Evolution Blog Articles

Grounding In – Present Moment Awareness

  One of the most useful tools yoga continues to teach me is to feel my connection to the ground. It is an intentional slowing down, a space for a moment or split second of present moment awareness. Feeling my feet on the ground helps me to slice through the muck of...

The Courage of Transformation

Change is inevitable. Yogic philosophy explains that change and transformation are an inherent part of nature and life(Parinamavada). The practice of yoga on and off the mat helps us learn to accept these changes. Life involves transformations, some good, others less...

Pain, Acceptance, and Healing

  With the early spring in Vermont this year, we are reminded of the prevalence of tick season. As you are out and about, please take precautions to protect yourself against tick-borne illnesses. Below Evolution teacher, Zach Wilson shares his experience and...

Outside, Inside, Out: The Context of Transformation

By Nicci Micco When I hear the word “transformation,” I think total change. Caterpillar to butterfly. Guest bedroom into home office, made fresh with paint and plants by pros on a reality TV show. I think of water shape-shifting into ice or steam. Still H20, just in a...
Breath

Breath

“No matter what you eat, how much you exercise, how skinny or young or strong you are, none of it matters if you're...

Wisdom & Compassion

Wisdom & Compassion

Like many of you, I have been deeply disturbed, distressed, angered and motivated by the widespread protests and calls to action that occurred in response to the murder of George Floyd. Disturbed...

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Living Into the Unknown

Living Into the Unknown

On the cusp of summer, we all are being asked to reassess what our summer plans may hold. A family gathering for my Dad’s 70th birthday can’t happen as we had envisioned, there is no summer camp for...

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Finding Refuge in the Moment

Finding Refuge in the Moment

  Two weekends ago I attended an online meditation retreat through the Insight Meditation Society. I had thought I would attend the retreat in person and was grateful for the opportunity to...

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R.e.s.i.l.i.e.n.c.e.

R.e.s.i.l.i.e.n.c.e.

  This semester we have been studying resilience in the Yoga for Life program. What an incredibly prescient theme we picked! As many of our lives have changed significantly in the past few...

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