Class Descriptions

All of our classes at Evolution Yoga provide an appropriately challenging, yet mindful practice designed to increase strength and flexibility, reduce stress and tension, and promote our students’ overall well-being.  Please use the descriptions below to determine which class best suits your needs.  If you have any questions about the appropriateness of a particular class for you, please do not hesitate to contact Evolution Yoga or speak with one of our teachers. 

Introduction to Yoga

Introduction to Yoga is designed for students who are brand new to yoga.  The fundamentals of poses, breathing exercises, and relaxation techniques are introduced.  Poses and sequences are broken down with plenty of alignment cues, allowing students to learn in a safe and supportive environment.  This class is designed to provide students with a solid foundation for their yoga practice.

Basics & Beyond

Basics & Beyond classes are geared towards beginners, as well as those students looking to reinforce the fundamentals of yoga.  These classes are designed to enhance a developing yoga practice and promote strength, flexibility, and balance.

Mixed Level

Mixed Level classes are appropriate for both new students and those with some yoga experience.  Our Mixed Level classes offer options and adaptations to ensure that the class is challenging, yet accessible, for both new and intermediate students.

Gentle

Gentle yoga is designed for students of all levels desiring a slower-paced, more mindful class.  This class is designed to strengthen and lengthen the muscles, reduce stress, connect with the breath, and quiet the mind.

Yin Yoga

Yin yoga classes are the perfect complement to more active (yang) yoga classes.  In Yin classes, poses are held for a longer period of time, allowing the connective tissue to lengthen and the nervous system to relax.  These classes are excellent for stress reduction.

Prenatal Yoga

Prenatal yoga is appropriate for any level of student and is geared towards expectant parents, those who are preparing for pregnancy, and those supporting someone who is pregnant.  This class offers methods to support a healthy pregnancy by using relaxation techniques, breathing exercises, and postures to strengthen and tone the body, as well as relieve tension and common aches and pains.  This class is taught by a teacher with specialized training in prenatal yoga.

Postnatal Yoga

This class is geared towards women who are 6 weeks to 18 months post-birth and explores ways to alleviate aches and pains common to new mothers with poses addressing the back, pelvis, neck, shoulders, and core stabilization.  Explore movement, breathing, and promote rest and relaxation to help you be a more centered parent.