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Nadi Shodhana Pranayama

Posted by on Feb 25, 2019 in Evolution Blog | 0 comments

Nadi Shodhana, also known as Alternate Nostril Breathing, can have a profound impact on your body, mind, and nervous system. This is a simple and powerful tool, which can be used by most people as a simple and effective practice to clear the mind and calm the whole self.

The translation of Nadi Shodhana is fairly straightforward. Nadi means “channel” and Shodhana means “purification.” So among many other things, the purpose is in the title, to purify or clear the…

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Evolution is Hiring a New PT

Posted by on Feb 8, 2019 in Evolution Blog |

Evolution is seeking an experienced physical therapist to join our busy practice starting in June 2019. We are an outpatient orthopedic clinic with five physical therapists.  Preference will be given to candidates with at least three years of experience, yoga teacher or yoga therapy training, orthopedic or manual therapy certifications or training and those who can are available for early, late or weekend appointments.  This position offers a flexible schedule of 30-35 hours per week…

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February Self Care: Foot Massage with Warm Oil Before Bed – Padabhyanga

Posted by on Jan 28, 2019 in Evolution Blog |

In Ayurvedic medicine, abhyanga is the practice of massage with warm oil. Full-body self massage is incredibly nurturing, but with our hectic schedules, can be hard to fit in. When starting a self-care routine sometimes it’s best to start with a practice that is accessible. Starting with a foot massage before bed can help you unwind and get the much-needed rest you need.

Pada is the Sanskrit word for foot. Thus Padabhyanga is oiled food massage. Our feet are our foundation and our…

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Yoga Therapy for Your Back – Winter Edition

Posted by on Jan 22, 2019 in Evolution Blog |

Digging out from that winter storm may have caused your back to be cranky.  Here are some of our favorite tricks for releasing strain and tension to keep your back healthy.

Find a quiet spot, clear away the clutter and give yourself about half an hour for this routine.
You will need:
1 blanket
1 yoga block or foam roller
an 8-foot yoga strap
2 racquet or tennis balls.


Start on your hands and knees in a neutral table, spread your fingers wide and press down through each…

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The Healing Practice of Self-Care: A 12-Month Journey

Posted by on Dec 29, 2018 in Evolution Blog |

As we embark on a new year where goals and resolutions are set with earnest determination, yet often quickly forgotten, I challenge you to take a different approach.  Perhaps a simpler strategy of making one change per month will give time to allow the effects of your practice to sink in and become part of your routine. With that in mind, we are setting out on a year of Self-Care. One strategy per month with postings from our community of yoga teachers and healthcare providers to guide…

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Holiday Gift Card Sale – Save 15%

Posted by on Dec 1, 2018 in Evolution Blog |

Give the Gift of Yoga this Holiday Season and Save 15%! You have experienced the benefits of yoga. Whether it’s the balancing nature of the physical practices or the grounding energy of meditation and pranayama, yoga can be transformative. Help a friend or family member on this journey with a gift card from Evolution Yoga!

Save 15% on Gift Cards purchased December 1-31, at the studio or online. Name your own price and let your recipient choose how they use it. Gift cards can be…

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