Evolve is a small, community-minded yoga studio. We provide a sweet, quiet space for the practice of yoga, meditation and mindful movement. Evolve teachers are inspired, independent business people who teach at Evolve and elsewhere in Washington State and abroad.
Our mission is to provide excellent yoga instruction that honors the full practice of yoga, embodying the Eight Limbs from Yamas and Niyamas to Samadhi.
We teach for all levels of student - beginners and advanced practitioners are welcome!
Please come join us - visitors and locals alike - and enjoy our sanctuary with the most incredible view in Leavenworth.
Joanna Dunn Yoga Teacher and Owner/Director of Evolve Local Yoga
A yoga teacher since 2001, Joanna is known for teaching a slower paced class. Whether beginner, restorative or Level 2 Vinyasa - she likes to move slow enough to allow the mind and breath to keep pace with the physical body. We spend enough time in our lives rushing... why not take our time to slow down in our yoga practice? For more information on Joanna's training as well as to find out about where she is taking her students on her next retreat, visit JoannaDunn.com Joanna is also co-director of Rasayana School of Yoga, a yoga alliance endorsed school at the 200-hour level.
Keri Carlton Yoga Teacher and Owner of Northwest Yoga Play
Certified through Snowcreek in 2012, Keri is a natural teacher. She is versatile and able to meet the needs of a wide variety of students. Inspired by Shiva Rea, Keri's Vinyasa style has elements of dance and fluid movement. Keri is also a teacher of Aerial Yoga Play, which uses a cloth swing or hammock to suspend the body just a few feet off the floor. Aerial Yoga Play can facilitate myofascial release in a gentle stretch but can also be quite challenging and acrobatic. For more information on Keri and Aerial Yoga Play, visit NorthwestYogaPlay.com Keri is also an amazing jewelry designer and creator. Visit her website LoticStone.com to see her beautiful work.
Nadege Margaria Yoga Teacher and Owner of Nadege Yoga Flow and Bellydance
Born and raised in Nice, France, Nadege has made her home in Leavenworth for almost a decade. A dynamic and dedicated teacher, Nadege inspires her students to try poses even if they think they can't do them. Inspired by Shiva Rea and Sean Corne, she places a strong emphasis on building core strength through her classes which are a challenging Level 2. Nadege is also in training to be a certified pole dance fitness instructor. She has over a decade of experience as a belly dance artist and instructor. For more information on Nadege, visit nmargaria.wixsite.com/yogaflowbellydance. You can also follow her on instagram here.
Amber Tande Yoga Teacher and Owner of Mana
A relative new comer to Leavenworth, Amber and her husband Colin ran a successful yoga studio and cafe in Seattle for seven years under the name Sutra. After a move from the big city, leaving Sutra in the hands of new owners, Amber and Colin opened Mana in Leavenworth. Amber is a multi-faceted teacher of yoga and shamanism. Her classes include references to the energy body - hence the name of her class, Prana Vinyasa. Amber teaches at Evolve in Leavenworth as well as for special events in Seattle and throughout the Northwest. To learn more about Amber, visit ManaMountain.com
Kelli Riddle Yoga Teacher and Owner of Kelli Riddle, LMP, RYT
Kelli completed her training in December 2014 through Shakti Vinyasa Yoga Studios in Seattle, WA. Her teaching focuses on Baptiste Power Vinyasa style flows and philosophy, emphasizing proper alignment to avoid injury. Kelli has a passion for teaching beginners of all shapes and sizes, proving yoga is possible for “every body” while teaching and empowering her students to be the best versions of themselves. Kelli is also a Licensed Massage Therapist and has her Paddle Board Yoga Certification. For more information about Kelli visit KelliRiddle.MassageTherapy.com
Hali Fiano Pilates Teacher
Hali Fiano is a new addition to the leavenworth community, She has been teaching pilates since 2003 with comprehensive trainings from PhysicalMind Institute in New York City and Polestar Pilates in Miami, FL. Hali earned her Bachelors in Exercise Science from Old Dominion University. Trained by physical therapists in the pilates community, Hali has worked extensively in a post rehabilitative settings and with special populations. Hali recently closed her pilates studio in Norfolk, VA to focus on raising her three young children in our beautiful mountain town. Hali's teaching style is fun, energetic, and hands on. She has a passion for helping others understand their own bodies and finding ways to improve their quality of movement. Hali can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ada Riley Feldenkrais® Practitioner
For the past fifteen years, Ada has taught Gentle Yoga and Mindfulness Meditation classes, beginning at the Whidbey General Hospital in Coupeville, Washington and recently at Golds Gym in East Wenatchee. In 2015, at the age of 79, Ada completed a four-year, 800-hour training to become a Guild Certified Feldenkrais® Practitioner. Ada currently teaches one-to-one and group classes and workshops to introduce this very beneficial method of somatic movement. Ada can be reached by email at email@example.com
Ariahna Jones Yoga Teacher and owner of Jala Soul
Inspired by dance and the natural world’s rhythms, Ariahna utilizes seasonal transitions and music to build creative and fluid classes. Primarily teaching an intuitive Vinyasa Flow, Ariahna helps inspire students to challenge themselves and to listen to their individual needs by offering modifications and places to grow with each pose. Her classes focus on achieving improved flexibility and strength, as well as mental wellbeing, all within a welcoming and supportive environment. Ariahna’s mission is for each person to leave with renewed energy, an empowered spirit and a smile! She received her Yoga Instructor Training through Yandara Yoga Institute in January 2015 and has recently studied Shivananda & Kriya Yoga in Northern India. For more information about Ariahna and her outdoor yoga retreats, visit jalasoul.com