group options

Yoga for life participants receive the following unlimited member perks:

  • Free mat storage
  • 10% off Evolution Adult Yoga Workshops and Series

FacultyBrian Tobin E-RYT 500, YACEP will lead the Yoga for Life program, with additional mentoring support, Dharma Talks and Weekend Workshops offered by Rachel DeSimone , Morgan Gundersen, Kate Floyd RYT-200  and Janet Carscadden PT, DPT, E-RYT 200, YACEP


Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Credits – The Yoga for Life Program offers up to 30 CE credits for direct contact hours and 20 CE credits for non contact hours per module for Registered Yoga Teachers who complete each module.  Please note that his program is open to yoga students of all levels with a goal of deepening their practice, and is not a Yoga Teacher Training program. Yoga for Life will help teachers and students refine their skills and expand their knowledge base of yoga practices.

VSAC:  Yoga Instructors may qualify for VSAC nondegree grants for the Yoga For Life Program.


$549 per semester if paid in full at time of registration or
$145 per month if paid via a monthly electronic funds transfer(EFT) payment contract (four payments of $145 billed to your debit or credit card once per month.) Total cost for monthly payment option is $580. 

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Join us Friday August 4th 6-7pm for an informational meeting on the Yoga for Life Program.

Saturday Yoga for Life Workshop Outline

The Yoga for Life Program contains seven Saturday workshops from 10:30-11:30 am led by Yoga for Life Faculty.  The content of each workshop will be tailored to the learning interests of the group.  Each workshop will focus on deepening participants understanding of yoga through experiential learning.  Workshop structure is as follows:

Mantra Practice

Group Check in 

Experiential Practice: Mantra, Meditation, Pranayama Techniques

Asana Lab

Yoga Nidra, Meditation, Closing

Saturday 10:30-11:30 am Fall Workshop Dates: 

September 23 2017

October 7th, 2017

October 21, 2017

November 4th, 2017

November 18, 2017

December 9th 2017

December 16 2017

Sunday Dharma Talks and Potluck Dinners

Four monthly Dharma Talks/Potlucks will be held on the third  Sunday of each month from 6-8 pm.  Bring a vegetarian dish to share with the group and join the Yoga for Life Faculty for a talk to enhance your understanding of yoga practices.  Our Sunday potlucks are a great way to connect with your yoga community, share experiences of integrating yoga into your life, and participate in individual and group mentorship. Dharma Talk Topics:

Fall Module

September 17th: The Evolution of Yoga

October 15th: Yoga Philosophy

November 19th: Yoga Practices and Mind, Body, and Spirit

December 17th: Yoga and Mythology

Module Themes and Dates

Fall Module: Sept 1-Dec 31 

New Horizons – exploring the full practice of yoga – This module will focus on understanding the evolution of yoga, yoga philosophy and the breadth of practices that are contained in the path of yoga.  Work on developing a well rounded home practice. 

Winter Module : Jan 1 – April 30

Diving Deeper – breaking down the individual practices, to improve your understanding of yoga techniques and explore the effects on the body and mind.  In this module you will explore how to build a custom practice to deepen your experience of yoga.  

Spring/Summer Module: May 1st – August 31

Yoga for Life: Learn how to live your authentic yoga practice by taking yoga off the mat. 

The Yoga for Life Program modules have been designed to be taken in any order, to meet the needs of your busy schedule.  Upon completion of all three modules, participants will receive a Yoga for Life Certificate, and more importantly, reap the rewards of deepening your yoga practice.

Attendance Policy

The Yoga for Life Program is designed to enhance participants’ ability to integrate yoga practices into their lives.  In order to experience the changes that yoga can bring to practitioners lives, full participation in the program is recommended.  Attending two or more drop in classes per week, establishing a daily sadhana (practice), and attending as many workshops and dharma talks as possible, will provide the fullest experience for participants.  Yoga for Life Program participants are expected to arrive at classes and workshops on time, and participate in sessions in a manner that creates a positive learning environment.  Evolution PT and Yoga staff reserve the right to ask a participant to leave the program, if their behavior is disruptive, or interferes with the learning of the other participants.

Payment Options and Scholarship

Tuition for the Yoga for Life Fall 2017 Module is $549 when paid in full at time of registration, or $580 if paid via our monthly EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer) contract. If you choose to purchase the monthly EFT option, you agree to have four monthly payments in the amount of $145.00 electronically debited from your credit or debit card account, with the first payment charged at the time of registration, and recurring payments made on the first day of each month thereafter until all four payments have been made.
There are two scholarship positions available for the Yoga for Life Program. Please e-mail for our scholarship application

Cancellation Policy

The Yoga for Life Training Program includes a non-refundable $50 registration fee. A full refund, minus the registration fee, will be given for cancellations given at least two (2) weeks prior to the program start date. No refunds nor changes to the Monthly EFT agreement shall be made when cancellation is made with less than two (2) weeks notice before the program start date. Requests to cancel must be made in writing by emailing