I have only had the pleasure of practicing at Evolutions since the fall of 2010 but was hooked after tentatively joining in on my first Ashtanga Primary Series class. Jenni and Ross are welcoming and helpful, always ready to patiently answer questions in person or via a prompt email response. The atmosphere is relaxed and comfortable completely lacking the gym like feel of some studios.
Having participated in primarily Hatha and Hatha inspired community classes I gained the courage to give Ashtanga try after an 8 week Vinyassa class elsewhere. Ross and Jenni made me feel welcome to give it a try beginning with their response to my email asking for more information about Ashtanga. I loved it after my first class. I kept coming back and I wasn’t sure what made it so appealing until Jenni described it as eventually becoming a moving meditation. At that point it dawned on me that she had just put into words what had always been my experience of and the main appeal of yoga for me. I find these gently offered bits of thoughtful, inspirational, and encouraging information add a lot to the meditative experience of a class at Evolutions. Don’t get me wrong, the classes are challenging, vigorous and the time flies by. You know you have challenged your body and have had the opportunity to grow in your practice when you walk out of a Primary series class! I have also attended a few Gentle Yoga classes and found them just as well run and to be precisely what they were advertised as.
The website is very informative, looks great and is easy to navigate. The expanded 2011 schedule seems to offer something for everyone. I look forward to continuing to build my practice at Evolutions. It is worth the short drive from Indianapolis, it’s not as far as you think, particularly for those looking for a Primary Series Class as one is offered at various times throughout the week.
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