My 40 Days Diary: Week 5

I can’t believe it’s already Week 5 in the program! Week 5 is all about centering. Baron Baptiste describes centering as “emancipating”. He explains, “As we practice staying centered we discover that we have the capacity to be aware of the little gremlin voices in our heads and that we don’t have to get caught […]

3 Reasons to NOT do Teacher Training

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By: Stephanie Ellis What!? Yes, you read that right. I’m sure every teacher you see at the studio has been talking to you about why you should do teacher training, so I’m here to call out the top three reasons why you wouldn’t want to do teacher training. Get ready for the truth! Reason #1: I don’t […]

My 40 Days Diary: Week 4

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Week 4 feels like I’m finally starting to get the hang of this 40 Days thing! This week’s theme is restoration. Merriam-Webster defines restoration as, “an act or process of returning something to its original condition by repairing it”. When I think about this word, I think about making something new again. However, this word […]

Meditation: A Practical Morning Routine

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My journey into yoga started two years ago this February. I walked into Evolution during “Bring a Friend Week” apt to learn something! I knew my whole body and mind needed work, and I thought if I could get a workout at the same time, it was a WIN WIN! After a few sessions, I noticed a change.

My 40 Days Diary: Week 3

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Week 3 marks the 40 days program in full swing for me. The theme of week 3 was equanimity. Merriam-Webster defines equanimity as, “evenness of the mind especially under stress” and “balance”. At our weekly in person group meeting we defined equanimity as, “calm in the storm”, “sitting with discomfort”, “balance of strength and ease” […]

My 40 Days Diary: Week 2

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As we approach the beginning of Week 3 of the 40 Days Program at Evolution, I’ve taken the time to reflect on my Week 2 journey. Week 2 focused on vitality. Merriam-Webster defines vitality as the power of enduring and the capacity to live and develop. I think of vitality as synonymous with life energy. […]

My 40 Days Diary: Week 1

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The 40 Days Diaries: Week One By: Megan Donnelly This week marked my immersion in the 40 Days to Personal Revolution program at Evolution. 40 Days is a program designed by Baron Baptiste that has the power to bring you to your personal revolution via daily practice, meditation, and nutritional wellness. Participants go on a journey of […]

Creating A Mantra & Intention Setting

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Our words have power. They have the power to change our mood in a matter of seconds. The ways we communicate with ourselves within our inner dialogue and with others through conversation have the power to ultimately shape our lives. I sat down with Lisa Taylor, owner of Evolution Power Yoga, to learn a little […]

The Busy Yogi: Making Time for Practice

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Life gets hectic. Sometimes it feels so difficult to balance it all. We try to get it all done and sometimes our schedules fall short of yoga. This is the story we tell ourselves. I am a recent graduate student, as well as an academic. My job requires my energy a minimum of 40 hours […]